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Ramapo College Office of Admissions

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About Sculpture

Do you see the world only in 3D? When you create art, is it meant to be experienced from all angles? Are you always on the hunt to find new and innovative materials for creative expression?

The Visual Arts Sculpture concentration is designed to develop higher-level thinking, art-related technology skill, art criticism, art history, and aesthetics especially in regards to studio production. These classes include working with metal, wood, and experimental sculpture, as well as ceramics.

Courses You Could Take:

Intermediate Sculpture, Bronze Casting / Welding, Figure Drawing & Sculpture, Installation Art, The Artist’s Book, Art as Therapy, Intro To Psychology

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Career Opportunities

You will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Communications with a concentration in Sculpture. Ramapo’s graduates have gone on to receive their Master’s in Fine Arts, become high school teachers, college professors, professional artists, design firm owners and gallery owners. Sculpture alumni who pursued double majors even include a medical doctor and a mechanical engineer.

You can also consider learning more about our joint degree program on Art Therapy with Caldwell University, which would lead to a earning a Masters of Counseling with a Mental Health Counseling/Art Therapy Specialization in Sculpture. Talk to an admissions counselor to learn more:

Sample Job Titles

Job Title
Craft Artists
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
Special Effects Artists and Animators
Artists and Related Workers, All Other

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services ( or visit

Hands-On Learning

As a sculpture student, you will work in our state-of-the-art sculpture studios that include sand and ceramic shell mold-making facilities and a foundry for casting bronze. The three separate buildings also contain a full metal studio, a clay and plaster studio, and a mold making and wax facility. A sculpture garden next to the facilities is in the works.

The Sculpture concentration aims to develop your critical thinking and art-related technology skills within an interdisciplinary curriculum. If you’re interested in pursuing a counseling career in Art Therapy, you can take specialized advanced courses.