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Course Description

Art and Design - ART 246

Sculpture 1: Theory and Elements (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course explores sculptures as an art form in art history. Students study materials, processes and methods used to create important sculptural works, utilizing both traditional and experimental methods.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain how sculptures can evoke a response from the viewer.
  • Explain the ways in which sculpture functions within society.
  • Document the relationship and importance of sculpture to other art forms.
  • Summarize the processes involved in creating a sculpture.
  • Explain how sculpture is constructed using hand-building techniques for clay.
  • Determine what materials and tools are available to sculptors.
  • Document the process for creating plaster molds.
  • Differentiate between additive and reductive sculpture.
  • Construct assemblages from found materials referencing art history sources.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 246149148Sculpture 1 Theory 3Murphy J$142.007/16/0OpenW  01:00 PM-03:54 PM F410

Winter; 2019; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/14/2019

 246119148Sculpture 1 Theory 3Murphy J$142.0012/16/0OpenW  01:00 PM-03:54 PM F410