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Course Description

Art and Design - ART 247

Sculpture 2: Theory and Elements (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course is a continuation of ART 246 where students analyze elements and techniques of renowned artists' sculptures. In addition, sculptural media and advanced techniques used in various forms are evaluated.


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

Course Competencies

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

  • Critique published sculptures on the type of response they would evoke from a viewer.
  • Summarize how sculpture elements and techniques impacted art history.
  • Compare and contrast how sculpture aligns with other art forms.
  • Summarize the process sculptors follow when creating a wall relief using either bas relief or high relief.
  • Investigate how elements are used to create a series of related sculptures.
  • Summarize why sculptors use specific materials and tools when creating different types of sculptures.
  • Explain the concept of kinetic sculpture, including mobiles.
  • Construct a sculpture that emulates a published sculptor’s approach or philosophy.
  • Defend sculpture as a recognized art form, utilizing 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

 247149149Sculpture 2 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

 247119149Sculpture 2 Theory 3Murphy J$142.0016/16/0OpenW  01:00 PM-03:54 PM F410