Skip to main content
Photo of a student studying in a library

Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Art and Design - ART 246

Sculpture 1: Theory and Elements

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

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 TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 246149148Sculpture 1 TheoryHYBMC3Machnee M0/8/0Closed$142.00M  12:30 PM-01:35 PM WEBWEB
W  12:30 PM-03:05 PM F400

Winter; 2021; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 246119148Sculpture 1 TheoryHYBMC3Machnee M7/16/0Open$142.00M  12:30 PM-01:35 PM WEBWEB
W  12:30 PM-03:05 PM F410

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday