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 Course Title:   Sculpture I

 Title Abbreviation:   SCULPTURE I

 Department:    ART

 Course #:    263

 Credits:    4

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    4.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

An introductory studio course in which students will work in a variety of media including but not limited to wood, plaster, stone and assemblage. Emphasis will be on discussion and analysis.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: None (for pending AVA majors, Art 111,112 and 150 or permission of the instructor)

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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WWU

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Students will learn both historic and cultural development of specific subject matter and themes in sculpture.
  2. Students will learn skills in both additive and subtractive sculptural processes including but not limited to modeling, carving, casting and fabrication.
  3. Students will learn application of form and content in sculpture.
  4. Students will learn how to analyze sculpture using the vocabulary of the discipline.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.1 Recognize, read, and comprehend academic and/or professional writing.
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.
3.4 Produce academic and/or professional writing and integrate it into written and spoken projects.

7. Aesthetics & Creativity

Definition: Interpreting human experience through engagement with creative processes and aesthetic principles.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
7.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the creative process.
7.2 Demonstrate knowledge of aesthetic principles.
7.3 Use knowledge of creative processes and aesthetic principles to understand humans and the world around them.
7.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the role of arts and creative expression in societies.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the development and impact of technology in human experience (history, global, and local).

Course Contents

  1. Using lectures, texts, videos, guest lectures and gallery and/or museum visits students will learn the history of themes and subject matter in sculpture.
  2. Using group and studio assignments students will demonstrate skills in both additive and subtractive sculpture processes including but not limited to modeling, carving, casting and fabrication.
  3. Using class exercises and studio assignments students will demonstrate the use of form and content in sculpture.
  4. Using formal critique sessions and self assessment students will analyze their sculpture using the vocabulary of the discipline.