Sculpture, Associate in Arts

The Sculpture program focuses on both conceptual and technical elements within the arena of 3-Dimensional Arts. The Certificate of Achievement provides hands-on experience with traditional and non-traditional mediums. The core classes provide foundational principles of the fundamentals of sculptural art as well as technical training for emerging fabrication methods.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Operate studio and workshop equipment and use sculptural materials in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Identify and evaluate sculptural techniques and styles.
  • Assess aspects of sculptural form as they relate to individual and cultural expression.

Associate in Arts Degree Major Requirements

Required Core
ARTB 3Visual Fundamentals: Three-Dimensional Design3
ARTD 1ASculpture I3
ARTD 7A3D Arts & Technology I3
Select nine units from the following:9
Sculpture II
Figure Sculpture I
Mold Making I
Wood Sculpture I
Metal Sculpture I
Stone Sculpture I
3D Arts & Technology II
Select six units from the following:6
Sculpture III
Sculpture IV
Figure Sculpture II
Figure Sculpture III
Figure Sculpture IV
Mold Making II
Mold Making III
Wood Sculpture II
Wood Sculpture III
Metal Sculpture II
Metal Sculpture III
Stone Sculpture II
Stone Sculpture III
Introduction to Ceramic Sculpture
TOTAL MAJOR UNITS24
Additional Requirements36
Complete Competency Requirements, general education pattern (MPC General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC), and electives, if needed, for a total of 60 degree-applicable units.
Total Units60

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