Sculpture, Certificate of Achievement

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.

Certificate of Achievement 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 Units24

Please refer to the graduation requirements section of the Catalog for information about degree and certificate requirements including Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Information Competency, and General Education requirements.  

The model sequence of coursework below is one pathway for students to complete the program. The information below is not an official educational plan. An MPC Counselor can assist you with creating a personalized education plan based on your academic, career, and personal goals. Visit MPC’s Counseling website for more information about Counseling and up-to-date program requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
ARTB 3 Visual Fundamentals: Three-Dimensional Design (Core Requirement) 3
ARTD 1A Sculpture I (Core Requirement) 3
ARTD 7A 3D Arts & Technology I (Core Requirement) 3
Select three units from the following: 3
Sculpture II
or Figure Sculpture I
or Mold Making I
or Wood Sculpture I
or Stone Sculpture I
or 3D Arts & Technology II
Select six units from the following: 6
Sculpture II
or Figure Sculpture I
or Mold Making I
or Wood Sculpture I
or Stone Sculpture I
or 3D Arts & Technology II
Select six units from the following: 6
Sculpture III
or Sculpture IV
or Figure Sculpture II
or Figure Sculpture III
or Figure Sculpture IV
or Mold Making II
or Mold Making III
or Wood Sculpture II
or Wood Sculpture III
or Metal Sculpture II
or Metal Sculpture III
or Stone Sculpture II
or Stone Sculpture III
or Introduction to Ceramic Sculpture
 Total Units24

This program can be completed within one year (2 semesters), but if a student wants to focus on the same media then they will need 4 consecutive semesters.