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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 111 - Sculpture I

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-C1
Introduction to three-dimensional sculptural principles, techniques, and concepts utilizing a wide range of materials and practices. Various sculpture methods are practiced with attention to creative self-expression and historical context.

Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-C1 - Lower Division Arts
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Express aesthetic or conceptual intents in various three dimensional media that may include several of the following, but are not limited to: plaster, clay, wood, stone, glass, bronze, iron, steel, concrete and the use of digital technologies such as 3D printers and scanners;
  2. Produce sculpture projects using the basic tools and forming techniques of sculpture (manipulative, substitution, subtractive, additive, fabrication, assemblage etc.) in a safe and appropriate manner;
  3. Display basic skills and craftsmanship in sculpture media using the formal principles of design and visual elements;
  4. Create sculptural works that demonstrate understanding of representational, abstract, non-objective, or conceptual imagery;
  5. Examine and describe historical and contemporary developments, trends, materials, and approaches in sculpture;
  6. Assess and critique sculptural works in group, individual, and written contexts using relevant critique formats, concepts and terminology;
  7. Safely utilize tools and specialized equipment.

C1. Arts Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an appreciation of the arts using their intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity;
  2. respond to aesthetic experiences in the arts and develop an understanding of the integrity of both emotional and intellectual responses; and
  3. in their intellectual and subjective considerations, demonstrate an understanding of the relationship among the self, the creative arts, and culture.

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