University General Course Catalog 2020-2021 
    Apr 14, 2024  

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ART 317 - Intermediate Sculpture

(3 units)
Individual concepts of sculptural form with emphasis on personal development.

Maximum units a student may earn: 6

Prerequisite(s): 9 credits in sculpture or ART 211 ; ART 216 ; ART 217 .

Units of Laboratory/Studio: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify and articulate intermediate level design principles with an emphasis on three-dimensional design, and have the ability to apply these principles to a specific and unique aesthetic intent. This includes a functional knowledge of the traditions, conceptual modes, and evolutions of sculpture.
2. demonstrate intermediate skilled solutions to aesthetic and design problems and evaluate and apply the important connection between content and form as it relates to three-dimensional practices.
3. critically compare and apply knowledge of the possibilities and limitations of various traditional and non-traditional materials and fabrication techniques.
4. demonstrate intermediate level knowledge and skills in the use of tools, techniques, and processes sufficient to produce artwork from concept to finished project.emonstrate intermediate level knowledge and skills in the use of tools, techniques, and processes sufficient to produce artwork from concept to finished project.
5. apply an intermediate level knowledge of the aesthetic, personal, social/political implications of contemporary art and handmade objects including a functional knowledge of the history and theory of sculpture in discussion, written work, and creative production.
6. examine and apply information from multiple sources related to contemporary and historical art in order to contribute to the creative and scholarly conversation, challenge the role of art in contemporary culture, and invent possible futures for sculpture via creative studio art projects.
7. demonstrate the ability to engage in, analyze, comprehend, and benefit from critiques [constructive criticism] providing, integrating, and applying functional historical, critical and analytical information in writing, class discussion, and creative production.
8. apply and communicate an intermediate level functional knowledge of visual and technical language applicable to the formal and conceptual aspects of an artwork in writing and class discussion.
9. demonstrate basic professional development skills in written artist statements, oral presentations, artwork presentation/exhibition, and artwork documentation.

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