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ARTS 088A: Metal Sculpture and Metalsmithing

Course Description

This course introduces metal sculpture and metalsmithing using casting, fabrication, digital design, and 3D printing techniques. Students work with bronze, silver, and aluminum using investment and ceramic shell molds, green sand casting, and soldering. Contemporary and historical art movements, design, and concepts are introduced. This course gives students an opportunity to develop critical awareness and vocabulary leading to independent critical thinking.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 32 – 36
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 64 – 72

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
Last Updated 7/19/23