Beginning Welding And Casting

3 credits

ARTSC_VS 2820

Art Sculpture - Visual Studies
College of Arts and Science

This course is intended to foster critical thinking, creative problem solving, and cultural/visual literacy through the introduction of sculptural welding and metal casting techniques. Projects will address the sculptural methods of manipulation, addition, and substitution as well as the principles of three-dimensional design. Students will become conversant with MIG and gas welding as well as centrifugal and ceramic shell casting. The relationship of form and content will be discussed during class critiques. Graded on A-F basis only.

Only one of this type of Humanities and/or Fine Arts courses may be applied towards meeting the Humanities and/or Fine Arts General Education Distribution of Content requirement.