Nov 29, 2021  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022


Product Development - Digital Sculptor, Certificate

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Degree & Certificate Requirements 
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Suggested sequence (may be modified to meet your needs):

Credit Hours Required: 32

Semester 1

Semester 3

Product Development-Digital Sculptor - Additional Program Information

Program Options
Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science  Product Development-Digital Sculptor  65  
Certificate  Product Development-Digital Sculptor  32  


Contact Information
Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Jim Carlson 586.445.7473 South Campus


Program Description:

The Product Development-Digital Sculptor program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required for entry‑level positions in the studio design industry. The program focuses on the development of both technical and creative proficiencies. The curriculum includes rendering, clay modeling, Alias and 3DX software, and presentation techniques.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Apply orthographic projection principles to engineering drawings.

2. Utilize computer-aided design processes to enhance efficiency.

3. Select materials and processes utilized in design, manufacture and fabrication of products.

4. Apply effective modeling skills on a clay sculpture.

5. Apply effective surfacing skills using Alias.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

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