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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Product Development-Digital Sculptor

Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Product Development-Digital Sculptor 62 -
Certificate Product Development-Digital Sculptor 27 -


Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Jim Carlson 586.445.7473 carlsonj@macomb.edu 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, basic and advanced clay modeling, basic and advanced Alias software, CNC, 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:

Job titles such as digital sculptor, industrial designer, clay modeler are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

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.


    Associate of Applied ScienceCertificate