Intro to Metalshop (SCU2308.01)

Olivia Saporito

In Intro to Metal Shop, you will learn metal is one of the most exciting, malleable and strong materials to work with in sculpture.

In this course, you will be introduced to the ins and outs of the Bennington metal shop. Whether you are a seasoned sculpture student, or have always wanted to learn how to weld, this course is a great way to be introduced to the fundamentals of mild steel design methods. This course is open to all that are curious!

Students will learn the basics of welding, metal-shop equipment, shop safety, and fabrication techniques.

Please note that this course may require additional materials to be purchased by the student.

This course requires an additional 3 hours of work per week in order to complete the projects and tasks assigned. Students are encouraged to work together during this time to ensure support and safety.

UUsing shop tools with respect and understanding of safety procedures is required. This course is project-based and students will be evaluated on their ability to use shop tools with proficiency and respect as well as understand safety procedures.


Learning Outcomes:
Ability to work with others in a communal environment.
Ability to walk away from this class with ability and knowledge for certification in mild steel welding.
Practice and understanding applications in experiential learning.

Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 2
F 2:10PM - 5:50PM (1st seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 10
Course Frequency: Once a year

Categories: 2000 , All courses , First Seven Week , Fully In-Person , Sculpture , Two Credit