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Course Descriptions

Ceramics I: Handbuilding (G1) ART 295:
Introduces clay and the ceramics process utilizing hand building methods. Emphasis on the productive, critical, cultural and historical aspects of ceramics as a form of artistic expression. Basic handbuilding and glazing techniques are employed as students seek creative solutions to visual problems (for both non-art and art majors). Offered in the fall and spring.

Ceramics I: Wheel Throwing (G1) ART 296:
Emphasis on the productive, critical, cultural and historical aspects of ceramics as a form of artistic expression. Basic wheel throwing and glazing techniques are employed as students seek original creative solutions to visual problems (for both non-art and art majors).

Ceramics II: ART 297:
Development of clay as a means for self expression. Introduces glaze preparation, experimentation and simplified glaze chemistry. Prereq: ART 295 or 296.

Ceramics III: ART 396:
Continued development of the student's own style and means of self expression. An in-depth study in one technical aspect related to the work being produced. Prereq: ART 297.

Ceramics IV: ART 497:
Advanced study in clay in which students continue to develop style and techniques as they pursue their own artistic direction. Prereq: ART 396.

Ceramics: ART 596, 597:
Advanced study in clay in which students continue to develop style and techniques. Prereq: ART 497.

Professional Seminar/Exhibit: ART 490:
Experience for BFA majors providing opportunity for introduction to professional practices and foundation for moving onto professional world or grad school.

 

 

 

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