Offers a wide selection of courses for both the first-time potter and those interested in operating a home pottery studio. Includes design and production techniques, hand-building and wheel-construction methods, glaze making, ceramic sculpture, kiln firing, and kiln construction.
- Create ceramic objects through clay manipulation using the following techniques: pinch, coil, slab, press molding, throwing, underglazing, and glazing.
- Evaluate one's own personal style of working and select the preferred clay and glaze combinations, and firing temperatures, to achieve the desired aesthetic.
- Assess economics of setting up a ceramics studio and/or business including effective business practices, marketing, and display of one’s work, pricing, and audience selection.
- Identify and contrast different clay types, glaze types, and firing processes.
- Identify where one’s work fits into the context of historical and contemporary ceramic trends.
- Utilize current art terminology.
- Evaluate one's own work using the visual elements and principles of design.
All students are required to participate in the graduating student exit exhibition prior to graduating.
See General Education Requirements for details.
|Course name||Credit Hours|
|ART-101: Two-Dimensional Design||3.00|
|ART-102: Drawing I||3.00|
|ART-105: Three-Dimensional Design||3.00|
|ART-112: Drawing II||3.00|
|ART-116: Painting I||3.00|
|ART-141: Ceramics 1||3.00|
|ART-142: Ceramics 2||3.00|
|ART-150: Introduction to Digital Photography||3.00|
|ART-242: Ceramics 3||3.00|
|ART-2953: Advanced Study in Ceramics||3.00|