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.
|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|