Mar 24, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 3701 - Ceramics I

Credits: 3

A comprehensive course designed to develop a basic understanding of a variety of techniques and processes in clay. Each student will be challenged to become sensitive to the inherent qualities of clay, become proficient in glazing techniques and will be exposed to firing processes. In conjunction with these various techniques, student will utilize formal and conceptual concerns found in art to gain practical experience in producing work. As well as the hands on exploration of the medium, each student will learn to critically write and speak about their work and the work of other artists. No prior ceramics experience is required. Demonstrated methods include basic throwing, various hand building techniques, kiln firing, and glaze application.