Jun 16, 2024  
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ARTZ 231 - Ceramics I


Credit(s): 3

This is an introductory ceramics course which will include the history, development, and aesthetics of ceramic vessels and sculpture. Students will learn basic technical aspects of building clay, working with glazes, and the firing of ceramic objects. Emphasis will be placed on problem solving and the development of ideas. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Express an understanding of the history, development, and aesthetics of ceramic vessels and sculpture.
  • Utilize a variety of basic methods of building with clay (slab, coil, pinch, wheel, etc.).
  • Reveal an understanding of the technical aspects of clay, glazes, and the firing of ceramic objects.
  • Explore the development of ideas and problem solving skills.
  • Examine the role of the Arts as a reflection of culture.



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