Dec 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 1110 - Ceramics I

Credits: 3

This course introduces students to the ceramic processes of fabricating, surfacing, and firing clay objects. Students will learn introductory ceramic forming methods as well as how to properly apply surfacing materials such as slips, under glazes, and glazes. Additionally, students learn how to load and fire electric ceramic kilns. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have acquired the technical skills and knowledge needed to use clay as an artistic medium.

Prerequisites: FD 2130 - 3D Design: Space + Materiality  

Notes: Fine Arts and Art Education students have priority seating within this course.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the different uses of slips, underglaze, and glaze as they pertain to the ceramic surface.
  • Create ceramic works using introductory forming methods.
  • Apply art + design principles in the creation of functional and sculptural works.
  • Understand introductory ceramic process from wet clay to final glaze firing.

ART1110 Course Learning Outcome Rubric   

Required Course Materials:

  • Towel
  • Apron
  • Hand Lotion
  • Sturdy box for transporting materials

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