2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Oct 02, 2023  
2023-2024 College Catalog

ART 120 - Ceramics I

Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: One lecture. Five lab.

Introduction to hand building techniques, wheel throwing, glazing and other decorative techniques, kiln firing and ceramics history.
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
  1. prepare clay for use;
  2. demonstrate techniques of forming clay by hand and on the potter’s  wheel;
  3. demonstrate surface decoration techniques;
  4. describe the properties of glazes and demonstrate their use;
  5. describe the different types of kilns;
  6. demonstrate how to fire ceramic ware in a kiln;
  7. and describe the history of ceramics and ceramic techniques.

Grading Option: May be taken for S/U credit.