2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 252 - Introduction to Ceramics

3 CR
An introduction to the materials, construction, design processes, glazing, and firing of ceramics. Emphasis is on clay sculpture projects and hand-built pottery with a brief introduction to the potter’s wheel. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Produce a hand-build ceramic project using correct application of the pinch and coil forming method.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to properly craft a multi-piece slab-built clay project.
  3. Create a least one half-sphere bowl or cylinder form using a potter’s wheel.
  4. Complete projects by applying proper glazing and/or surface finish techniques, resulting in successful kiln-fired ware.
  5. Analyze projects using course terms and concepts through either self-reflection or peer critique formats.