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ART 258 - Ceramics 3

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours

Prerequisites: ART 237  


This course is a continuation of ART 237  Ceramics 2. Through personal research and studio work, the student further refines their artistic direction and develops a body of related work.  Kiln firing, theory and application are covered.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Understand the ceramic medium in all stages of the design process, concept, design, construction, finishing and firing.

  2. Develop a body of related ceramic work.

  3. Identify significant perspectives in historic and or contemporary ceramics as they relate to the individual student’s artwork.
  4. Demonstrate kiln theory, function and operation.
Listed Topics
  1. Glaze technology and materials
  2. Clay materials and techniques
  3. Multicultural history of ceramic art
  4. Critique student artwork

 Reference Materials
Materials and textbooks as required by instructor.

Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Culture Society & Citizenship
  • Quantitative & Scientific Reasoning
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/2/2022

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