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Ceramics Courses

Ceramics Courses

Beginning Ceramics

Course Number: ART 80
Units: 2-3
Class: 1-2 hour lecture, 3-4 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Introduction to ceramics: Forming techniques, design, glazing, and firing processes.

 

Continuing Ceramics

Course Number: ART 81
Units: 2
Class: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Continuation of ART 80: Emphasis on design problems and skill development in forming, glazing, and firing processes.

 

Intermediate Ceramics

Course Number: ART 82
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Continuation of ART 81: Emphasis on glaze formulation, firing, and further skill development in forming processes.

 

Advanced Ceramics

Course Number: ART 83
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Continuation of ART 82: Emphasis on individual expression; experimentation in glazes, clay bodies, and kiln firing.

 

Special Projects: Ceramics

Course Number: ART 84
Units: 2
Class: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Exploration and experimentation in special areas of ceramics.

 

Ceramics: Raku

Course Number: ART 118
Units: 2
Class: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Introduction to the ancient art of Raku ceramics: Aesthetic and philosophical considerations; mixing, applying, and firing raku glazes.

 

Fundamentals of Ceramics

Course Number: ART 208
Units: 2
Class: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: Introduction to Ceramics: Wheel throwing and hand- building instruction, glazing and firing techniques 1002.30