Art and Design

ART 118

Ceramics 1 (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course explores the theories embodied in ceramics as an art form. Basic techniques of renowned artists are examined.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Investigate works of art which encourage positive behavior.
  • Explain ways in which the visual arts, ceramics in particular, can function within society.
  • Define the interrelationship of ceramics with various art forms.
  • Identify art history pieces using basic hand-building techniques.
  • Research art history sources for basic forms using the wheel.
  • Identify all the stages utilized in creating ceramic art.
  • Analyze techniques and standards for safely loading and firing kilns.
  • Define safety techniques and standards for clay and glaze management.
  • Research methods and techniques from established historical sources on the art of ceramics.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2016; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/29/2016

 118149111Ceramics 1 3Wooten B$142.009/16/0Open
M 01:00PM-03:54PMF410
 118149112Ceramics 1 3Murphy J$142.0011/16/0Open
T 09:00AM-11:54AMF410
 118149113Ceramics 1 3Murphy J$142.0012/16/0Open
R 09:00AM-11:54AMF410
 118149150Ceramics 1 3Murphy J$142.001/16/0Open
W 06:00PM-08:54PMF410

Spring; 2016; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/09/2016

 118127116Ceramics 1 3Murphy J$120.002/16/0Open
M W 01:00PM-04:10PMF410
 118127117Ceramics 1 3Murphy J$120.003/16/0Open
T R 09:00AM-12:10PMF410
 118127120Ceramics 1 3Wooten B$120.007/16/0Open
M W 09:00AM-12:10PMF410

Summer; 2016; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/05/2016

 118137152Ceramics 1 3Murphy J$120.000/16/0Closed
T R 06:00PM-09:10PMF410

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