Art and Design

ART 119

Ceramics 2 (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course is a continuation of ART 118 where theories embodied in ceramics as an art form are interpreted. Advanced techniques utilized by renowned artists on ceramic form and their use of various types of ceramic materials are studied.


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

Course Competencies

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

  • Explain works of art, ceramics in particular, which encourage positive behavior.
  • Determine ways in which the visual arts, ceramics in particular, can function within society.
  • Explain the interrelationship of ceramics with other art forms.
  • Describe the role multiple construction techniques of handbuilding and wheel throwing have impacted ceramic as an art form.
  • Explain the techniques used in creating coil and slab construction.
  • Investigate different glazing techniques.
  • Compare properties of different clay bodies.
  • Examine requirements of structural integrity for large scale ceramic works.
  • Explain safety requirements for ceramic vessels which are used for food preparation, storage and serving.
  • Research methods and techniques from established historical sources on the art of ceramics.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

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