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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Art and Design - ART 133

Ceramics 1: Theory and Elements

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course introduces the theories, elements and applications that identify ceramics as an art form. Students study the basic techniques used by published clay artists and those in art history sources.

Prerequisites

(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 how ceramic works of art evoke a response from the viewer.
  • Explain the purposes and functions ceramics plays within society.
  • Compare the interrelationship of ceramics with various art forms.
  • Differentiate among the various hand-building techniques employed in published ceramic pieces.
  • Explain how to construct basic ceramic forms using the wheel.
  • Explain the stages utilized in creating ceramic art.
  • Analyze techniques and standards for safely loading and firing kilns.
  • Summarize the safety techniques and standards for clay and glaze management.
  • Explain one theory, method and technique from an art history ceramics source.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 08/31/2020

 133149110Ceramics 1 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S4/8/0Open$142.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-01:20 PM F410
 133149152Ceramics 1 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S0/8/0Closed$142.00M  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB
W  06:00 PM-10:20 PM F410

Fall; 2020; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/27/2020

 133149120Ceramics 1 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S5/8/0Open$142.00T  10:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB
R  10:00 AM-02:20 PM F410
 133149158Ceramics 1 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S0/8/0Closed$142.00M  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB
W  06:00 PM-10:20 PM F410

Winter; 2021; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 01/11/2021

 133119128Ceramics 1 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S8/16/0Open$142.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-01:20 PM F410
 133119150Ceramics 1 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S8/16/0Open$142.00M  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB
W  06:00 PM-10:20 PM F410

Winter; 2021; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/16/2021

 133119129Ceramics 1 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S8/16/0Open$142.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-01:20 PM F410
 133119156Ceramics 1 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S8/16/0Open$142.00M  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB
W  06:00 PM-10:20 PM F410

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday