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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 134

Ceramics 2: Theory and Elements

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is a continuation of ART 133 where theories and elements comprising the art form of ceramics are interpreted. Students examine advanced techniques and materials utilized by published artists and those in art history sources.

Prerequisites

(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 why published clay artist want to evoke a response from the viewer.
  • Explain the similarities and differences ceramics has with other art forms.
  • Summarize how multiple construction techniques of handbuilding and wheel throwing have impacted ceramics as an art form.
  • Explain the techniques used by clay artists when creating art through coil and slab methods.
  • Investigate the formulas published clay artists have used in various glazing techniques.
  • Compare and contrast the properties of different clay bodies.
  • Explain what the requirements are for maintaining the structural integrity of large scale ceramic works.
  • Explain why safety requirements are necessary for ceramic vessels which are used for food preparation, storage and serving.
  • Compare and contrast ceramic theories, methods and techniques from different cultures and/or time periods.

Course Schedule

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

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

 134149111Ceramics 2 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S4/8/0Open$142.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-01:20 PM F410
 134149153Ceramics 2 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

 134149121Ceramics 2 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S5/8/0Open$142.00T  10:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB
R  10:00 AM-02:20 PM F410
 134149159Ceramics 2 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

 134119131Ceramics 2 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S8/16/0Open$142.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-01:20 PM F410
 134119153Ceramics 2 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

 134119132Ceramics 2 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S8/16/0Open$142.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-01:20 PM F410
 134119157Ceramics 2 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