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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 233

Ceramics 3: Theory and Elements

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is a continuation of ART 134 where theories and elements of ceramics as an art form are critiqued. Students analyze advanced techniques used by published clay artists when creating complex works of art.

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:

  • Analyze how clay artists can evoke a positive response from the viewer.
  • Compare and contrast ways in which ceramics, as an art form, can function within society.
  • Categorize theories based on elements, techniques and application for ceramics.
  • Summarize what equipment facilitates the construction of simple to complex ceramic forms.
  • Compare and contrast the relationship between two-dimensional and three-dimensional ceramic forms.
  • Summarize the history of patterns used throughout world cultures as it relates to tile making.
  • Construct uniform tiles utilizing an art history source as a guide.
  • Predict the plasticity, shrinkage and absorption of various clay bodies.
  • Explain the process and standards clay artists utilize for surface decoration, including the creation of original stamps for imprinting on clay surfaces.

Course Schedule

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

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

 233149112Ceramics 3 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S4/8/0Open$142.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-01:20 PM F410
 233149154Ceramics 3 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

 233149122Ceramics 3 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S5/8/0Open$142.00T  10:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB
R  10:00 AM-02:20 PM F410
 233149160Ceramics 3 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

 233119140Ceramics 3 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S8/16/0Open$142.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-01:20 PM F410
 233119162Ceramics 3 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

 233119141Ceramics 3 TheoryHYBMC3Neslund S8/16/0Open$142.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-01:20 PM F410
 233119160Ceramics 3 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