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Master Course Outline
Ceramics I

Course Number: ART 160
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 70

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:40


Description
An introduction of fundamental skills and methods needed to create a variety of ceramics. While many hand building methods are learned, wheel throwing is at the center of this class. The emphasis is on proper wheel throwing techniques to achieve a ten inch cylinder, bowl, and vase. Theory, history, aesthetics, design principles and glaze making are all discussed. Creating rich, colorful and varied decorative surfaces are demonstrated at the green ware stage while many glazing and firing techniques are explored. Personal creativity is always emphasized. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased. [HP]

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
Assessment based upon completion of ceramic projects and presentations, and performance on midterm and final critique (includes framing and presentation of the finished ceramic piece[s]): demonstrating knowledge and skill related to a brief history of ceramic arts, the vocabulary of and for the ceramic arts, the basic principles of 3-D design, the roles of the artist/potter and the observer, and the materials and methods used in the ceramic arts, handbuilding, wheel throwing, decorating, glazing,and firing, and presentation of the finished ceramic piece[s].


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
ART 160
Fall 2014
0812
warren rood
ART 160
Spring 2014
1571
warren rood
ART 160
Winter 2014
1571
warren rood
ART 160
Spring 2013
1571
warren rood
ART 160
Winter 2013
1571
warren rood
ART 160
Fall 2012
0131
Anne Bullock
ART 160
Spring 2012
0137
Anne Bullock
ART 160
Spring 2012
0127
Anne Bullock
ART 160
Fall 2011
0131
Margaret Jamison


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
X
X
X
X
 
X
X
X
X
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)