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ART 1141 Introduction to Ceramics

Materials and processes of ceramic art for the beginning student; handbuilding and wheel-throwing and glazing demonstrated through a variety of functional and sculptural projects. Six studio hours per week.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Art
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate facility in the use of handbuilding techniques,including slab and construction methods as well as the skills required to fashion the form throwing on the wheel.
  • Create ceramic works that display knowledge of glazes and basic glaze application.
  • Demonstrate through creating ceramic works that indicate a clear understanding of relevant design issues.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of kiln usage and firing procedures.

Credit Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 6