2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
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2020 - 2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 104 - Ceramics I

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 1
Laboratory Hours: 4

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

In this course the plastic characteristics of clay are explored through experiments in construction, throwing on the wheel, hand building, and other means of fabrication. Students experiment with mass and texture, form and context in functional and non-functional objects.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. SUNY GE 8: Students will demonstrate understanding of at least one principal form of artistic expression and the creative process inherent therein.

Students will be able to:

  1. Identify the elements of art, and principles of design using descriptive language; and articulate supported interpretations of select works.
  2. Create original artwork in which students effectively utilize the elements of art and principles of design.
  3. Demonstrate technical proficiency in the creation of functional ceramic constructions. Describe the properties and limitations of clay and glazes.
  4. Practice good studio management skills in the maintenance of a healthy studio environment.