ART 105: Introduction to Ceramics

Credits 3 Class Hours6 lecture/lab

This course introduces students to creating three dimensional concepts in clay. Students complete hand- building and wheel-throwing projects and learn how to use a kiln.


May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring
Diversification: Arts — DA
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Exhibit basic skill competency by producing finished ceramic objects with hand building techniques.
  2. Complete the creative problem-solving process from planning and discovery to implementation and evaluation.
  3. Utilize a basic understanding of drawing as a means of notation, conceptualization, and visual organization.
  4. Demonstrate how colors, patterns, and shapes impact the final visual product.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the vocabulary used in ceramics.
  6. Describe how ideas can be communicated through visual media, techniques, and processes.