About this Program

  • College: Arts
  • Credits: 18-21
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Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

The certificate is awarded by the SAAH to acknowledge a concentration in ceramics within a student's external major and general course of study. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the certificate program. Students are admitted based on a portfolio review by faculty in the ceramics.

The coursework includes 4-5 sequenced ceramics classes plus a required course in art theory and art fundamentals. Students will leave the program with the ability to throw on the potter's wheel, model, and carve. They also will have developed skills in hand-forming processes and gained knowledge of glaze application techniques and kiln firing methods.

Required Courses

Select one:3
Introduction to Art: the Artistic Experience
Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 1
Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 2
Non-Western Art
ART 2305C
ART 2757C
Perceptual Drawing
and Ceramics: 3D Concepts
6
ART 2704C
ART 2752C
Figurative Ceramics
and Throwing: Skills and Concepts
6
Select one to two:3-6
Ceramic Sculpture 1
Ceramic Sculpture 2 (offered spring only)
Ceramic Design
Vessel Aesthetic 2 (offered spring only)
Total Credits18-21