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Introduction to the materials, techniques, processes, and aesthetics involved in making ceramic art using the potter’s wheel and focusing on high temperature glazes and firing.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs: ARTP 150, ARTP 151, ARTP 152, and DRAW 201; or permission
Introduction to the making of ceramic art using the potter’s wheel, with an overview of the history, aesthetics, and criticism of the ceramic vessel, focusing on high temperature glaze and firing.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ARTP 150, ARTP 151, ARTP 152, and DRAW 251; or permission
Introduction to the making of ceramic art with an overview of the history, aesthetics, and criticism, focusing on handbuilding techniques and low temperature materials.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 332
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM 231 or CERM 131 with grade of B or better and declared art minor and CERM 232 or CERM 132 with grade of B or better and declared art minor
Intermediate level work in ceramics focused on making pottery and vessel forms using high temperature materials. Development of wheel-throwing skills and high temperature firing.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 332, CERM 398
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM231 or CERM131 with grade of B or better and declared art minor and CERM232 or CERM132 with grade of B or better and declared art minor
Intermediate level work in ceramics focused on hand-building sculptural forms using low temperature materials.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 398, CERM 431
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: co-register with CERM 331 or CERM 332 and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM 331 and CERM 332.
Formulation of own problems while working closely with the instructor. Emphasis on critical thinking and the philosophical problems confronting the contemporary ceramics artist.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 432, CERM 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM 431.
Continuation of CERM 431.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM 432
Continuation of CERM 432.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
CERM 434/834
Prereqs: Permission.
Practical and theoretical information to develop, mix, fire, and troubleshoot ceramic surfaces for pottery and sculpture.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Design and build a kiln for firing pottery or sculpture.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission
Study of the history of ceramic art through focused research and recreation of individual objects.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Advanced undergraduate and permission.
Problems in technique and expression in ceramics.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with CERM 431 or CERM 432, and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing, co-register with ARTP 400 Capstone Art Experience, and permission.
CERM 499 should be taken during the final semester of the BA or BFA in art. If the final semester is summer, then course should be taken during the preceding spring semester.
Culminating experience in Area of Emphasis to produce work for the Capstone Art Exhibition.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
CERM 831
Graduate-level various ceramic media and concepts.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
CERM 832
Graduate-level various ceramic media and concepts.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission
Problems in technique and expression.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
Original work in studio.
Credit Hours: 6-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
CERM 931
Prereqs: CERM *831-832
Graduate-level individual work in ceramics.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
CERM 932
Prereqs: CERM *831-832
Graduate-level individual work in ceramics.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission
Problems in technique and expression. Advanced laboratory experience.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom