CERM131
Ceramics for Non-majors: Wheelthrowing

Description: 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.

This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 331; CERM 332

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

CERM132
Ceramics for Non-Majors: Handbuilding

Description: Introduction to the materials, techniques, processes, and aesthetics involved in making ceramic art focusing on handbuilding techniques and low temperature materials.

This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 331; CERM 332

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

CERM231
Beginning Ceramics: Wheelthrowing

Prerequisites: ARTP 150, ARTP 151, ARTP 152, and DRAW 201; or permission

Description: 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.

This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 331; CERM 332

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM232
Beginning Ceramics: Handbuilding

Prerequisites: ARTP 150, ARTP 151, ARTP 152, and DRAW 201; or permission

Description: 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 331; CERM 332

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM331
Intermediate Ceramics: Pottery and the Vessel

Prerequisites: 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

Description: 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 431

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM332
Intermediate Ceramics: Sculpture

Prerequisites: 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

Description: Intermediate level work in ceramics focused on hand-building sculptural forms using low temperature materials.

This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 431

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM398
Focus Hours in Ceramics

Prerequisites: co-register with CERM 331 or CERM 332 and permission

Description: Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CERM399
Special Topics in Ceramics

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CERM431
Advanced Ceramics I

Prerequisites: CERM 331 and CERM 332

Description: 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

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM432
Advanced Ceramics II

Prerequisites: CERM 431

Description: Continuation of CERM 431.

This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 433

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM433
Advanced Ceramics III

Prerequisites: CERM 432

Description: Continuation of CERM 432.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM434
Glaze FormulationCrosslisted with CERM 834

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Practical and theoretical information to develop, mix, fire, and troubleshoot ceramic surfaces for pottery and sculpture.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM435
Kiln Design and ConstructionCrosslisted with CERM 835

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Design and build a kiln for firing pottery or sculpture.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM436
Making History: History of CeramicsCrosslisted with CERM 836

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Study of the history of ceramic art through focused research and recreation of individual objects.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CERM491
Special Topics in CeramicsCrosslisted with CERM 891

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CERM496
Problems in Ceramics

Prerequisites: Advanced undergraduate and permission.

Description: Problems in technique and expression in ceramics.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CERM498
Advanced Ceramics Focus Hours

Prerequisites: Co-register with CERM 431 or CERM 432, and permission

Description: Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CERM499
Ceramics Thesis Hours

Prerequisites: 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.

Description: Culminating experience in Area of Emphasis to produce work for the Capstone Art Exhibition.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE: