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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Art (ART)

ART 380 Intermediate Throwing (4 per semester, maximum of 12) Intermediate ceramics course with focus on using wheel and throwing skills leading to personal expression in form, glazing, and firing.

ART 380 Intermediate Throwing (4 per semester/maximum of 12)

The purpose of this course is to explore the use of the wheel. Various types of forms will be addressed such as bowls, covered jars, and vases. Technical skills will be learned with the goal to use them to create a personal means of expression via the wheel. Both traditional and nontraditional vessels will be created. Forming, trimming and glazing techniques will be covered. There will be both group and individual critiques along with slide presentations and demonstrations. This labor-intensive studio relies upon cumulative learning experiences through increasingly demanding projects. Competency is expected in numerous new skills and techniques, and their application in creating visually compelling concepts is essential to the success of completed artworks.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Arts
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: ART 280, ART H 111, ART H 112 and enrollment in the ART BA ART BFA Art Education or Integrative Arts degree program

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.