Academic Catalog

ACR - Art: Ceramics

ACR 2550 Introduction to Ceramics Cr. 3

Introduction to the technical processes and conceptual concerns of working with the ceramic material. Students will explore various methods of forming with earthenware to make both functional and expressive works out of clay. Offered Every Term.

Course Material Fees: $75

ACR 3550 Intermediate Ceramics Cr. 3

Focuses on the refinement of technical skills with an emphasis on conceptual development related to materiality. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: ACR 2550 and (ACO 1200, ACO 1230, ACO 1270, or ADR 2550)

Course Material Fees: $75

ACR 4000 Ceramic Multiples I Cr. 3

Intermediate ceramics course focusing on an introduction to the technical processes of throwing, prototyping, and mold making. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: (2 of ACR 2550 and (ADR 1050, ACO 1200, ACO 1230, or ACO 1270) or AID 5330)

Course Material Fees: $125

ACR 4550 Advanced Ceramics I Cr. 3

Focuses on conceptual development as it relates the creation of a unified body of work. Topics may include discussions of advanced techniques, professional practices, and contemporary issues in ceramics. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: ACR 3550

Course Material Fees: $90

ACR 5000 Ceramic Multiples II Cr. 3

Advanced ceramics course focusing on the technical processes of throwing, prototyping, mold making, glaze calculation, and firing. Discussions may also include issues of professional practice, marketing, and branding. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: ACR 4000

Course Material Fees: $125

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ACR 5550 Advanced Ceramics II Cr. 3

Continuation of ACR 4550; Advanced ceramics course focusing on conceptual development as it relates the creation of a unified body of work. Topics may include discussions of advanced techniques, professional practices, and contemporary issues in ceramics. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: ACR 4000 and ACR 4550

Course Material Fees: $90

Repeatable for 12 Credits

ACR 5880 Directed Projects in Ceramics Cr. 1-6

Independent projects and study in consultation with faculty. Offered Every Term.

Course Material Fees: $90

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ACR 7550 Graduate Problems in Ceramics Cr. 3

Individual problems in advanced ceramics. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: ACR 5550

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students; enrollment limited to students in a Master of Arts or Master of Fine Arts degrees.

Course Material Fees: $100

Repeatable for 24 Credits

ACR 8880 MFA Studio: Ceramics Cr. 3-9

Extended problems in ceramics; individual research with eighteen to twenty-seven hours of laboratory per week. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students; enrollment limited to students in a Master of Fine Arts degree.

Course Material Fees: $150

Repeatable for 36 Credits

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