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ARTSTDIO 251 CERAMICS I GA 3 u
A course designed to give the student the opportunity to explore hand building in slab, coil and other techniques; wheel throwing will be introduced as a basic means of pottery development. Work with a variety of glazing techniques will be stressed. 

ARTSTDIO 352 CERAMICS II 3 u
Lectures, demonstrations, and darkroom work sessions constitute a basic introduction to photographic tools, techniques, and expression. Media: black and white prints. A continuation of ARTSTDIO 251 with emphasis on additional intermediate-level hand building and wheel throwing techniques, exploration into various glazing methods as well as an introduction to kiln loading.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 251. 

ARTSTDIO 353 CERAMICS III 3 u
Arranged for the student as indicated by the student's own interest and abilities.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 352. 

ARTSTDIO 454 CERAMICS IV 3 u
This course provides the student the opportunity to pursue partially directed advanced research in the techniques and aesthetics of ceramics. Advanced glaze research methodology and kiln firing techniques are emphasized.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 353

ARTSTDIO 455 CERAMICS V: RESEARCH 3 u
This course provides the student the opportunity to pursue self-proposed and self-directed research in advanced ceramics utilizing personal techniques and aesthetics. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 units in major/degree.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 454

ARTSTDIO 456 TECHNICAL STUDY IN CERAMICS 3 u
Exploration of technical concerns within ceramics. Emphasis on clay composition and analysis, glaze calculation and formulation, study of ceramic minerals, kiln design, construction and operation.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 352.

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