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Artisanry Ceramics Minor

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21 credits

Qualified students may complete a minor in Ceramics within the Artisanry Department.  The minor consists of 21 credits.  To declare a Ceramics Minor, students must be a degree candidate who has earned at least 54 credits, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.000 and a minimum 2.500 grade point average in their major.

The Ceramics Minor follows the core Sophomore-Junior level studios and the selection of electives specific to the program area. Students must maintain a grade point average of 2.0 in all minor classes in order to proceed in the minor.   Passing the Junior Year Review is required if a student elects to move into the senior 400 level studio classes.

Ceramics Minor Course Curriculum:

Ceramics Core Courses (12 credits)

  • ATR 291    Ceramics 1 Handbuilding                                                 
  • ATR 292    Ceramics 2 Wheel Throwing                                           
  • ATR 391    Ceramics 3 Tableware                                      
  • ATR 392    Ceramics 4 Large Scale                                                                                     

And choice of 9 elective credits from:

  • ATR 304    Clay and Glaze 1
  • ATR 306    Moldmaking
  • ATR 307    Clay and Glaze 2
  • ATR 308    Kilnbuilding                        
  • ATR 491*  Ceramics V: Senior Studio
  • ATR 492*  Ceramics VI: Senior Ceramics Thesis

*Up to three credits of Senior level are allowed if a student successfully passes Junior Year Review.





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