Prerequisites: 32:254 and 32:273 or permission of Instructor.


This course will further develop techniques required for ceramic art making. Focus will be placed on short introductory workshops including: glaze technology, clay bodies, firing technology, and mold making or slip casting. Students intending to major in Ceramics must take this course. They will be expected to undertake research and practice within their creative contexts.

This is also a repeatable course for students pursuing a major in ceramics to a maximum of 9 credit hours. Students repeating this course will work independently on a tutorial model, working toward clarifying and strengthening their own artistic creation. Self-directed projects toward 32:400 Thesis Exhibition or further study in a particular area are encouraged.

3 studio hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 32:353 in the BU Course Transfer Database.