Ceramic Arts minor



Students learn to produce ceramic objects that are technically and conceptually sound and may be functional or nonfunctional. Courses in architectural ceramics, ceramic surface design, hand building, mold making and wheel throwing allow students to develop skills that complement other disciplines.

  • CERA 125 Introduction to Ceramics
  • CERA 215 Ceramic Techniques: Wheel Throwing I
  • CERA 325 Intermediate Ceramics
  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
  • — Directed elective*
  • — Directed elective*
  • — Directed elective†
  • — Directed elective†

Total course of study: 40 hours

* Choose one of the following: CERA 218 Moldmaking and Slip Casting for Ceramics I, CERA 300 Architectural Ceramics, or CERA 499 Special Topics in Ceramic Arts.
† Choose one of the following: ELDS 205 Computer-aided Product Design, IDUS 100 Introduction to Industrial Design, SCPT 115 Beginning Sculptural Practices II, SCPT 205 Figure Modeling in Clay and Plaster or any CERA course.

Student work