Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Fine Arts and Communication Division
ART 44LCERAMICS LABORATORYFall 2012
2 hours laboratory..5 Units

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 24 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 2 Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Pass No Pass
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 GE Status: Non-GE

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: BothValidation: 02/2008;12/09; 11/11/11

1. Description -
Supervised studio practice in ceramics processes related to skills and materials being presented in ART 44. During art 44L students will work on basic techniques demonstrated in Art 44 such as creating ceramic sculpture by using additive and subtractive building methods, the use of armatures, and methods of surface decoration.
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: ART 44.
Advisory: Pass/No Pass; this course is included in the Ceramic Construction family of activity courses.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will work on their ability to:
  1. Conceptualize and design original ceramic sculpture
  2. Create ceramic sculpture by using additive and subtractive building methods, armatures, and methods of surface decoration.
  3. Utilize abstract ceramic sculptural concepts and techniques taught in class.
  4. Utilize reproductive and figurative sculpting methods taught in class.
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Clay, ceramic extruder, slab roller, kilns, glaze materials, sculpting tools, banding wheels, spray booth, potters wheel.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
Supervised studio practice in ceramics processes, related to skills and materials being presented in ART 44 ceramic sculpture. During Art 44L students will work on basic techniques demonstrated in Art 44 such as creating ceramic sculpture from concept to finished product.
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
Periodic instructor examination.
7. Representative Text(s) -
None

8. Disciplines -
Art
 
9. Method of Instruction -
Laboratory.
 
10. Lab Content -
Supervised studio practice in ceramics processes, related to skills and materials being presented in ART 44. Students work independently, with individual guidance from an instructor on a need or request basis.
 
11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
 
12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
Not applicable.
13. Need/Justification -
This course is a lab class designed to be taken in conjunction with ART 44, a core Studio Arts course.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2013-06-25 14:49:27


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines