Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Fine Arts and Communication Division
ART 45CLCERAMICS 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
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: Stand Alone Course
 GE Status: Non-GE

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: BothValidation: 07/01/2010

1. Description -
Supervised studio practice in ceramics processes, related to skills and materials being presented in ART 45C. Students will work on advanced level wheel throwing and hand-building techniques, solve technical construction issues such as slumping and cracking that arise with wheel throwing and hand-building processes, and demonstrate increased visual awareness by presenting and discussing three dimensional ceramic projects.
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: ART 45C.
Advisory: Pass/No Pass; this course is included in the Ceramic Construction family of activity courses.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. work independently to improve skills and concepts introduced in ART 45C.
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) -
  1. demonstrate competency in creating advanced hand-built forms.
  2. demonstrate technical competency in throwing advanced forms on the potter's wheel
  3. demonstrate creative ability by combining hand-built and wheel-thrown forms.
  4. demonstrate competency in glazing these works.
  5. solve technical construction issues such as slumping and cracking that arise with wheel throwing and hand-building processes.
  6. demonstrate increased visual awareness by presenting and discussing three dimensional ceramic projects.
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 ceramic processes, related to assignments, skills, and materials presented in ART 45C. students will create original works of art and refine their:
  1. competency in creating advanced hand-built forms.
  2. technical competency in throwing advanced forms on the potter's wheel
  3. creative ability by combining hand-built and wheel-thrown forms.
  4. competency in glazing these works.
  5. technical construction issues such as slumping and cracking that arise with wheel throwing and hand-building processes.
  6. increased visual awareness by presenting and discussing three dimensional ceramic projects.
 
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 -
ART 45CL is a lab class designed to be taken in conjunction with ART 45C Advanced Ceramics, a Studio Arts three-dimensional support course.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2013-06-25 14:52:29


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines