Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Fine Arts and Communication Division
ART 45FLCERAMICS 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.
 
Criteria:

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: 1/12/09; 12/2/09

1. Description -
Supervised studio practice in ceramic processes, related to assignments, skills, and materials presented in ART 45F low-temperature ceramic firing & glazing techniques. Students work independently, with individual guidance from an instructor on a need or request basis. Students will work on pre-firing glazing and preparation for pit-fire, raku, saggar, low-fire luster, and cone 04 glaze firings.
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: ART 45F.
Advisory: Pass/No Pass; this course is included in the Ceramic Surface family of activity courses.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. create original works of art specifically designed for pit firing
  2. create original works of art specifically designed for raku / saggar firing
  3. research and formulate low temperature glazes
  4. work on various glaze application methods
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Ceramics tools and supplies as specified in ART 45F.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
This course of study emphasizes student self-pacing through assigned tasks.During lab time, the students will be working on:
  1. burnishing works for pit-fire and saggar firings,
  2. applying low-fire glaze on thrown and hand-built forms
  3. researching low-fire glaze formulas
  4. creating new works specifically designed for a specific low-fire glaze firing
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 45F. Students work independently, with individual guidance from an instructor on a need or request basis.During lab time, the students will be working on:
  1. burnishing works for pit-fire and saggar firings,
  2. applying low-fire glaze on thrown and hand-built forms
  3. researching low-fire glaze formulas
  4. creating new works specifically designed for a specific low-fire glaze firing
 
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 restricted supporting course for the AA degrees and Certificate of Achievements in General Art and Studio Arts.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2013-06-26 12:31:12


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines