Dec 02, 2021  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022
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ARTT 1470 - Ceramics 2

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: ARTT 1460  and ARTT 2560 

A continuation of ARTT 1460, the emphasis on increased conceptual and technical skills, particularly wheel-throwing and leather-hard slab construction.

Billable Contact Hours: 6

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the development of studio techniques in ceramics using additive and subtractive methods.

Objectives: Students will:

  1. Use additive ceramics techniques for creation of an advanced ceramics form.
  2. Use formative ceramics techniques for creation of an advanced ceramics form.
  3. Use reductive ceramics techniques for creation of an advanced ceramics form.
  4. Use a combination of ceramics techniques for creation of an advanced ceramics form.
  5. Create a large ceramic piece.

Outcome 2: Upon the completion of this course, students will demonstrate competence in glaze compositions.

Objectives: Students will:

  1. Mix and maintain class glaze recipes.
  2. Document various glaze properties and results.

Outcome 3: Upon the completion of this course, students will demonstrate competence in the operation of electric and gas fired kilns.

Objectives: Students will:

  1. Load a bisque kiln.
  2. Load a glaze kiln.
  3. Load a gas fired kiln.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate safe work habits and use proper shop etiquette in a studio environment.

Objectives: Students will:

  1. Use appropriate safety standards.
  2. Use tools properly.
  3. Follow proper shop methodology.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Session and Topic:

  1. Introduction to the ceramics studio and safety practice
  2. Additive ceramics
  3. Reductive ceramics
  4. Mixing and maintaining glazes
  5. Kiln methodology
  6. Working in large scale

Primary Faculty
Mitchell, Todd
Secondary Faculty
Lambert, Julie
Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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