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Curriculum

Total Credits for the BFA in Ceramics: 120 (or 126 if an integrated degree in Humanistic Studies, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen)
The below degree plan is for the 2013-14 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

Foundation Requirements: All students must complete the following requirements.

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Elements of Visual Thinking I FF 100 3
Sculptural Forms FF 101 3
Elements of Visual Thinking II FF 102 3
Painting I FF 150 3
Drawing I FF 198 3
Drawing II FF 199 3
Electronic Media & Culture FF 210 3
Foundation Studio Elective 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 24

Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Critical Inquiry LA 101 3
Intellectual History Electives 1 and 2 6
Science/Math Elective 3
Theory Elective 3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Art History Electives 9
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at any level) 6
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at 300 level and above) 6
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
42

One of the two Humanistic Studies electives in the standard BFA degree plan must be taken in LIT or CWRT (Literature or Creative Writing).

Requirements for the Major in Ceramics

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Studio Electives 6
One of the following
Introduction to Sculpture IS 200
Introduction to Fiber FB 200
Introduction to Wood IS 202 3
Introduction to Ceramics: The Hand Built Form CE 200 3
Introduction to Ceramics: The Wheel Thrown Form CE 201 3
Three credits of the following
On the Surface CE 333
Ceramics: Glaze Workshop CE 206
Raw Materials Workshop CE 206C
Ceramics: Kiln Workshop CE 207 3
Cast Ceramics: Module, Multiple, Mimic CE 324 3
Ceramics Studio Electives CE 9
3D Electives 9
Junior Seminar IS 300 3
Senior Ceramics Thesis and Seminar I CE 400 6
Senior Ceramics Thesis and Seminar II CE 401 6
Total Credits for the Ceramics Requirement 54