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Ceramics Curriculum 2012-13

Total Credits for the BFA in Ceramics: 126 (132 if a minor in art history or humanistic studies is selected)
The below degree plan is for the 2012-13 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
Sculptural Forms FF 101
Elements of Visual Thinking II FF 102
Painting I FF 150
Drawing I FF 198
Drawing II FF 199
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
Intellectual History Electives 1 and 2 6
Science/Math Elective 3
Theory Elective 3
Art Matters AH 100
Modernism and After AH 201
Art History Electives 9
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at any level)
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at 300 level and above)
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements

Requirements for the Major in Ceramics

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Studio Electives 12
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 300 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 333 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 60