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Ceramics Curriculum (2013-14)

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 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

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 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 60