Undergraduate Majors

Ceramics Curriculum

MAJOR CURRICULUM

Total credits required for a BFA in Ceramics: 12.0

If a Studio and Humanistic Studies major, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen, the total credits would be 126.0.


The below degree plan is for students entering in the 2019 - 20 academic year.

Course

Course #

Credits

First-Year-Experience Requirements
Art Matters AH 100 3.0
Frameworks: Themes in Humanistic Studies HMST 101 3.0
Forum I FF 111 3.0
Forum II FF 112 3.0
Drawing: Tradition and Innovation FF 161 3.0
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.0
Choose one course from the following Color/Design category
Color/Design/Process
FF 120A 3.0
Color/Design/Pattern FF 120B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Form/Space category
Prototype/Situate/Fabricate
FF 130A 3.0
Body/World/Machine FF 130B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Systems/Time category
Haptics and Optics
FF 140A 3.0
Cartographies FF 140B 3.0
First-Year-Experience Elective   3.0
Liberal Arts Requirements
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
Modern Craft: Western Ceramics AH 363 3.0
Art History Elective AH 6.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)   3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)   3.0
Intellectual History I -IH1 3.0
Intellectual History II -IH2 3.0
Theory -TH 3.0
Science/Math NSCI 3.0
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required)   6.0
Ceramics Major Requirements
Introduction to Ceramics: Hand-Built Form CE 200 3.0
Introduction to Ceramics: Wheel-Thrown Form CE 201 3.0
Choose one course from the following
Introduction to Fiber FB 200 3.0
Introduction to Sculpture IS 200 3.0
Introduction to Wood IS 202 3.0
Choose 3.0 credits from the following
Glaze Workshop CE 206 1.5
Kiln Workshop CE 207 1.5
Raw Materials Workshop CE 208 1.6
On the Surface CE 333 3.0
Cast Ceramics CE 324 3.0
Ceramics Thesis & Seminar I CE 400 6.0
Ceramics Thesis & Seminar II CE 401 6.0
Junior Seminar SS 300 3.0
Ceramics Studio Electives CE 9.0
3D Electives CE, FB, or IS 9.0
Studio Electives   6.0

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Location

The Bunting Center 1400 W. Mount Royal Ave. 2nd Floor Baltimore, MD 21217