MAJOR CURRICULUM

Total credits required for a BFA in Ceramics: 120.0

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 2020 - 21 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
First-Year-Experience Elective 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
Liberal Arts Requirements
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
Modern Craft: Western Ceramics (fulfills Art History Elective requirement) AH 363 3.0
Art History Elective (400-level) AH 3.0
Art History Elective (400-level) AH 3.0
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 Elective (or Writing Workshop, if required) 3.0
Academic Elective (or Writing Workshop, if required) 3.0
Ceramics Major Requirements
Introduction to Ceramics: Hand-Built Form CE 200 3.0
Introduction to Ceramics: Wheel-Thrown Form CE 201 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
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 1.5
On the Surface CE 333 3.0
Ceramics Studio Elective CE 3.0
Ceramics Studio Elective CE 3.0
Ceramics Studio Elective CE 3.0
3D Elective CE, FB, or IS 3.0
3D Elective CE, FB, or IS 3.0
3D Elective CE, FB, or IS 3.0
Studio Elective 3.0
Studio Elective 3.0

 

Other Ceramics Links

Office of Enrollment Services

Location

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