Ceramics

2018 - 19 Ceramics Curriculum

The following degree plan is for the 2018-19 academic year. Current students should log into MyMICA or contact their Advisor for their personalized degree plan

First-Year Requirements Course # Credits
Forum 1 FF 111 3.0
Forum 2 FF 112 3.0
Color & Design FF 120A or 120B 3.0
Forms & Space FF 130A or 130B 3.0
Systems & Time FF 140A or 140B 3.0
Drawing: Tradition & Innovation FF 161 3.0
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.0
First-Year Studio Elective   3.0
Total credits for the First-Year requirements: 24.0
Liberal Arts Requirements Course # Credits
Art Matters AH 100 3.0
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
Modern Craft: Western Ceramics AH 363 3.0
Art History Elective AH 6.0
Critical Inquiry HMST 101 3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level) 3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level) 3.0
Intellectual History I and II -IH1 and -IH2 6.0
Science/Math Requirement NSCI 3.0
Theory Requirement -TH 3.0
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required) 6.0
Total credits for the Liberal Arts requirements: 42.0
Ceramics Major Requirements Course # Credits
Introduction to Ceramics: Hand Built Form CE 200 3.0
Introduction to Ceramics: Wheel Thrown Form CE 201 3.0
Introduction to Fiber, Introduction to Sculpture, or Introduction to Wood FB 200, IS 200, or IS 202 3.0
Complete 3.0 credits of 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
Cast Ceramics CE 324 3.0
Junior Seminar SS 300 3.0
Ceramics Thesis & Seminar I and II CE 400 and 401 12.0
Ceramics Studio Electives CE 9.0
3D Electives CE, FB, or IS 9.0
Studio Electives 6.0
Total credits for the Ceramics Major requirements: 54.0

If an integrated degree in Humanistic Studies, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen, the total credits would be 126.