The Associate in Arts Degree in Ceramics and Glass gives students an intensive course sequence that leads to the knowledge, practical skills, and training required for employment, entry into individual professional studio practice, and becoming a successful artist in the community.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate basic hand-building and/or wheel-throwing skills.
- Demonstrate basic ceramic sculpture skills.
- Demonstrate basic kiln-formed glass skills.
- Apply appropriate surface techniques.
- Demonstrate skills in combining clay and glass.
Associate in Arts Degree Major Requirements
|ARCE 1||Introduction to Ceramics||3|
|or ARCE 1A||Ceramic Handbuilding I|
|or ARCE 2A||Ceramic Wheel Throwing I|
|ARCE 3A||Introduction to Ceramic Sculpture||3|
|ARCE 4A||Kiln-Formed Glass I||3|
|ARCE 7||Ceramic Surface Design and Technique||1.5-3|
|ARCE 11||Clay and Glass||3|
|Select nine units from the following:||9|
|Ceramic Handbuilding II|
|Ceramic Handbuilding III|
|Ceramic Handbuilding IV|
|Ceramic Wheel Throwing II|
|Ceramic Wheel Throwing III|
|Ceramic Wheel Throwing IV|
|Ceramic Sculpture II|
|Ceramic Sculpture III|
|Ceramic Sculpture IV|
|Kiln-Formed Glass II|
|Kiln-Formed Glass III|
|Kiln-Formed Glass IV|
|Introduction to Glaze Experimentation|
|Alternative Throwing Techniques|
|Alternative Firing Techniques|
|TOTAL MAJOR UNITS||22.5-24|
|Complete Competency Requirements, general education pattern (MPC General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC), and electives, if needed, for a total of 60 degree-applicable units.||36-37.5|
Please refer to the graduation requirements section of the Catalog for information about degree and certificate requirements including Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Information Competency, and General Education requirements.