ARTS 16500. INTRODUCTION TO CERAMICS This course introduces concepts and methods for working with ceramics as a medium for creative expression. Students will explore various hand-building, surface development, and firing techniques to create both utilitarian and sculptural objects. Image presentation and discussions will introduce students to the contemporary and historical role of ceramics. Six hours of weekly class time that includes lecture, technical demonstrations, image presentations, group critique, and in-class work time. [AH]