GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

CERAMICS

This certificate is designed for students wishing to prepare for employment in the commercial ceramic industry. Emphasis is on job-related skills such as production forming techniques, surface design techniques, glaze formulation and application, chemical safety, and kiln technology. The certificate is also designed for those setting up their own production studios to work as independent artists. Students will demonstrate skill in a broad range of ceramic techniques, define and use core concepts used in the ceramic area, produce original work that demonstrates a high level of craft, and describe, analyze and provide criticism of ceramic work.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

 

ART 186

Ceramics

3

ART 186 or equivalent

ART 187

Ceramics

3

 

ART 190

Ceramic Handbuilding

3

ART 186 or 190 or equivalent

ART 192

Earthenware

3

ART 187 or 191

ART 195

Glaze Calculation

3

ENGL 120 or ESL 151 or placement test scores or equivalent
ENGL 191 or placement test scores
ESL 141 or placement test scores

ENGL 101 or
ENGL 120 or
ESL 151

Freshman English
Composition and Reading
Reading and Composition V

3 or
3 or
4

 

Select 6 units from the following
 

ART 111

History of World Ceramics

3

 

ART 130

Design I

3

ART 187 or equivalent

ART 188

Advanced Ceramics I

3

ART 190 or equivalent

ART 191

Advanced Ceramic Handbuilding

3

ART 186 or 190 or equivalent

ART 193

Raku

3

  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24-25
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2013 GCC Catalog 2013-2014

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.


Ceramics (2009-10 catalog)
Ceramics (2011-12 catalog)