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Ceramics: Raw Materials

Course No. CER 249-349-449  Credits: 3.0

This course will combine ceramic fabrication skills with an emphasis on clay body formulation and glaze testing and development. Students will learn press molding, tile making, and hand-building skills along with clay and glazes for multiple uses and temperatures. Class will include lectures, lab work, and instruction in firing gas and electric kilns. Lectures will address historical and contemporary ceramic works, along with technical issues. Required of all Ceramic Majors. Open to all.

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