Jul 20, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ceramics Certificate

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CIP: 50.0711
School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts, 505-428-1731

The Certificate in Ceramics is designed as an introduction into a workforce development degree. This degree trains students to design and fabricate ceramic objects of art and enter the ceramics industry locally, nationally and/or internationally. Program courses offer a hands-on experience in this medium, which includes techniques in wheel throwing, hand building, kiln firing procedures, glaze formulation, mass production techniques, basic studio work flow, studio maintenance, and aesthetic investigation into form and function. Electives focus on related design, photographic documentation of artwork, art history and sculptural approaches to clay.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Students can follow the Program Map(s) listed below to complete this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective communication based on elements and principles of design. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary and historical perspectives in art and design. 
  • Demonstrate safe and sustainable studio practice. 
  • Demonstrate an appropriate level of craftsmanship. 
  • Express an individual creative voice.

Total 15 Credits Min.

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