The Contemporary Clay Minor will provide students the opportunity to explore several aspects of working in clay from the handmade to the mass produced, including utilitarian objects, unique sculptures, and installations utilizing the multiple. Students learn a combination of hand-building, potter's wheel throwing, slip-casting, glazing and firing techniques as well as new 3-D and 2-D printing methods. Environmental and financial sustainability will also be emphasized.
The Contemporary Clay minor is open to all undergraduate majors. Students must be on track in their major and in good academic standing, with fewer than 6 credits behind and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.
Contemporary Clay Electives*
*CAIL200 Made in LA, PRDS363 Intermediate Ceramics, PRDS464 Special Topics**, or SCNG306 Genres**
**Ceramics topics only. Topics change each semester. Can be taken more than once.
Course Descriptions are listed in the Fine Arts, Product Design, and Liberal Arts and Sciences sections of the Course Catalog.