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Offered: Grade 12
Credit: 1.0
Length: Year
Prerequisite: Ceramics/Pottery II
Type of Credit: Performing Fine Arts

This course enables students to recognize the properties, limitations, and possibilities of clay through the creation of functional and nonfunctional ceramics. Advanced hand-building and wheel throwing techniques are emphasized as well as advanced firing techniques. Students will understand and apply terminology and processes specifically related to the design, construction, surface design and firing of works. Content will build on cultural, historical, interdisciplinary, career and real world connections. Reasoning and critical thinking are used to evaluate pottery as works of art and functional objects.