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ART 140 - Ceramics I

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is an introductory course open to all art and non-art majors interested in learning basic skills in ceramics using the potter’s wheel. Students will develop a visual vocabulary for creative expression through lectures, power point, vocabulary lists and video presentations. This course covers beginning problems of centering, throwing and shaping various functional and non-functional pottery. Students will be introduced to the process of glazing and basic firing techniques. This course emphasizes exploring personal and cultural expression in the ceramic media. Evaluation will be based on using a variety of tools and writing assignments.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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