This course provides the opportunity for advanced self-determined work in sculptural and functional ceramics. Emphasis is placed on developing the technical awareness of clay bodies, slips, engobes, and firing procedures necessary to fulfill the student’s artistic goals. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of materials and techniques necessary to successfully create original projects in the clay medium. Additional supplies at a cost of approximately $30 will be needed to successfully complete required projects for this course, and a $75.00 lab fee will be charged. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.