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Ceramics, B.S. Requirements

Effective Fall 2016

 

FOUNDATION COURSES  
DES 101 Introduction to Design 2D I 3
DES 103 Introduction to Design 3D I 3
FAR 101 Drawing I 3
DES 230 Jewelry I  3
DES 242 Fibers I 3
DES 250 Wood Design I 3
FAR 104 Themes and Issues in the Contemporary Arts 3
DES 312W History or Craft    3
Foundation Credits 24

 

 

MAJOR COURSES  
DES 220 Ceramics I 3
DES 320 Ceramics II 3
DES 321 Ceramics - Junior Studio 3
DES 321 Ceramics - Junior Studio 3
DES 421 Ceramics - Senior Studio 3
DES 421 Ceramics - Senior Studio 3
FAR 240 Introduction to Sculpture 3
Major Credits 21

 

RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE FOR THE BS IN CERAMICS (CER)

Studio foundation courses must be taken prior to advanced courses in major.
Template presupposes that the student has CWP 102, MAT and Foreign Language complete.

 

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2
  DES 101 DES 108 (recommended)
  DES 103 DES 220
  FAR 101 FAR 104
  IF Core 1 FAR 240
  CWP or MAT IF Core 2
    .
YEAR 2 SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4
  DES 320 DES 321
  DES 230 or 242 or 250 DES 230 or 242 or 250
  DES 312W FAR 345 (recommended)
  IF Core 3 IF Core 5
  IF Core 4 IF Core 6
   

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YEAR 3 SEMESTER 5 SEMESTER 6
  DES 321 DES 421
  DES 230 or 242 or 250 IF Core 9
  DES Studio Elective IF Core 10
  IF Core 7 IF Core 11
  IF Core 8 IF Core 12
    .
YEAR 4 SEMESTER 7 SEMESTER 8
  DES 421 DES 421 (recommended) 
  Elective Elective
  Elective Elective
  Elective Elective
  Elective Elective

 

RELATED AREAS (POSSIBLE MINORS/DUAL MAJORS)
MINORS: Creative Studies, Art History, Sculpture, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Museum Studies, Business/Marketing, Art Therapy, Communication
DUAL MAJORS: Art Education, Fine Arts

SPECIAL DIRECTIVES
A portfolio review is required after completion of DES 101, DES 103, FAR 101, FAR 240 and the completion of the first course of the chosen major (DES 220).  To continue in the B.S. degree program, the student must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in the major.  Ultimately the student is responsible for fulfilling all courses required for graduation. 

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