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This minor is an interdisciplinary offering between Material Art & Design and Industrial Design.  Using ceramics and industrial design practices and methods, the student will explore the possibilities of ceramic production, including concept exploration, form development, prototyping in 3D drawing and rapid prototype printing for clay.  Much of the students' time will be spent in the ceramic studio developing models and experiencing the processes of clay from inception to fired works.  Emphasis will be on a small batch production including developing design criteria, formulating designs for multiple productions, and considering manufacturing and marketing strategies.

The following five courses are required:  2.5
MAAD 2B15 Intro to Ceramics
INDS 2B13 The Meaning & Language of Form
MAAD 2B24 Ceramics: Mouldmaking
GDES 3B36 Domestic Ceramics: Exploring the Useful Object
GDES 3B20 Small Object Design: Virtual to Reality

Choose two:

0.75 or 1.0
VISC 2B38 Design Thinking (LST)
GDES 3B45 Architectural Ceramics (not offered in 09/10)
GDES 3B49 Image and Clay: Exploring the Ceramic Surface
INDS 3A04 Advanced Drawing for 3D Design
GDES 4B03 Internship (appropriate to Minor)
GDES 3B43 Jewellery Design: Architectural Hardware (not offered in 09/10)

Choose one:

VISC 2B01 History of Modern Design (LST)
VISC 3B41 Cross-Cultural Issues in Craft (LST)         
SOSC 3B02 Material Culture and Consumer Society (LST)              
Total 3.75 or 4.0

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