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A minor in Industrial Ceramics is an interdisciplinary offering between Material Art & Design and Industrial Design. Using ceramics and industrial design practices and methods, students 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 that includes developing design criteria, formulating designs for multiple productions, and considering manufacturing and marketing strategies.


The following three courses are required:  1.5
MAAD 2B15 Intro to Ceramics
MAAD 2B24 Ceramics: Mouldmaking
GDES 3B36 Domestic Ceramics: Exploring the Useful Object

Choose two:  1.0
VISD 2B38 Contemporary Design Theories and Practices (LST)
GDES 3B45 Architectural Ceramics
GDES 3B49 Image and Clay: Exploring the Ceramic Surface (not offered 2014/2015)

INDS 2B12 Advanced Drawing for 3D Design
GDES 3B20 Design with Technology 1  
GDES 3B78 Design with Technology 2
GDES 4B03 Internship (appropriate to minor)

Choose one:  0.5
VISD 2B01 History of Modern Design (LST)
VISD 3B41 Cross-Cultural Issues in Craft (LST)
SOSC 3B02 Material Culture and Consumer Society (LST)
Total  3.0

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