With a Ceramics major, you will learn techniques of two-dimensional art, ceramics and sculpture. The major will prepare you for a studio career or graduate school.
Bachelor of Arts
On campus, some online
Up to 90 credits
The ceramics degree curriculum allows you to learn high-level skills and develop your artistic voice, focusing on your area of interest in ceramics. In addition to learning ceramic skills such as wheel throwing, handbuilding, glazing and firing, you will study drawing, art history and design, giving you a well-rounded foundation.
Fast track your way to a master’s by taking graduate courses as an undergraduate student. Course credits count toward both degrees. Apply for the accelerated option after your sophomore year.
Graduates with a ceramics degree have been successful in studio practice and gaining admission to master’s programs.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, job growth is slated to change little for craft and fine artists from 2019 to 2029. Though an uptick in arts positions and opportunities is largely based on economic factors, many ceramics artists start their own small businesses.
Fall, Spring & Summer