University of Southern California

Roski School of Art and Design

Courses of Instruction

The terms indicated are expected but are not guaranteed. For the courses offered during any given term, consult the Schedule of Classes.

Ceramics (FACE)

FACE 112 Ceramics (4, FaSpSm) Practical and theoretical exploration of the nature of surface, form, volume and mass as fundamental elements of clay sculpture and the ceramic object. (Duplicates credit in former FA 112.)

FACE 212 Wheel Throwing (4, FaSp) An introductory course using wheel throwing techniques for ceramics to explore a variety of forms through three-dimensional exercises. (Duplicates credit in the former FA 212.)

FACE 213 Clay and Glazes (2, Sp) Provides a foundation in clay and glaze materials as they relate to making ceramic art. (Duplicates credit in former FA 213.) Prerequisite: FACE 112.

FACE 214 3-D/Actual and Virtual (4) A conceptually inventive introduction to clay and computer modeling. An investigation of the relationship between actual and virtual objects and how it affects our perception. (Duplicates credit in former FA 214.)

FACE 312 Advanced Ceramics (4, FaSpSm) Directed examination of aesthetic concepts and investigation into personal ideas as they relate to the development of a creative visual language in ceramics. (Duplicates credit in former FA 312.) Prerequisite: FACE 112.

FACE 412 Topics in Advanced Ceramics (4, max 12, FaSpSm) Continued directed examination of aesthetic concepts and investigation into personal ideas as they relate to the development of a creative visual language in ceramics. (Duplicates credit in former FA 412.) Prerequisite: FACE 312.