Course Description

An introduction to ceramics materials, concepts, and processes including basic design principles, creative development, hand-building, throwing, glaze techniques, firing and ceramic terminology. Aesthetics and creative development of clay objects examining historical, contemporary, and personal modes of expression across cultures will be covered.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13149 ARTS 18A 1Y M·W···· 09:30 AM-11:20 AM Rocky Lewycky A51

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-06-28 to 2021-08-08.

Footnote Information

ARTS-018A-01Y: Online Course runs from 6/28/21-8/8/21. This is an online class with SOME scheduled meetings in A51 as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory (72 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 200 and READ 200, or ESL 261, 262 and 263.
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