The ceramics degree track is designed to push surface with focus on production or narrative sculptural work.
The ceramics studio includes claymixers, slab roller, extruder, and 12 electric wheels. The electric kiln room is equipped with three round paragons, two large ovals, and a test kiln. Attached to the studio is a ventilated glaze formulation room complete with raw materials for clay and glaze experimentation. The outdoor kiln area houses two raku kilns, two gas fired reduction kilns, a wood kiln, and pit/sager fire capabilities.
Students may pursue a major in Art with a concentration in Ceramics as part of either the Bachelor of Arts degree or the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Degree requirements for either option are listed in the course catalog each year.
All students intending to major in Visual Arts must meet the Jacksonville University requirements for admissions and must complete an official application with the University’s Admissions office. Additionally, students applying for admission into the Visual Arts must gain admission into the chosen degree program through a portfolio review process. Learn more about portfolio review process and portfolio requirements.