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Tufts Summer Session for High Schoolers Course & Workshop List

Summer 2018

The list below represents all undergraduate and pre-college courses open to high school students in the Tufts Summer Session for High Schoolers program. Summer Session for High Schoolers is a non-residential program that offers high school students the opportunity to enroll in Tufts University courses. All Courses are available for credit, while Workshops are not offered for credit.

Rising High School Juniors (Class of 2020) and Seniors (Class of 2019) are eligible for all workshops and courses listed. Rising High School Sophomores (Class of 2021) are eligible for all Studio Art Courses & Workshops. Note that courses not listed below are not open to students in this program.

A short application is required before high school students can be enrolled. Apply early to assure your placement in the courses you want!

This course list is subject to change.

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Title:   Basics of Ceramics      

Course Number:      CERC 0018B
Campus: Boston-Fenway   
Room: TBA

Course Description:

An introduction to creating basic ceramic vessels and sculptures. Through demonstrations and hands-on learning, students will learn both wheel and hand- building techniques and participate in glaze testing. Mid-range temperature clay (cone 6) will be used to explore both commercial under-glazes and homemade glazes. Through the completion of several projects, students will experience basic properties of clay and discover the diverse range of glazes and methods to finish work. Demonstrations will be divided equally between hand-building, wheel and finishing. Level: beginner-intermediate.
 
Any materials necessary for the first class meeting will be communicated to enrolled students by the instructor in advance. Otherwise, materials and supplies will be covered in the first class meeting.
  

Instructor: Department Staff
Class Dates: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
Day(s): TBA           Times: TBA                     
Status: Open

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