Provides opportunity for students to do advanced individual projects in sculptural and functional ceramics. Assignments are geared for progressive development of the individual's ability. Technical awareness of glaze materials, glaze formulation, firing techniques, and studio operations are covered. Specific objectives are individualized and recorded in a contract signed by instructor and student. Once passed, this course may be repeated one time. Prerequisites: ART-175 or CLAR-8005-Ceramics III. This course is interconnected with a Kirkwood Community College credit course. To successfully complete this course, you must pass all required components as this class qualifies as a pathway into a Kirkwood credit program.