Jewelry/Metalworking – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 1009.10

The Jewelry/Metalworking certificate provides technical skills in Jewelry design and fabrication. Skills cover metal sawing, filing, sanding, forming, silver soldering, fusing, cold connections, patina, polishing, casting, basic stone setting, and mixed materials. Concepts cover research, sketches, models, and realization of physical metal forms by hand. Students will develop a portfolio of work that will enable them to apply for jobs in the Jewelry field.

All courses in this certificate require literacy and proficiency in writing and math. Projects require written, oral, and visual presentations as well as the application of basic math and chemistry principles and skills.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program outcomes

  1. Understand and apply the vocabulary of the jewelry field, tools and materials, design research, and the process of jewelry designs and constructions.
  2. Produce original jewelry/objects that demonstrate and understanding of design principles, fabrication, casting, and advanced jewelry/metalworking techniques.
  3. Analyze and evaluate the jewelry/objects utilizing the critique process.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Semester I
ART 032ADESIGN-THREE DIMENSIONAL3
ART 036AJEWELRY/METAL FABRICATION3
Semester II
ART 034AAPPLIED DESIGN I - MATERIALS AND PROCESSES3
ART 036BJEWELRY/METAL FABRICATION3
Semester III
ART 036CJEWELRY CASTING3
DT 008AINTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL DESIGN AND FABRICATION3
Semester IV
ART 135PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT OF JEWELRY AND METAL FABRICATION3
Total Units21

Recommended Electives

ART 004DHISTORY OF MODERN ART3
ART 015SKETCHING FOR DESIGN3
ART 018RENDERING3
ART 031ACOLOR AND COMPOSITION-TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN3
ART 033APRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION I3
ART 034BAPPLIED DESIGN II- MATERIALS AND PROCESSES3
ART 106ART SINCE 19453
BUS 009INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS3
DT 008BINTERMEDIATE DIGITAL DESIGN AND FABRICATION3
DT 008CADVANCED SYSTEMS DESIGN AND FABRICATION4
PHOT 021INTRODUCTION TO BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY3
PHOT 030INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING3
PHOT 031BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY3
PHOT 040FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY3

General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree