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Jewelry Design Certificate of Achievement

This certificate provides students with an in-depth study into the practice and critical discourse of jewelry design. The fundamentals of design and execution of jewelry forms utilizing metal fabrication, forming, casting, and stone setting techniques will be explored. This program provides an intense foundation and practice, conceptual and critical thinking, and technical strategies and execution. Participants can then define their path, whether it be career development or personal enrichment.

The Program-level Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) below are outcomes that students will achieve after completing specific certificate requirements in this program. Students will:

  1. Proficiently propose designs that utilize techniques learned in the classes that will communicate the chosen content of the artist and calculate material requirements necessary to implement these designs.
  2. Formulate strategies to form, construct and fabricate designs envisioned and demonstrate skill and craftsmanship in handling metals.
  3. Develop different applications of metal in relationship to other art forms.
  4. Discuss and critically evaluate jewelry and metal objects from both contemporary and historical contexts. 

Certificate of Achievement Requirements:

ART-124Drawing I3
ART-129Three-Dimensional Design3
ART-131Jewelry Design I3
ART-132Jewelry Design II3
ART-133Metalsmithing & Casting3
Total Units15