Jewelry and Metal Arts, Certificate of Achievement

Through this comprehensive program of study for metal arts and jewelry making, students learn a wide range of historical and contemporary techniques. They hone their technical skills through practice, resulting in a well-rounded body of work that demonstrates proficiency at a level required for commercial pursuits.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Create a range of fabrication and casting techniques for jewelry.
  • Identify and research historical and cultural objects as inspiration for designs.
  • Make individualized works of personal expression.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills to continue to develop and build upon their foundation.
  • Present a cohesive body of work for public venues.

Certificate of Achievement Requirements

Required Core
ARTD 40Introduction to Jewelry and Metalsmithing3
or ARTD 40A Jewelry and Metal Arts I
ARTD 41ASmall Metal Casting: Jewelry I3
ARTD 42AJewelry: Metalsmithing I3
Select 15 units from either the Jewelry or Metal Arts list of courses:15
Jewelry Emphasis
Jewelry and Metal Arts II
Jewelry & Metal Arts III
Jewelry and Metal Arts IV
Small Metal Casting: Jewelry II
Small Metal Casting: Jewelry III
Small Metal Casting: Jewelry IV
Jewelry: Stone Setting I
Jewelry: Stone Setting II
Jewelry: Stone Setting III
Metal Arts: Enameling I
Metal Arts: Enameling II
Jewelry: Granulation and Fusing
Jewelry: Stone Lapidary Basics I
Jewelry: Stone Lapidary Basics II
Jewelry Mechanisms
Jewelry: Chain and Ring Making
Jewelry: Soldering
Metal Arts Emphasis
Jewelry and Metal Arts II
Jewelry & Metal Arts III
Jewelry and Metal Arts IV
Small Metal Casting: Jewelry II
Small Metal Casting: Jewelry III
Small Metal Casting: Jewelry IV
Jewelry: Metalsmithing II
Jewelry: Metalsmithing III
Metal Arts: Enameling I
Metal Arts: Enameling II
Jewelry: Granulation and Fusing
The Art of Tinsmithing
Jewelry: Soldering
Total Units24

Please refer to the graduation requirements section of the Catalog for information about degree and certificate requirements including Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Information Competency, and General Education requirements.