This curriculum of design, metal fabrication, stone setting, and lost wax casting prepares students for entry-level employment in the jewelry design and manufacturing industry. This curriculum will also prepare the student seeking to transfer to a jewelry/metalworking program in a public or private four-year college.
An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon the completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.
- Produce jewelry/objects that will demonstrate an understanding of basic design principles, stone setting, and jewelry/metalworking techniques.
- Analyze and evaluate the jewelry/objects utilizing the critique process.
Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate
Required Units: 15
- ART 034A – Crafts – Materials and Processes (3)
- ART 036A – Jewelry/Metal Fabrication (3)
- ART 036B – Jewelry/Metal Fabrication (3)
- ART 036C – Jewelry Casting (3)
- ART 135 – Portfolio Development of Jewelry and Metal Fabrication (3)
or ART 034B – Crafts – Materials and Processes (3)
- ART 001A – History of Western Art-Prehistoric through Medieval (3)
- ART 004D – History of Modern Art (3)
- ART 015 – Sketching For Design (3)
- ART 018 – Rendering (3)
- ART 031A – Color and Composition-Two Dimensional Design (3)
- ART 032A – Design-Three Dimensional (3)
- ART 033A – Product Design Application (3)
- ART 106 – Art Since 1945 (3)
- PHOT 021 – Introduction to Black and White Photography (3)