Professional Crafts - Jewelry

The Professional Crafts: Jewelry curriculum prepares individuals to become professional metalsmiths. Instruction includes jewelry techniques, design, and marketing.

Students will learn metal forming techniques, metal decorative techniques, and basic information to start and operate a small business. The course work will also include jewelry design, studio safety, and tool and machine orientation.

Graduates will be able to start and operate their own jewelry studio or work for an established jeweler, or transfer to a four-year degree program.

Suggested Schedule for 2014-2015 (Updated Jun 12, 2014)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A30340

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
PCD-110 Intro to Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCJ-111 Intro to Jewelry 2 15 0 7
PCJ-121 Jewelry Design I 2 0 0 2
Total: 18
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
PCD-111 Advanced Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCJ-112 Jewelry Forming Tech 2 15 0 7
PCJ-122 Jewelry Design II 2 0 0 2
Total: 14
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCJ-113 Jewelry Decorative Tech. 3 9 0 6
PCJ-123 Jewelry Design III 2 0 0 2
PCR-112 20TH-CENTURY Crafts 2 0 0 2
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Elective - - - 2
Total: 15
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
PCJ-214 Jewelry Production Tech 2 15 0 7
PCR-210 Studio Craft Photo 1 3 0 2
PCR-212 Craft Marketing 2 0 0 2
Total: 14
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCD-211 Prof Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCJ-215 Advanced Jewelry 2 15 0 7
PCR-213 Craft Enterprise 2 0 0 2
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 14

Total Credit Hours: 75

Electives: Choose 2 hours from the following courses
PCJ-241 Jewelry: Special Study 0 4 0 2
PCJ-261 Enameling 1 3 0 2
PCJ-262 Hand Wrought Metals 1 3 0 2
PCJ-263 Advanced Wrought Metals 1 3 0 2
PCJ-264 Basic Knife Making 1 3 0 2
PCJ-265 Advanced Knife Making 1 3 0 2
PCJ-266 Jewelry Tool Making 1 3 0 2
PCJ-267 Hand Wrought Joinery 1 3 0 2
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Diploma in Professional Crafts - Jewelry D30340

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
PCD-110 Intro to Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCJ-111 Intro to Jewelry 2 15 0 7
Total: 12
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCD-111 Advanced Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCJ-112 Jewelry Forming Tech 2 15 0 7
Total: 9
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCJ-113 Jewelry Decorative Tech. 3 9 0 6
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
or Social & Behavioral Sciences - - - 3
Total: 9
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCJ-214 Jewelry Production Tech 2 15 0 7
PCR-210 Studio Craft Photo 1 3 0 2
PCR-212 Craft Marketing 2 0 0 2
Total: 11
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCJ-215 Advanced Jewelry 2 15 0 7
Total: 7

Total Credit Hours: 48

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Certificate in Professional Crafts Jewelry - Hand Wrought Metals C30340HW

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCJ-262 Hand Wrought Metals 1 3 0 2
Total: 2
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCJ-263 Advanced Wrought Metals 1 3 0 2
PCJ-264 Basic Knife Making 1 3 0 2
PCJ-266 Jewelry Tool Making 1 3 0 2
PCJ-267 Hand Wrought Joinery 1 3 0 2
Total: 8
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCJ-265 Advanced Knife Making 1 3 0 2
Total: 2

Total Credit Hours: 12

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