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, work for an established jeweler, or transfer to a four- year degree program.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2018-2019 (Updated Aug 03, 2018)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A30340

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-110 Freshman Composition 3 0 0 3
or 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-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-112 Writing and 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
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
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
Total: 13
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
Mathematics 3 0 0 3
PCJ-214 Jewelry Production Tech 2 15 0 7
PCJ-261 Enameling 1 3 0 2
PCR-210 Studio Craft Photo 1 3 0 2
PCR-212 Craft Marketing 2 0 0 2
Total: 16
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

Mathematics: Choose at least 3 hours from the following courses
MAT-110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
or MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3

Diploma in Professional Crafts-Jewelry D30340

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-110 Freshman Composition 3 0 0 3
or 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: 17
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
PCJ-122 Jewelry Design II 2 0 0 2
Total: 11
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
or Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
PCJ-113 Jewelry Decorative Tech. 3 9 0 6
PCR-112 20TH-CENTURY Crafts 2 0 0 2
Total: 11

Total Credit Hours: 39

Mathematics: Choose at least 3 hours from the following courses
MAT-110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
or MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3