Goldsmithing and 3D Jewelry Design, AAS
The Goldsmithing and 3D Jewelry Design program prepares students for careers as independent studio artists, designers, and studio technicians within the jewelry industry. Students will become proficient in computer modeling, fabrication, casting, stone setting, forming, repair, and design. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to
- Fabricate jewelry;
- Design and produce jewelry using CAD/CAM;
- Cast jewelry in various forms;
- Utilize a variety of stone setting techniques;
- Perform a variety of surface treatments;
- Forge and form unique components using both anticlastic and synclastic forming techniques;
- Use a hydraulic press and die making for forming;
- Perform basic jewelry repair; and
- Exhibit a professional jewelry portfolio representing various aspects of the jewelry industry.
First Semester Total: 17
Second Semester Total: 16
CAS Total Credits: 33**
First Semester Total: 16
Second Semester Total: 17
AAS Total Credits: 66
Recommended Course Offering:
- All courses within this degree program must be taken for a letter grade. No course may be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) basis.
- Some of the courses in this program will transfer as electives only. Students considering transfer to a four-year college should contact theiradvisor for more information.
Opportunities After Graduation
- This program prepares students for careers as independent studio artists, designers, and studio technicians within the jewelry industry.
- This program will prepare students for high-tech CAD/CAM positions in the jewelry industry.
|Academic Advisor||Faculty Advisor|
|Amber Paulson||Douglas Harling, M.F.A.|
|LRC 129||AT 110|
|(406) 756-3882||(406) 756-3634|