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Academic Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Jewelry and Metalsmithing


Through the creation of jewelry, functional objects, and sculpture, students in the metals program give form to their artistic vision. The metals program combines direct practice with conceptual problem solving. Students explore the methods and motives behind both traditional and contemporary metal work, learning how objects are informed by their historical contexts. Coursework is offered in all major metalworking techniques, including vacuum and centrifugal lost wax casting, vulcanized and silicone mold processes, hydraulic press techniques and die forming, and three- dimensional modeling and CNC milling. Students also learn to construct jewelry from both base and precious materials. Facilities available to students in the metal program accommodate work in welding, fabrication, machine tool and foundry processes, and blacksmithing.

Foundation Year


Liberal Arts and Art History Requirements


Total Credits: 30


Sophomore Year


Major Requirements


Liberal Arts and Art History Requirements


  • LALW200 Literary Traditions 3 cr. Fall/Spring
  • HART - History of Art Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring
  • LASS - Social Science Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring
  • LAMS - Math/Science Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring

Total Credits: 30


Junior Year


Major Requirements


Liberal Arts and Art History Requirements


  • LALW - Lit/Writ/Film Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring 
     
  • LA-SS/LW/MS - Soc Sci, Lit/Writ/Film 6 cr. Fall/Spring or
  • Math/Sci Electives 6 cr. Fall/Spring

Total Credits: 30


Senior Year


Liberal Arts and Art History Requirements


  • HART - History of Art Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring

  • LA-SS/LW/MS - Soc Sci, Lit/Writ/Film 3 cr. Fall/Spring or
  • Math/Sci Electives 6 cr. Fall/Spring
     
  • HART - History of Art, Social Science, Lit/Writ/Film or Math/Sci elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring or
  • LA-SS/LW/MS - History of Art, Social Science, Lit/Writ/Film or Math/Science elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring

Total Credits: 30


Summary


Studio Foundation 18 hrs    
Metals/TDA 36 hrs    
History of Art 12-18 hrs    
Liberal Arts 24-30 hrs    
Studio Electives 24 hrs    
Total Credits 120 hrs