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BFA Jewelry & Metal Arts

First Year - 30.0 Units

First Semester 12.0 Units

  • FND_113: Sketching for Communication
    [Core]
  • FASCU_130: Sculpture 1
    [Core]
  • ILL_133: Digital Media 1: Photography & Imaging
    [Core]
  • JEM_110: Jewelry & Metal Arts 1
    [Core]

Second Semester 18.0 Units

  • FSH_184: Styling
    [Major]
  • JEM_155: Jewelry & Fashion
    [Core]
  • JEM_165: Centrifugal & Vacuum Casting 1
    [Core]
  • LA_108: Composition for the Artist
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement]
  • (FND_122: Color Fundamentals, FND_125: Color and Design, OR FSH_120: Fashion Color & Design)
    [Core] *Suggested Summer course [Core] *Suggested Summer course [Core] *Suggested Summer course
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *Suggested Summer course

Second Year - 36.0 Units

Third Semester 15.0 Units

  • FSH_239: Fashion Jewelry Design and Rendering
    [Major]
  • JEM_210: Jewelry & Metal Arts 2
    [Core]
  • JEM_275: Welding and Smithing
    [Major]
  • LA_291: Designing Careers
    [Liberal Arts: Employment Communications & Practices requirement]
  • LA_120: Art History through the 15th Century
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement]

Fourth Semester 21.0 Units

  • JEM_240: Enameling 1
    [Core]
  • JEM_265: Centrifugal & Vacuum Casting 2
    [Core]
  • (FA_145: Printmaking, FA_144: Etching 1/Intaglio, OR FA_241: Book Arts 1)
    [Major] [Major] [Major]
  • JEM_344: Moving Metal 1
    [Major] ---MIDPOINT---
  • (LA_202: English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument, OR LA_280: Perspective Journalism)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement] [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement]
  • LA_121: Art History through the 19th Century
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement] *Suggested Summer course
  • ***_***:
    [Major] *Suggested Summer course

Third Year - 36.0 Units

Fifth Semester 15.0 Units

  • (JEM_233: Digital Design for Jewelry & Metal Arts: Laser Cutting, OR FASCU_236: Wood Structures and Construction)
    [Major] [Major]
  • FASCU_231: Sculpting in Ceramics 1
    [Major]
  • JEM_310: Jewelry & Metal Arts 3
    [Major]
  • (LA_110: English Composition: Narrative Storytelling, OR LA_133: Short Form Writing)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications Requirement] [Liberal Arts: Written Communications Requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness Requirement]

Sixth Semester 21.0 Units

  • JEM_333: Organic 3D Modeling & Printing for Jewelry Design
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • JEM_238: Papermaking/Mixed Media
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Historical Awareness Requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Quantitative Literacy requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *Recommended Summer course
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 1] *Recommended Summer course

Fourth Year - 27.0 Units

Seventh Semester 9.0 Units

  • ***_***:
    [Major] **Choose from JEM elective or JEM 498.
  • JEM_498: Collaborative Project
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Cultural Ideas & Influences Requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness Requirement]

Eighth Semester 18.0 Units

  • FA_420: Senior Portfolio Workshop/Professional Practices
    [Core]
  • (JEM_450: Jewelry & Metal Arts Portfolio Project, OR JEM_498: Collaborative Project)
    [Major] [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course]
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 2]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *Recommended Summer course
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 3] *Recommended Summer course