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Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are statements by faculty members that describe the most important things students will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Upon completion of the Jewelry Design AAS Program, students will be able to:

  • solve design problems, turning concepts into real, functioning jewelry;
  • research and document sources for design and technical inspiration;
  • design jewelry and objects for various markets;
  • engineer jewelry and objects for production;
  • perform cost analysis and product life-cycle management for the production of jewelry;
  • create designs and models using 2D digital technology;
  • use 3D hard- and soft-surface modeling software to create digital models of jewelry for production;
  • present designs, proposals, and projects to clients, peers, and in an industrial board room setting;
  • create collections of jewelry in the genres of fine, fashion, and alternative materials;
  • apply knowledge of sustainability and ethical practices to the choices made in design, sourcing, and fabrication of jewelry; and
  • demonstrate and implement safe working practices in a jewelry studio and a production environment.