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.