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Jewelry

Associate of Applied Science Degree

This degree prepares the student for a career as a bench jewelry technician. It provides specialized focus on jewelry fabrication, stonesetting, lost wax casting and repair. The coursework is designed to provide the student with skills necessary for a career in the jewelry industry. Graduates will be prepared to take the national certification test for Bench Jeweler Technician administered by the Jewelers of America, Inc.

  Semester I Credit Hours
    HRGY 1401 Jewelry Techniques I 4
  HRGY 1448 Jewelry Repair/Fabrication I 4
  HRGY 1441 Stonesetting I 4
  ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
    ARTS 1303 Art History I 3
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  18
  Semester II
  HRGY 1402 Jewelry Techniques II 4
  HRGY 1409 Jewelry Casting I 4
  HRGY 1449 Jewelry Repair/Fabrication II OR 4
  HRGY 2430 Chasing and Repoussage
    HRGY 1471 Introduction to Computer Aided Design and Manufacture for Jewelry OR 3-4
    COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing
    Mathematics1 3
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  18-19
  Semester III
  HRGY 2435 Precious Metals I 4
  HRGY 2433 Jewelry Casting II 4
  HRGY 1442 Stonesetting II 4
    SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication 3
    HRGY 1472 Drawing for Jewelry Design OR 3-4
    ARTS 1301 Introduction to the Visual Arts
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  18-19
  Semester IV
  HRGY 1417 Applied Jewelry Practices OR 4
    HRGY 1473 Business Practices for Artisans
  +#  HRGY 2436 Precious Metals II 4
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  15
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  TOTALS 69-71

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Select from the appropriate section of the General Education Course List.
  2Select one of the following that is not already being used in the degree: HRGY 1471, HRGY 1472, HRGY 1473, HRGY 1474, HRGY 1475, HRGY 1491, HRGY 2471, HRGY 2472.