Jewelry Design One-Year AAS Degree Program

http://fitnyc.edu/jewelrydesign

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00831      HEGIS 5012

The major in Jewelry Design offers qualified students the opportunity to prepare for positions as designers, self-employed jewelers, or executives in the manufacturing of jewelry.

Option A

Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREAJD 121 - Wax Carving1
JD 131 - Mechanical Drafting for Jewelers1.5
JD 133 - Introduction to Jewelry Design1.5
JD 172 - Tools, Equipment, and Processes1
JD 213 - Nontraditional Construction Techniques in Metal1.5
JD 214 - Handmade Diamond Jewelry Techniques1.5
JD 215 - Alternative Materials for Jewelry Fabrication1.5
JD 216 - Advanced Piercing and Metal Carving1.5
JD 241 - Introduction to Gemology2
JD 251 - Principles of Silversmithing1.5
JD 262 - Estimating Costs1
Semester 2
MAJOR AREAJD 116 - Costume Jewelry White Metal Models1.5
JD 122 - Jewelry Casting2
JD 171 - Materials and Properties2
JD 173 - Materials and Findings for the Jewelry Industry1
JD 217 - Handmade Platinum Jewelry1.5
JD 218 - Hollow Form Jewelry: Die Construction and Manufacturing Techniques1.5
JD 219 - Clasps, Closings, and Findings1.5
JD 243 - Gemology II1.5
JD 252 - Silversmithing Project Studio1.5
JD 261 - Changes and Trends in Jewelry Design2
RELATED AREACG 111 - Survey of Computer Graphics1
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR AREA31.5
RELATED AREA1
 Total Credits: 32.5

Option B

Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREAJD 121 - Wax Carving1
JD 131 - Mechanical Drafting for Jewelers1.5
JD 133 - Introduction to Jewelry Design1.5
JD 172 - Tools, Equipment, and Processes1
JD 231 - Objects Design and Rendering1.5
JD 233 - Jewelry Design III1.5
JD 241 - Introduction to Gemology2
JD 262 - Estimating Costs1
JD 263 - Costume Jewelry Production and Marketing3
RELATED AREACG 111 - Survey of Computer Graphics1
DE 101 - Principles of Display and Exhibit Design: Small Scale2
Semester 2
MAJOR AREAJD 116 - Costume Jewelry White Metal Models1.5
JD 122 - Jewelry Casting2
JD 171 - Materials and Properties2
JD 173 - Materials and Findings for the Jewelry Industry1
JD 235 - Fine Jewelry Portfolio1.5
JD 236 - Fashion Jewelry Portfolios1.5
JD 243 - Gemology II1.5
JD 261 - Changes and Trends in Jewelry Design2
RELATED AREACG 212 - Introduction to 3D Computer Modeling2
TD 141 - Nature Studies1.5
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR AREA27
RELATED AREA6.5
 Total Credits: 33.5

NOTE: See admissions criteria.