Dec 04, 2020  
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 
    
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
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ARTT 2200 - Jewel & Metalwork

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

This course covers elements of design and production of handcrafted jewelry, small sculpture, and functional objects in metals and other media, including centrifugal casting (of “lost wax” and other organic models), gas and electric welding, and forging techniques. Students will work in construction (with sheet, wire, and other media).

Location: Center Campus

Contact Hours: 6
Billable Contact Hours: 6
OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create a project design.

Objectives: During the course the student will:

  1. Create original jewelry designs.
  2. Create original metalwork designs.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will become familiar with critical evaluation of their work and the work of others.

Objectives: During the course the student will:

  1. Participate in a group critique.
  2. Evaluate and critique the merit of their work.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate competence in the basic skills needed to construct and fabricate a piece of jewelry and/or metalwork.

Objectives: During the course the student will use the following techniques:

  1. Cutting.
  2. Piercing.
  3. Soldering.
  4. Annealing.
  5. Casting.
  6. Finishing.
  7. Gas Welding.
  8. Forging techniques.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will become familiar with and demonstrate competence in basic studio etiquette and safety practices.

Objectives: During the course the student will:

  1. Follow proper studio etiquette.
  2. Demonstrate hand tool safety practices.
  3. Demonstrate safe equipment use.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES
(Bulleted outcomes apply to the course)

  • 1. The graduate can integrate the knowledge and technological skills necessary to be a successful learner.
  • 2. The graduate can demonstrate how to think competently.
  • 3. The graduate can demonstrate how to employ mathematical knowledge.
  • 4. The graduate can demonstrate how to communicate competently.
  • 5. The graduate is sensitive to issues relating to a diverse, global society.

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Session and Topic:

  1. Introduction to class, studio/ safety orientation
  2. Project: Design
  3. Project: Riveting and soldering
  4. Tool demonstration
  5. Forming and rolling
  6. Project: Welding basics
  7. Project: Finishing
  8. Critical thinking paper
  9. Project: Forging basic

Primary Faculty
Mitchell, Todd
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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