Dec 02, 2021  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022
Add to Favorites (opens a new window)

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).

Billable Contact Hours: 6

Search for Sections
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 (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

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
Lambert, Julie
Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



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



Add to Favorites (opens a new window)