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Professional Artist/Jewelry (PSJ)

PSJ 210  (3 credit hours)  
Jewelry/Metals III  

Provides an in-depth investigation into tools, techniques, and materials of the professional jeweler/metalsmith including the application of coloring through enameling and alternative means. Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (PSJ 115 and PSJ 117) or Consent of Instructor.
Components: LAB: Laboratory
PSJ 211  (3 credit hours)  
Hollowware and Metal Forming  

Covers design and technical processes creating functional hollowware. Emphasizes dimensional forming of sheet metal through raising, sinking, plannishing and anticlastic forming. Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: PSJ 115 or Consent of Instructor.
Components: LAB: Laboratory
PSJ 212  (2 credit hours)  
Metallurgy of Precious Metals  

Covers properties and characteristics of precious metals and their alloys. Emphasizes the science of metallurgy and its practical application for the professional jeweler/metalsmith. Lab: 2.0 credits (60 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (PSJ 115 and PSJ 116) or Consent of Instructor.
Components: LAB: Laboratory
PSJ 215  (3 credit hours)  
Jewelry/Metals IV  

Includes an in-depth investigation on production methods and techniques of the professional jeweler/metalsmith. Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ( PSJ 210 and PSJ 212) or Consent of Instructor.
Components: LAB: Laboratory
PSJ 216  (3 credit hours)  
Stone Setting  

Covers advanced stone setting methods and techniques for the professional jeweler/metalsmith. Laboratory: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (PSJ 210 and PSJ 212) or Consent of Instructor.
Components: LAB: Laboratory
PSJ 220  (2 credit hours)  
Jewelry/Metals Product Development  

Explores product development and the business concerns of the professional jeweler/metalsmith. Pre-requisite Or Laboratory: 2.0 credits (60 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (PSJ 210 and PSJ 212) or Consent of Instructor.
Co-requisite: PSJ 215.
Components: LAB: Laboratory
PSJ 230  (6 credit hours)  
Jewelry/Metals V  

Provides a capstone course that focuses on creating a body of work for exhibition and developing a professional portfolio. Lab: 6.0 credits (180 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (PSJ 210 and PSJ 212 and PSJ 220) or Consent of Instructor.
Components: LAB: Laboratory