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Ceramics

First Semester = 15-16 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
SLP 007CCS First Year Experience1
DFN 103Drawing I: Materials & Methods3
DFN 1163D Techniques3
Choose OneDCE 105Wheelthrowing3
DCE 135Handbuilding
DET BY PATH* DEN 101Composition I3
DAH 200Western Art History/Visual Culture3
Second Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DFN 104Drawing II: DRAWING As a Practice3
Choose OneDFN 1202Design Color & Context3
DFN 1213D Design Material Manifestation
DFN 119Digital Techniques3
Choose OneDCE 112Slipcasting3
DCE 116Surface Matters
DEN 102Composition II3

*DEN 107 is placed as a Gen Ed elective. English path is determined by High School English scores or the English Placement Exercise (EPE).

**Students should alternate DFN 117 and DFN 118 between the Fall/Winter semesters

Third Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DCR 103Rapid Prototyping for Craft Materials3
Choose One** DFN 120Design Color & Context3
DFN 1213D Design Material Manifestation
Choose One** DCE 105Wheelthrowing3
DCE 135Handbuilding
DLE---General Education Elective3
Choose One** DAH 201Visual Narration: Africa/America3
DAH 201Visual Narration: Asia
Fourth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DCR 240Material Research Methods3
Choose OneDCE 112Slipcasting3
DCE 116Surface Matters
Choose OneDCR 252Introduction to Digital Fabrication3
DCR 272CAD for 3D Printing
DCR 352Vectors & Pliable Planes
DEN 239Survey of World Literature3
DVC 200Concepts & Methods of Visual Culture3
Fifth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DCE 350Ceramics Junior Studio I3
DCR 340Portfolio and Web Development3
DCE ---Ceramics Elective 3
DNS 300Natural Science3
DAH 351History of Crafts3
Sixth Semester = 18 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DCE 351Ceramics Junior Studio II3
DCE ---Ceramics Elective 3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
Choose OneDAS 213Business Practices3
##rowspan##DAS 303Professional Practice for Artists
D- - - - -Elective3
D- - - - -Elective3
Seventh Semester = 18 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DCE 450Ceramics Senior Studio I3
DCR 452Senior Seminar3
DCE ---Crafts Elective3
DCE ---Crafts Elective3
Choose OneDAH** ---Art History 3
DVC** ---Visual Culture Elective
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
**Dah/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher
Eighth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DCE 451Ceramics Senior Studio II3
DCE ---Ceramics Elective 3
DCE ---Ceramics Elective 3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
D- - - - -Elective3

**DAH/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher

Catalog Year 20/21  Total Credits 126-127

Total credits: 127: First Year Experience=1; Foundations=18; Major=57; Gen Ed=42; Elective=9

Fiber & Textiles

First Semester = 15-16 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
SLP 007CCS First Year Experience1
DFN 103Drawing I: Materials & Methods 3
DFN 1163D Techniques3
DFD 111Introduction to Fiber Surfaces3
DET BY PATH* DEN 101Composition I3
DAH 200Art & Culture: Ages of Discovery3
Second Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DFN 104Drawing II: Drawing as a Practice 3
Choose One** DFN 120Design Color & Context3
DFN 1213D Design Design Material Manifestation
DFN 119Digital Techniques3
DFD 112Introduction to Fiber Structures3
DEN 102Composition II3

*DEN 107 is placed as a Gen Ed elective. English path is determined by High School English scores or the English Placement Exercise (EPE).

**Students should alternate DFN 117 and DFN 118 between the Fall/Winter semesters.

Third Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
Choose One** DFN 120Design Color & Context3
DFN 1213D Design Material Manifestation
DCR 103Rapid Prototyping for Craft Materials3
DFD ---Fiber Elective3
DLE---General Education Elective3
Choose OneDAH 201Visual Narration: Africa/America3
DAH 201Visual Narration: Asia
Fourth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DCR 240Material Research Methods3
Choose OneDFD 110Beginning Weaving3
DFD 140Hue Dye Fiber
DFD 220Screen Printing on Fabric
Choose OneDCR 252Introduction to Digital Fabrication3
DCR 272CAD for 3D Printing3
DCR 352Vectors & Pliable Planes3
DEN 239Survey of World Literature3
DVC 200Concepts & Methods of Visual Culture3
Fifth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DFD 350Fiber & Textiles Junior Studio I3
DCR 340Portfolio and Web Development3
DFD ---Fiber Elective3
DNS 300Natural Science3
DAH 351History of Crafts3
Sixth Semester = 18 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DFD 351Fiber & Textiles Junior Studio II 3
DFD ---Fiber Elective3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
DAS 303Business Practice for Artists3
D- - - - -Elective3
D- - - - -Elective3
Seventh Semester = 18 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DFD 450Fiber & Textiles Senior Studio I3
DCR 452Senior Seminar3
DFD ---Fiber Elective3
DFD ---Fiber Elective3
Choose OneDAH** ---Art History 3
DVC** ---Visual Culture Elective
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
Eighth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DFD 451Fiber & Textiles Senior Studio II 3
DFD ---Fiber Elective3
DFD ---Fiber Elective3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
D- - - - -Elective3

**DAH/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher

Catalog Year 20/21  | Total Credits: 126-127
Total credits: 127:   First Year Experience=1;   Foundations=18;   Major=57;  Gen Ed=42;   Elective=9

Catalog Year 20/21  Total Credits 126-127

Total credits: 127: First Year Experience=1; Foundations=18; Major=57; Gen Ed=42; Elective=9

Furniture

First Semester = 15-16 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
SLP 007CCS First Year Experience1
DFN 103Drawing I: Materials & Methods3
DFN 1163D Techniques3
DAF 265Beg Radical Method of Furn Design3
DET BY PATH* DEN 101Composition I
DAH 200Western Art History/Visual Culture3
Second Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DFN 104Drawing II: Drawing as a Practice3
Choose One** DFN 120Design Color & Context3
DFN 1213D Design Material Manifestation
DFN 119Digital Techniques3
DWD 186Beginning Wood Furniture3
DEN 102Composition II3

*DEN 107 is placed as a Gen Ed elective. English path is determined by High School English scores or the English Placement Exercise (EPE).
**Students should alternate DFN 117 and DFN 118 between the Fall/Winter semesters.

Third Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
Choose One**DFN 120Design Color & Context3
DFN 1213D Design Material Manifestation
DCR 103Rapid Prototyping for Craft Materials3
DAF ---Furniture Elective 3
DLE---General Education Elective 3
Choose OneDAH 201Visual Narration: Africa/America3
DAH 201Visual Narration: Asia
Fourth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DCR 240Material Research Methods3
Choose OneDCR 252Introduction to Digital Fabrication3
DCR 272CAD for 3D Printing
DCR 352Vectors & Pliable Planes
DAF ---Furniture Elective 3
DEN 239Survey of World Literature3
DVC 200Concepts & Methods of Visual Culture3
Fifth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DAF 350Furniture Junior Studio I3
DCR 340Portfolio and Web Development3
DAF---Furniture Elective3
DNS 300Natural Science3
DAH 351History of Crafts3
Sixth Semester = 18 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DAF 351Furniture Junior Studio II3
DAF ---Furniture Elective 3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
DAS 303Professional Practice for Artists3
D- - - - -Elective3
D- - - - -Elective3
Seventh Semester = 18 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DAF 450Furniture Senior Studio I3
DCR 452Senior Seminar3
DAF ---Furniture Elective 3
DAF ---Furniture Elective 3
Choose OneDAH** ---- or DVC** ---Art History or Visual Culture Elective3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
** DAH/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher
Eighth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DAF 451Senior Major Studio3
DAF ---Furniture Elective 3
DAF ---Furniture Elective 3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
D- - - - -Elective3

**DAH/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher.

Catalog Year 20/21  | Total Credits: 126-127
Total credits: 127:   First Year Experience=1;   Foundations=18;   Major=57;  Gen Ed=42;   Elective=9

Catalog Year 20/21  Total Credits 126-127

Total credits: 127: First Year Experience=1; Foundations=18; Major=57; Gen Ed=42; Elective=9

Glass

First Semester = 15-16 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
SLP 007CCS First Year Experience1
DFN 103Drawing I: Materials & Methods3
DFN 1163D Techniques3
DGL 142Beginning Glassblowing3
DET BY PATH* DEN 107Composition I3
DAH 200Western Art History/Visual Culture3
Second Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DFN 104Drawing II: Drawing as a Practice3
Choose One**DFN 120Design Color & Context3
DFN 1213D Design Material Manifestation
DFN 119Digital Techniques3
DGL 140Cast Glass3
DEN 102Composition II3

*DEN 107 is placed as a Gen Ed elective. English path is determined by High School English scores or the English Placement Exercise (EPE).
**Students should alternate DFN 117 and DFN 118 between the Fall/Winter semesters

Third Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
Choose One**DFN 120Design Color & Context3
DFN 1213D Design Material Manifestation
DCR 103Rapid Prototyping for Craft Materials3
DGL 242Intermediate Glassblowing3
DFS ---General Education Elective3
Choose OneDAH 201Visual Narration: Africa/America3
DAH 201Visual Narration: Asia
Fourth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DCR 240Material Research Methods3
DGL ---Glass Elective 3
Choose OneDCR 252Intro to Digital Fabrication3
DCR 272CAD for 3D Printing
DCR 352Vectors & Pliable Planes
DEN 239Survey of World Literature3
DVC 200Concepts & Methods of Visual Culture3
Fifth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DGL 350Glass Junior Studio I3
DCR 340Portfolio and Web Development3
DGL ---Glass Elective 3
DNS 300Natural Science3
DAH 351History of Crafts3
Sixth Semester = 18 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DGL 351Glass Junior Studio II3
DGL ---Glass Elective 3
Choose OneDAS 213Business Practices3
##rowspan##DAS 303Professional Practice for Artists3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
D- - - - -Elective3
D- - - - -Elective3
Seventh Semester = 18 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DGL 450Glass Senior Studio I3
DCR 452Senior Seminar3
DGL ---Glass Elective 3
DGL ---Glass Elective 3
Choose OneDAH** ---Art History 3
DVC** ---Visual Culture Elective
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
**DAH/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher
Eighth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DGL 451Glass Senior Studio II3
DGL ---Glass Elective 3
DGL ---Glass Elective 3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
D- - - - -Elective3

**DAH/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher

Catalog Year 20/21  | Total Credits: 126-127
Total credits: 127:   First Year Experience=1;   Foundations=18;   Major=57;  Gen Ed=42;   Elective=9

Catalog Year 20/21  Total Credits 126-127

Total credits: 127: First Year Experience=1; Foundations=18; Major=57; Gen Ed=42; Elective=9

Metalsmithing & Jewelry

First Semester = 15-16 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
SLP 007CCS First Year Experience1
DFN 103Drawing I: Materials & Methods3
DFN 1163D Techniques3
DME 140Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design3
DET BY PATH*DEN 101Composition I3
DAH 200Western Art History/Visual Culture3
Second Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DFN 104Drawing II: Drawing as a Practice3
Choose One**DFN 120Design Color & Contexts3
DFN 1213D Design Material Manifestation
DFN 119Digital Techniques3
DME 245Casting3
DEN 102Composition II

*DEN 107 is placed as a Gen Ed elective. English path is determined by High School English scores or the English Placement Exercise (EPE).
**Students should alternate DFN 117 and DFN 118 between the Fall/Winter semesters

Third Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
Choose One**DFN 120Design Color & Context3
DFN 1213D Design Material Manifestation
DCR 103Rapid Prototyping for Craft Materials3
DME 241Intermediate Metal & Jewelry Design3
DLE---General Education Elective3
Choose OneDAH 201Visual Narration: Africa/America3
DAH 201Visual Narration: Asia
Fourth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DCR 240Material Research Methods3
DME ---Metal & Jewelry Design Elective3
Choose OneDCR 252Intro to Digital Fabrication3
DCR 272CAD for 3D Printing
DCR 352Vectors & Pliable Planes
DEN 239Survey of World Literature3
DVC 200Concepts & Methods of Visual Culture3
Fifth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DME 350Metal & Jewelry Junior Studio I3
DCR 340Portfolio and Web Development3
DME ---Metal & Jewelry Design Elective3
DNS 300Natural Science3
DAH 351History of Crafts3
Sixth Semester = 18 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DME 351Metal & Jewelry Junior Studio II3
DME ---Metal & Jewelry Design Elective3
Choose One DAS 213Business Practices 3
##rowspan##DAS 303Business Practice for Artists3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
D- - - - - Elective3
D- - - - - Elective3
Seventh Semester = 18 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DME 450Metal & Jewelry Major Studio I 3
DCR 452Senior Seminar3
DME ---Metal & Jewelry Design Elective3
DME ---Metal & Jewelry Design Elective3
Choose OneDAH** ---Art History 3
DVC** ---Visual Culture Elective
DLE ---General Education Elective3
Eighth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DME 451Senior Major Studio3
DME ---Metal & Jewelry Design Elective3
DME ---Metal & Jewelry Design Elective3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
D- - - - -Elective3

**DAH/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher.

Catalog Year 20/21  | Total Credits: 126-127
Total credits: 127:   First Year Experience=1;   Foundations=18;   Major=57;  Gen Ed=42;   Elective=9

Catalog Year 20/21  Total Credits 126-127

Total credits: 127: First Year Experience=1; Foundations=18; Major=57; Gen Ed=42; Elective=9

Crafts Program Learning Outcomes (PLO)

Upon graduation, students in the BFA Crafts program will be able to:

  1. Synthesize research from multiple sources and develop ideas that reflect an informed social, historic, and cultural awareness, self-exploration, and independent thinking.
  2. Develop objects that show a unique and visionary use of materials using traditional skills, experimental practices, and new technology.
  3. Create objects that reflect technical investigation, proficiency of skill, thorough design methodology, and an understanding of craft’s context.
  4. Articulate concepts and ideas, creative process, and intentions within a personal, social, and historical context visually and verbally in presentations and in writing.