Appalachian Center for Craft

Certificate Curriculum & Requirements

CRAFT CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS: 48 CREDIT HOURS


Foundations – 12 credits

  • Art 1010 – Two Dimensional Design – 3 credits
  • Art 2010 – Three Dimensional Design – 3 credits
  • Art 2310 – Drawing I, Introduction – 3 credits
    Plus one of the following:
  • Art 2320 – Drawing II – 3 credits
  • Or – Art 2330 – Technical Drawing – 3 credits
  • Or – Art 1250 – Introduction to Digital Design – 3 credits

Primary Emphasis – 24 credits

  • See below for primary emphasis course requirements listed by medium (clay, fibers, glass, metals, and wood).

Art History – 6 credits selected from:

  • Art 2110 – Art History I – 3 credits
  • Art 2120 – Art History II – 3 credits
  • Art 3130 – Twentieth Century Art – 3 credits
  • Art 3150 – History of Craft I – 3 credits
  • Art 3160 – History of Craft II – 3 credits

Electives (outside area of emphasis) – 6 credits

  • Can be two introductory courses in separate media, or, an introductory and an intermediate course in one medium, or additional art history courses or courses in non‐art fields.

PRIMARY EMPHASIS COURSE REQUIREMENTS BY MEDIUM

Clay

  • Art 2510 – Intro to Clay – 3 credits
  • Art 3510 – Clay on the Wheel – 3 credits
  • Art 3511 – Intermediate Handbuilding – 3 credits
  • Art 3520 – Advanced Clay Studio – 3 credits
  • Art 3521 – Advanced Clay Studio – 3 credits
  • Art 3520 or 3521 – Advanced Clay Studio – 3 credits
  • Arts 3530 or 3531 – Independent Study in Clay (or other advanced coursework in clay asdetermined by faculty advisor) – 6 credits

Fibers

  • Art 2610 – Introduction to Fibers – 3 credits
  • Art 3620 – Surface Design I: fabric patterning – 3 credits
  • Art 3621 – Surface Design II: Screen Printing – 3 credits
  • Art 3610 – Weaving I – 3 credits
  • Art 3611 – Weaving II – 3 credits
  • Art 4640 – Special Problems or repeat of a surface or weaving class – 3 credits
  • Art 3630 or 3631 – Independent Study in Fibers (or other advanced coursework in fibers as determined by faculty advisor) – 6 credits

Glass

  • Art 2710 – Introduction to glass ‐ 3 credits
  • Art 3710 – Intermediate Glass ‐ 3 credits
  • Art 3710 – Intermediate Glass ‐ 3 credits
  • Art 3720 – Advanced Glass ‐ 3 credits
  • Art 3720 – Advanced Glass ‐ 3 credits
  • Art 3720 – Advanced Glass ‐ 3 credits
  • Art 3730 or 3731 – Independent Study in Glass (or other advanced coursework in glass as determined by faculty advisor) – 6 credits

Metals

  • Art 2810 – Intro to Metals – 3 credits
  • Art 3810 – Metalsmithing – 3 credits
  • Art 3820 – Blacksmithing – 3 credits
  • Art 3811 – Metals Studio/Metalsmithing or Art 3821 Metals Studio/Blacksmithing – 3 credits
  • Art 3811 – Metals Studio/Metalsmithing or Art 3821 Metals Studio/Blacksmithing – 3 credits
  • Art 3830 – Independent Study in Metals, or Art 4840 – Special Problems in Metals – 3 credits
  • Art 3830 or 3831 – Independent Study in Metals (or other advanced coursework in metals asdetermined by faculty advisor) – 6 credits

Wood

  • Art 2910 – Introduction to wood – 3 credits
  • Art 3910 – Intermediate wood – 3 credits
  • Art 3911 – Intermediate wood – 3 credits
  • Art 3920 – Advanced wood – 3 credits
  • Art 3921 – Advanced wood – 3 credits
  • Art 4940 – Special Problems/Woodturning – 3 credits
  • Art 3930 or 3931 – Independent Study in Wood (or other advanced coursework in wood asdetermined by faculty advisor) – 6 credits