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COURSE SYLLABUS

1. TITLE OF COURSE: JEWELRY SHOP I
  PREFIX/NUMBER: JRD 111 CREDIT HOURS: 3
2. PREREQUISITE: ART 141, ART 142 or permission of instructor
3. RESOURCES NEEDED:  
 

TEXT:

NONE
 

SUPPLIES:

Basic Jewelry kit-sterling in bookstore
4. COURSE DESCRIPTION: To introduce the student to advanced hand fabrication techniques used in Jewelry and Metal Workshop.
5. COURSE GOAL:  
6. COURSE OBJECTIVES:
  By the end of the course, students will:
  (A) Identify and utilize the different techniques and practices used in basic jewelry making and design.
  (B) Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of advanced design and fabrication techniques
(C)   Demonstrate a basic knowledge of advanced texturing processes using the flex-shaft.
  (D) Understand and implement at all times appropriate safety procedures.
  (E) Evaluate a work of jewelry with regard to its craftsmanship and design merits.
7. EVALUATION PROCEDURES:
Jewelry Shop I is a studio class which emphasizes mastery of the basic jewelry making techniques and media.  The class is divided into six modules and the final.  At the end of each module there will be a mastery evaluation of the technique studied which will be worth 10% of the overall grade.  If a student is not satisfied with the grade received on a mastery evaluation, the student may retake that module on his own time during the course of the semester and the higher of the two grades will be accepted.
The final will count 40% of the grade and consist of:
1. A display showing all of the students' jewelry made during the semester.
2. The students' jewelry design sketchbook.
3. A diagram of jewelry shop setup.
    Grading Scale
Raw Score Range
Letter Grade
    90 to 100 A
    80 to 89 B
    70 to 79 C
    60 to 69 D
    0 to 59 F

Special Remarks:

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Attendance:  College policy states that students may be dropped from enrollment when absent 20% of the scheduled class meetings.  If enrolled from the beginning of the term, 15 hours will usually constitute 20% of a four-credit semester course which meets five hours per week.  Reinstatement procedures are described in the PCC catalog.

2.

Tardy Policy:  A student who is late three times (enters classroom after the instructor has taken roll) will be charged with one full absence unless the student can provide valid reasons for one or more of these tardies.

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Assignments/Missed Exams:  It is the student's responsibility, whether present or absent, to obtain all material presented and to complete all course assignments.  If prior arrangements are made or extenuating circumstances exist, makeup of tests may be allowed.  Late homework papers will not be accepted unless those same extenuating circumstances exist.  Makeup of quizzes is to be at the instructor's discretion.

8. COURSE OUTLINE:
9. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
  To be successful in this course, students are expected to participate in discussions, readings, in-class writing, and peer review activities. The instructor may assign point values to such activities.
10. ACADEMIC INTEGRITY:
  The very nature of higher education requires that students adhere to accepted standards of academic integrity. Therefore, Pueblo Community College has adopted a policy of academic conduct as described in the Student Handbook. Violation of academic integrity may be defined to include the following: cheating, plagiarism, falsification and fabrication, abuse of academic materials, complicity in academic dishonesty, and personal misrepresentation. It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of the behaviors that constitute academic dishonesty. Sanctions for violating the standards of academic integrity may include warning, probation, suspension, and/or failure of the course or assignment at the discretion of the instructor.
11. ADA NOTICE:
  Students who have a documented disability may be eligible to receive accommodations for this class. Please contact the Disability Resources Center at 549-3446 for further information.