BFA, Jewellery
Design and Metalsmithing

Division: Craft/Foundation
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
Program: Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing

Program Length: 4 years (see Degree Requirements)

Campus: Fountain Campus

Program Entry

The major in jewellery design and metalsmithing program is an open entry program. After successfully completing the first two years of study, students may declare their intention to major in jewellery design and metalsmithing.

Program Requirements

Completion of Foundation Year 1. 30 credits of 1000-Level courses including:
FNDN 1010 Intro to Studio practice(3-credits)
FNDN 1100 Foundation Drawing I(3-credits)
FNDN 1200 Intro to Visual Culture (3-credits)
FNDN 1800 Writing for the Arts(3-credits)
Years 2-4. Courses Required:
AHIS 2010 19 C Art orAHIS 2020 Survey of 20th C Art(3-credits)
AHIS 2120 Craft and Design Hist 1750-1950 (3-credits)
AHIS XXXX(3-credits)
AHIS 3160 20th C Craft(3-credits)
AHIS 3XXX / 4XXX(3-credits)
JWLY 2000 Introduction to Jewellery (3-credits)
JWLY 2100 Introduction to Holloware (3-credits)
JWLY 2300 imMaterial: Digital Object Making(3-credits)
JWLY 2500 Jewellery II: Methods (3-credits)
JWLY 2600 Holloware II: Object Design or DSGN 2015 Product Design: Form(3-credits)
JWLY 3000 Intermediate Jewellery and Holloware (6-credits)
CRFT 3110 Entrepreneurship for Visual Arts(3-credits)
JWLY 3120 or JWLY 3506(6-credits)
JWLY 4006 Studio Projects 2: Jewellery(6-credits)
JWLY 4506 Studio Projects 3: Jewellery (6-credits)
XXXX Studio Credits, any level(3-credits)
Elective/Open Credits
LASC credit(6-credits)
Open credits(24-credits)

Please visit the Academic Calendar for a description of all courses available during your undergraduate studies.

Available Minors

There are many minors to complement your jewellery design and metalsmithing major, including art history, ceramics, drawing, fashion, film studies, illustration, print/paper/book, textiles, journalism.


Faculty members are accomplished artists, scholars, educators and leaders in their craft. Rory MacDonald is the Craft Division Chair. For a list of full faculty, click the button below.

Rory MacDonald
Division Chair