Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jewelry & Metal Arts
Academy of Art University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jewelry & Metal Arts is a fine arts degree from one of the top art programs available.  This program is designed to develop a student’s expertise, craftsmanship, and aesthetic skills that will shape them as artists and designers.  The curriculum begins with the basics of fabrication and casting techniques and then moves onto more challenging jewelry making projects.  You will gain in-depth experience with metals combined with such materials as plastic, wood, ceramic, stone, textiles, paper, rubber, cement, resin, and found objects, preparing you to work with them creatively and intelligently.  Graduates are prepared to work with a variety of metal design principles and techniques to explore concepts, analyze strengths and weaknesses of projects, and find appropriate solutions. 

Studies will cover topics that include:

  • Sketching
  • Color theory
  • Soldering
  • Stone-Setting
  • Welding
  • Casting
  • Enameling


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • All official transcript(s), including from any other universities or learning institutions you've attended

School Accreditation Statement

National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission