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Design (Minor)

About the Program

Ceramics Advisors: Robert Wood, Upton Hall 129A, (716) 878-4414 woodrl@buffalostate.edu; Colleen Toledano, Upton Hall 130, (716) 878-5154 toledacs@buffalostate.edu


Fibers Advisor: Jozef Bajus, Upton Hall 413, (716) 878-4133; bajusj@buffalostate.edu


Metals/Jewelry: Tara Nahabetian, Upton Hall 238, (716) 878-4904; Steve Saracino, Upton Hall 236A, (716) 878-4730


Wood/Furniture Advisor: Sunhwa Kim, Upton Hall 235C, (716) 878-4768; kims1@buffalostate.edu


The Art and Design Department offers a Minor in all four Craft Areas:



  • Ceramics,

  • Fiber/Weaving,

  • Jewelry/Metal,

  • and Wood/Furniture Programs.


(Please note that the entry level course in Jewelry/Metal has DES 101 as a prerequisite.


About the Art and Design Department

402 Upton Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6032
Fax: (716) 878-4231
http://artdesign.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (3 credit hours)
Select one course from the following with advisement: 3
DES 101 INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN TWO DIMENSIONAL I
DES 103 INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN THREE DIMENSIONAL I

Electives (18 credit hours)
Select 18 credits from one of the following programs: 18
Ceramics
DES 220 CERAMICS I
DES 320 CERAMICS II
DES 321 CERAMICS: JUNIOR STUDIO (3-12)
DES 421 CERAMICS: SENIOR STUDIO (3-12)

Fibers
DES 242 FIBERS I
DES 342 FIBERS II
DES 344 FIBERS: JUNIOR STUDIO
DES 444 FIBERS: SENIOR STUDIO

Metals/Jewelry
DES 230 INTRODUCTION TO JEWELRY MAKING
DES 330 APPLIED JEWELRY TECHNIQUES
DES 331 JEWELRY: JUNIOR STUDIO (3-12)
DES 431 SENIOR JEWELRY STUDIO

Wood/Furniture
DES 250 WOOD DESIGN I
DES 350 WOOD DESIGN II
DES 351 WOOD DESIGN: JUNIOR STUDIO (3-12)
DES 451 WOOD DESIGN: SENIOR STUDIO (3-12)

Total Credit Hours 21

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