Glass Art - Associate in Fine Arts

Curriculum Code: 165

Program Information
The Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) program in Glass Art embraces an approach to design rooted in the history and culture of making. The curriculum provides students with a carefully planned program of study that focuses on exploring contemporary applied craft and design practice, the acquisition of traditional hand skills in varied glassmaking techniques, and complementary studies in art history, digital imaging and professional presentation. The program — in which design, collaboration, community and creative expression play an integral part — allows students to see their work develop from initial idea to finished product, under technical and creative guidance.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AFA programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor’s degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with professional designers, artists, fabricators and manufacturers, as well as clients and colleagues. •Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving abilities. •Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary craft and design practice, project development strategies, and glass-forming processes and techniques; and •Outline and successfully execute a project plan from initial idea or inspiration to the design, fabrication and marketing of a product.

Program Requirements ()

Total Credits: (64-65)

A collaborative A.F.A. program with Salem Community College *Courses must be completed at Salem Community College