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Contemporary Crafts, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Columbus, OH, United States
In the inaugural class of Columbus College of Art and Design's new Contemporary Crafts program, you work in clay, glass, fiber, metal, and non-traditional materials to create highly crafted pieces that will inspire ideas for exhibition and or mass production. 
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Overview

In a major that goes far beyond the world of craft fairs, you'll dive into digital practices and learn about a variety of production techniques to make objects that impact society, economy and culture. People will purchase, wear, use, exhibit and write about what you do. You will graduate with studio, conceptual and business experience, ready to enter the field of contemporary crafts as a thoughtful, skilled and engaged maker.

Learning outcomes

Contemporary Crafts graduates at Columbus College of Art and Design go on to work as jewelry designers, ceramicists, glassblowers, entrepreneurs, festival artists, arts administrators, art critics, museum curators, exhibition designers, gallery directors and owners.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ceramics Introduction Survey 
  • Glass Introduction Survey 
  • Jewelry Introduction Survey 
  • Craft Identities 
  • New Craft Paradigms 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Academic records (official or unofficial). Educational records from secondary (high) school and college/university, if applicable, must be submitted in English or accompanied by an official English translation. CCAD requires a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Please contact us if your GPA does not meet the minimum requirement and you’d still like to apply. If you are admitted to CCAD, you will need to submit official (signed and sealed) copies of all of your transcripts before you begin classes.
  • A photocopy of your current passport photo identification page.
  • Proof of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Columbus

  • 940 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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