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The rigorous curriculum provides opportunities to explore the technical, aesthetic, and conceptual aspects of contemporary jewelry and metalsmithing in a state-of-the-art facility with teachers who are actively engaged artists and who exhibit and lecture internationally. Visual Arts majors may pursue Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees with a concentration in Metal.

Please refer to the undergraduate catalog for specific information about the plan of study, course descriptions, and admissions requirements.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is among the largest graduate Metal programs in the country and has earned the distinction of being ranked #1 by US News and World Report.

Our alumni contribute to the richness of this field in meaningful ways; they actively participate in building a critical and productive community while they expand the field through their energetic, creative professional work.