Curriculum

Major Requirements

Degree: BFA
Curriculum: Fashion Design and Product Development (FDP)
Elective Courses: 7 credits
General Education Courses: 31 credits
Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD): 8 Non-Credit Classes
Major courses: 82 credits (see the breakdown below)
Required: 82 credits
Principles of Marketing
3 credits
Drawing for Design Arts
3 credits
Figure Drawing
3 credits
Basics of Apparel Construction
3 credits
Fashion Perspectives
3 credits
Fashion Workroom Techniques
3 credits
Creative Process
3 credits
Textiles
3 credits
Patternmaking I
3 credits
Draping Fundamentals
3 credits
Technology for Fashion Presentation
3 credits
Fashion Drawing
3 credits
Advanced Fashion Drawing and Illustration
3 credits
Product Development
3 credits
History and Culture of Dress and Fashion
3 credits
Patternmaking II
3 credits
Computer-Aided Design
3 credits
Advanced Computer Aided Design
2 credits
Design Studio I: Contemporary Sportswear
3 credits
Design Studio II: Weekend and Denim
3 credits
Dress and Fashion: 1900 to Present
3 credits
Design Studio III: Tailored Design
2 credits
Design Studio IV: Tailored Design Workroom
2 credits
Design Studio V: Senior Collection
4 credits
Apparel Production Technology
2 credits
Design Studio VI: Senior Collection Workroom
3 credits
Portfolio Development
2 credits
Fashion Industry Internship
1 credits
Current Issues in the Global Fashion Industry
3 credits
Post-Internship Seminar
1 credits