Accessories Design BFA Degree Program
School of Art and Design
Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 27491 HEGIS 1009
The major in Accessories Design offers students the technical, design, and business skills needed for entry into the accessories industry in positions such as assistant or full-fledged designers, stylists, merchandisers, production personnel, patternmakers, and entrepreneurs.
|MAJOR AREA||LD 228 - Accessories Computer Design I||2|
|LD 332 - Theatrical and Character Footwear||3|
|LD 342 - Zippered Handbag Design, Hardware, and Construction||2.5|
|RELATED AREA||FA 203 - Drawing for Accessories||1.5|
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||HA 344 - History of Western Costume||3|
|SS 376 - Clothing and Society||3|
|MAJOR AREA||LD 331 - Athletic Footwear Design||3|
|LD 341 - Experimental Handbag Techniques||3|
|RELATED AREA||FF 341 - Computer Art for Accessories Design||1.5|
|FS 341 - Role of Fabrics in Fashion: 1860 to Present ***||3|
|TD 481 - Screen Printing: Scarves||2|
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||choice - see Other World Civilizations* G9||3|
|MAJOR AREA||LD 471 - The Accessories Industry||2|
|LD 451 - Sports-Specific Bags and Carrying Gear||3|
|LD 333 - Nontraditional Footwear Design and Construction||3|
|RELATED AREA||JD 231 - Objects Design and Rendering|
or PK 303 - Packaging Design for Accessories Design
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||EN 322 - Writing in the Art and Design Professions||3|
|choice - see Foreign Language* G8||3|
|MAJOR AREA||LD 492 - Portfolio Development||2.5|
|LD 491 - Accessories Design Senior Project||3|
|RELATED AREA||IC 498 - Senior Internship D: Career Planning||4|
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||choice - see American History* G10||3|
|choice - see Foreign Language*||3||TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||21|
*Fall 2014 Requirements: See below.
FIT's Gen Ed courses are organized along the following categories: G1 Basic Communication; G2 Mathematics; G3 Natural Sciences; G4 Social Sciences; G5 Western Civilization; G6 The Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.
American History: 3 credits
CHOICE of EN 271 or 272, or LA 221 or 392 (any one of these meets G10).
Foreign Language: 6 credits
Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet G8.
Other World Civilizations: 3 credits
***Meets NASAD Art/Design History Requirements.