School of Art and Design

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735     HEGIS 1009 

The BFA in Fashion Design's Sportswear concentration provides students with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience needed to excel in the fashion industry in the area of Sportswear. Registering for the concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2015. 

Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREAFD 321 - Computerized Pattern Design1.5
FD 351 - Body Contour1.5
FD 352 - Knitwear Design: Flat Pattern Design and Sewing1.5
FD 353 - Knitwear Design: Machine Knitting2
FF 321 - 20th-Century Style and the Modern Designer2
FF 351 - Knitwear Design I1.5
RELATED AREAFM 301 - Fashion Merchandising for Apparel Designers3
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Liberal Arts/Art History*3
Semester 6
MAJOR AREAFD 341 - Design with High-Tech Fabrics1.5
FD 362 - Active Sport Design2
FD 363 - Swimwear Design2
FF 392 - Swim/Active Sport Portfolio2
FF 398 - Outerwear and Performance Apparel Design Portfolio2
RELATED AREAFM 324 - Business of Licensing3
MG 301 - Apparel Production: Labor Analysis2
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Liberal Arts/Foreign Language* 3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREAFD 355 - Primavision I1.5
FD 364 - Outerwear and Performance Apparel Design2
FD 461 - Tailoring Techniques2
FF 393 - Portfolio: Sportswear
  or 394 - Portfolio: Active Wear
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Liberal Arts/Foreign Language*3
choice - see Liberal Arts/Art History*3
Semester 8
MAJOR AREAFD 475 - Leather Apparel Design2
FD 496 - Senior Collection: Sportswear/Active Wear3
FF 491 - Internship2
FF 492 - E-Portfolio1
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Liberal Arts electives*3
choice - see Liberal Arts electives*3
 Total Credits: 61

Fall 2015 Requirements:  See below.

* Liberal Arts: 18 credits

  • Liberal Arts electives: 6 credits. Select Liberal Arts courses from the following subject areas:  CH (Chinese), EN (English), FI (Film & Media) - any FI course other than FI 261, 361, 461, 362, and 462, FR (French), HA (History of Art),  HE (Health Education) 201, 301, IT (Italian), JA (Japanese), MU (Music), HI (History), MA (Math), LA (Liberal Arts), MC (Modern Languages & Cultures), PE (Physical Education & Dance) 215, 216, 217, PL (Philosophy), SC (Science), SP (Spanish), and SS (Social Science). See Liberal Arts Courses.
  • History of Art: 6 credits. CHOICE of one (1) HA course that meets General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9) and one (1) additional HA course. See the full list of Art/Design History courses under HA: History of Art and Civilization.  
  • Foreign Language: 6 credits. Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8).