Fashion Design/Milan and New York – Knitwear BFA Degree Program

http://fitnyc.edu/fashiondesign

School of Art and Design

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735      HEGIS 1009

This overseas academic program is offered in collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano. Courses listed below include those offered in Milan. Equivalent course substitutions offered in Milan fulfill some related area course requirements. Students may attend the international program for one or both years. Refer to the department's website at fitnyc.edu/fashiondesign for course and other related information. Students must complete IT 111 before attending the Fashion Design Program in Milan.

Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREAFD 321 - Computerized Pattern Design1.5
FD 352 - Knitwear Design: Flat Pattern Design and Sewing1.5
FD 353 - Knitwear Design: Machine Knitting2
FF 351 - Knitwear Design I1.5
FD 351 - Body Contour1.5
RELATED AREAFM 301 - Fashion Merchandising for Apparel Designers3
FM 324 - Business of Licensing3
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYSS 374 - Cross-Cultural Studies G9 or choice - see History of Art and Civilization* G73
choice - see Foreign Language* G83
Semester 6
MAJOR AREAFD 354 - Knitwear Design: Draping, Advanced Sewing, and Flat Pattern Design1.5
FD 355 - Primavision I1.5
FF 321 - 20th-Century Style and the Modern Designer2
FF 352 - Knitwear Design II1.5
RELATED AREAFS 322 - Fashion Knit Design2
MG 301 - Apparel Production: Labor Analysis2
TS 261 - Introduction to Weft Knitting Principles3
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see History of Art and Civilization* G73
choice - see Foreign Language* 3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREAsee Knitwear Concentration**7
RELATED AREAsee Knitwear Concentration**2.5
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYSS 374 - Cross-Cultural Studies G9 or choice - see History of Art and Civilization* G73
choice - see Foreign Language* 3
Semester 8
MAJOR AREAsee Knitwear Concentration**5
RELATED AREAchoice - see Related Area Electives***2
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see American History* G10 or History of Art and Civilization* G73
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY21
MAJOR AREA26.5
RELATED AREA17.5
 Total Credits: 65
 

*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. 

Liberal Arts:
Liberal Arts offered in Milan may vary depending on semester.

American History:
American History (G10) course offerings vary in Milan for eighth-semester students.

Other World Civilizations:
Other World Civilizations (G9) course offerings vary in Milan for seventh-semester students.

Foreign Language:
IT 112, 213, and 214 (G8). Note: IT 111 must be completed prior to studying in the IFDM program. BFA degree requires two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must be a 3-credit nonconversational course (G8).

History of Art and Civilization:
History of Art (G7) course offerings vary in Milan. See Program Coordinator.

**Knitwear Concentration:
The Knitwear Concentration courses taken in Milan are: seventh semester: FD 356FD 451,FD 452FF 395, and TS 431; eighth semester: FD 497, FF 491, 492, and TS 366.

***Related Area Electives:
Related Area course options are available in semester 8, if desired. See Program Coordinator for course(s).

NOTE: Students who plan to attend this program for two years in Milan must meet with the FD Program Coordinator early in the prior semester to determine how best to fulfill their Liberal Arts requirements for the BFA degree.