Technical Design BS Degree Program
School of Business and Technology
Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 32621 HEGIS 1009
The major in Technical Design prepares students for entry into the apparel industry, provides a solid foundation for complex technical design competencies, deepens students problem solving and critical thinking abilities, and facilitates the development of professional practices, interpersonal skills, and personal abilities that equip students for advancement in the evolving garment industry.
|MAJOR AREA||TC 311 - Production Pattern Development I||2|
|TC 321 - Computerized Pattern Development||2|
|RELATED AREA||MG 314 - Manufacturing Process Analysis||2|
|TS 301 - Advanced Textiles for Technical Design||2.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS||EN 321 - Strategies of Business Communication||3|
|MA 321 - Data Analysis for Business Applications*||3|
|SS 141 - Macroeconomics**||3|
|MAJOR AREA||TC 312 - Production Pattern Development II||2|
|TC 322 - Computerized Grading, Marking, and Specs||3|
|TC 341 - Technical Design: Wovens||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||SC 032 - Color Science Laboratory||1|
|SC 332 - Color and Light||3|
|SS 242 - Microeconomics||3|
|GENERAL EDUCATION||choice - see American History* G10||3|
|MAJOR AREA||TC 421 - Computerized Pattern and Fit Corrections||2|
|TC 441 - Technical Design II: Stretch||2|
|TC 451 - Production and Technical Design||2|
|IC 497 - Senior Internship C: Career Planning|
or TS 332 - Technical Design for Sweater Knits
|RELATED AREA||FM 302 - Merchandising for Technical Design||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||SS 343 - Labor Economics|
or 443 - International Economics
|GENERAL EDUCATION||choice - see Foreign Language* G8||3|
|MAJOR AREA||TC 491 - Technical Design Senior Project||2.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS||SS 354 - Comparative Political Systems|
or 374 - Cross-Cultural Studies G9*
|choice - see Foreign Language*||3|
|choice - Liberal Arts Elective||3|
|GENERAL EDUCATION||choice - see Humanities* G7||3||TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
*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
Any course that meets General Education American History requirement (G10).
Foreign Language: 6 credits
Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet G8.
Humanities: 3 credits
CHOICE of any course that meets General Education Humanities requirement (G7).
If MA 222 was not previously taken, students must take MA 222 in the fifth semester and MA 321 in the eighth semester, in the place of the Liberal Arts elective. Arithmetic proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 222. Algebra proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 321.
**If SS 141 was previously taken, student must take another 3-credit liberal arts course.