School of Art and Design

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00744    HEGIS 1009

The major in Textile/Surface Design offers students the opportunity to prepare for design positions in the textile and related industries in fields such as wearing apparel, accessories and products, and paper products and giftware. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2015. 

Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREATD 312 - Computer Graphics for Textile Design I2
TD 332 - Advanced Woven Design2
TD 351 - Surface Design: Paper Products2
FS 312 - Research Techniques1.5
RELATED AREAFA 106 - Printmaking - Basic2
FA 132 - Life Drawing II1.5
LIBERAL ARTSHA 342 - History of Textile Design3
choice - see Liberal Arts/Foreign Language* G83
Semester 6
MAJOR AREATD 333 - Fundamentals of Jacquard Design3
TD 357 - Applied Surface Design for the Home3
TD 372 - Design for Knitted Fabrics I2
TD 412 - Computer Graphics for Textile Design II2
TD 481 - Screen Printing: Scarves2
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Liberal Arts/Foreign Language*3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREATD 353 - Custom Rug and Carpet Design2
TD 451 - Surface Design: Print Media Graphics2
TD 472 - Design for Knitted Fabrics II2
RELATED AREAHP 315 - Textile Applications: Home Products2.5
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Liberal Arts/History of Art OWC (G9)*3
choice - see Liberal Arts Electives*3
ELECTIVE(S)choice - General Elective(s)1.5-3
Semester 8
MAJOR AREATD 462 - Portfolio Collection3
TD 471 - Advanced CAD with Adobe Photoshop and Fashion Studio1.5
TD 491 - Internship3
RELATED AREABL 201 - Business Law for the Artist3
CG 214 - Web Page Construction1.5
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Liberal Arts/American History (G10)3
 Total Credits: 63-64.5

Fall 2015 Requirements:   See below.

*Liberal Arts: 18 credits

  • History of Art: 6 credits. HA 342 and CHOICE of one (1) HA course that meets General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9). See the full list of Art/Design History courses under HA: History of Art and Civilization.  
  • American History: 3 credits.  CHOICE of one course that meets General Education American History requirement (G10). See the full list of American History courses under HI: History
  • Foreign Language: 6 credits. Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8). See the list of courses available in Foreign Languages.
  • Liberal Arts electives: 3 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 (Mathematics), LA (Liberal Arts), MC (Modern Languages & Cultures), PE (Physical Education & Dance) 215, 216, 217, PL (Philosophy), SC (Science), SP (Spanish), and SS (Social Sciences). See Liberal Arts Courses.

NOTE: TD 131, TD 121, and TD 224 must be completed prior to the sixth semester.