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School of Art and Design

Applications accepted for fall and spring.      NYSED: 00835      HEGIS 5012

The major in Fashion Design offers qualified students the opportunity to prepare for positions as designers, assistant designers, technical designers, stylists, or fashion executives. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2016. 

Apparel Specialization

Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREAFD 113 - Apparel Design: Structured Silhouettes4
FD 114 - Apparel Design: Soft Silhouettes3
FD 135 - Materials and Construction (for 1-Year AAS)3
FF 113 - Fashion Art and Design (for 1-Year AAS)5
FF 115 - Digital Fashion Design Studio I (for 1-Year AAS)2
RELATED AREAFA 105 - Life Drawing *1.5
Semester 2
MAJOR AREAFD 227 - Design Studio IV: Advanced Draping3
FD 243 - Apparel Design Studio - Patternmaking3
FF 114 - Model Drawing I for Fashion Designers1
FF 212 - Visual Design Concepts IV2
RELATED AREATS 131 - Textile Principles for the Fashion Designer3
CL 112 - Faces and Places in Fashion2
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR AREA26
RELATED AREA6.5
 Total Credits: 32.5

Art Specialization

Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREAFD 113 - Apparel Design: Structured Silhouettes4
FD 114 - Apparel Design: Soft Silhouettes3
FD 135 - Materials and Construction (for 1-Year AAS)3
FF 113 - Fashion Art and Design (for 1-Year AAS)5
FF 115 - Digital Fashion Design Studio I (for 1-Year AAS)2
RELATED AREAFA 105 - Life Drawing *1.5
Semester 2
MAJOR AREAFD 243 - Apparel Design Studio - Patternmaking3
FF 213 - Model Visualization Techniques1
FF 244 - Design Collections: Visual Solutions2
FF 291 - Fashion Portfolio Collection2
RELATED AREACL 112 - Faces and Places in Fashion2
TS 131 - Textile Principles for the Fashion Designer3
ELECTIVE(S)choice - General Elective(s)1
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
ELECTIVE(S)1
MAJOR AREA25
RELATED AREA6.5
 Total Credits: 32.5


* Related Area Electives:  1.5 credits (minimum) 
FA 105 or CHOICE of another Fine Arts course