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Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREAFD 117 - Design Studio I - Introduction to Draping2
FD 133 - Materials and Construction I2
FF 111 - Visual Design Concepts I2
GENERAL EDUCATIONEN 121 - English Composition (G1)3
Semester 1 Winter
GENERAL EDUCATIONChoice - see Mathematics (G2)3
Choice - see Mathematics (G2)3
Semester 2
MAJOR AREAFD 134 - Materials and Construction II2
FD 127 - Design Studio II - Soft Draping3
FF 161 - Fashion Art Studio3
Semester 2 Summer
GENERAL EDUCATIONChoice - see History of Art (G5)3
Choice - see History of Art (G5)3
Semester 3
MAJOR AREAFD 243 - Apparel Design Studio - Patternmaking3
FF 143 - Digital Design Studio3
Semester 3 Winter
GENERAL EDUCATIONChoice - see Science (G3)3
Choice - see Science (G3)3
Semester 4
MAJOR AREAFD 217 - Design Studio III - Structured Draping3
FF 121 - Fashion Research and Inspiration2
Semester 4 Summer
RELATED AREATS 131 - Textile Principles for the Fashion Designer3
FA 105 - Life Drawing or choice - see Fine Arts1.5
TS 131 - Textile Principles for the Fashion Designer3
FA 105 - Life Drawing or Choice - see Fine Arts1.5
GENERAL EDUCATIONChoice - see Social Science (G4)3
Choice - see Social Science (G4)3
Semester 5
MAJOR AREAFD 227 - Design Studio IV: Advanced Draping3
FF 211 - Visual Design Concepts III2
FF 245 - Digital Design: Flats and Floats1.5
Semester 5 Winter
GENERAL EDUCATIONChoice - see English/Speech3
Choice - see English/Speech3
Semester 6
MAJOR AREAFD 244 - Design Development: Digital Communication and Management1.5
FF 212 - Visual Design Concepts IV2
GENERAL EDUCATIONChoice - see Humanities (G7)3
Semester 6 Summer
GENERAL EDUCATIONChoice - see Social Science (G4)3
Choice - see Social Science (G4)3
 Total Credits: 86

*Fall 2016 Requirements:  See below.

FIT's General Education and Art History Requirements for Art and Design Associate Degree Programs:
  • Three (3) credits from each required General Education area, totaling 9 credits: G1, G2, and G3
  • Six (6) credits from two (2) different areas in liberal arts courses in G4 - G10
  • Three (3) credits of any 200- or 300-level English literature or speech course
  • Six (6) credits from Art and Design History courses: HA 112 (3 credits, required for all Art and Design majors), plus another 3-credit HA course.

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. 

See list of Gen Ed approved courses under FIT's General Education Requirements and Courses.  An FIT Gen Ed course cannot be used to meet more than one General Education area.  

Certain majors require specific courses. Please review your DARS audit to determine if a particular course is required by your major to meet General Education credits.

** Related Area Electives:  1.5 credits (minimum) FA 105  or CHOICE of any one to two courses (for which prerequisites have been met) totaling 1.5 credits in: Advertising Design, Computer Graphics, Creative Technologies, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography and Related Media, Toy Design, and Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design.                       

Upper Division Alternatives:
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in Fabric StylingFashion Design-Children's WearFashion Design-Intimate ApparelFashion Design-KnitwearFashion Design-Special OccasionFashion Design-SportswearTextile/Surface Design, and Toy Design, and the Bachelor of Science programs in Production Management: Fashion and Related IndustriesTechnical Design, and Textile Development and Marketing.