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School of Art and Design

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735      HEGIS 1009

The BFA in Fashion Design's Knitwear concentration provides students with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience needed to excel in the fashion industry in the area of Knitwear. Registering for the concentration is based on availability.

Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREAFD 321 - Computerized Pattern Design1.5
FF 321 - 20th-Century Style and the Modern Designer2
FF 351 - Knitwear Design I1.5
FD 351 - Body Contour1.5
FD 352 - Knitwear Design: Flat Pattern Design and Sewing1.5
FD 353 - Knitwear Design: Machine Knitting2
RELATED AREAFM 301 - Fashion Merchandising for Apparel Designers3
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see Other World Civilizations* G93
Semester 6
MAJOR AREAFD 354 - Knitwear Design: Draping, Advanced Sewing, and Flat Pattern Design1.5
FD 355 - Primavision I1.5
FF 352 - Knitwear Design II1.5
RELATED AREAFM 324 - Business of Licensing3
FS 322 - Fashion Knit Design2
MG 301 - Apparel Production: Labor Analysis2
TS 261 - Introduction to Weft Knitting Principles3
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see Foreign Language* G83
Semester 7
MAJOR AREAFD 356 - Seamless Knit Design: Stoll M12
FD 451 - Knitwear Design: Full Fashion and Pointelle2
FD 452 - Primavision II1.5
FF 395 - Portfolio: Knitwear Design1.5
RELATED AREATS 431 - Advanced Concepts in Weft Knitting2.5
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see Foreign Language*3
choice - see History of Art and Civilization*3
Semester 8
MAJOR AREAFD 497 - Senior Collection: Knitwear2
FF 491 - Internship2
FF 492 - E-Portfolio1
RELATED AREATS 366 - Experimentations with Weft Knitting Structures and Machinery2
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see American History* G103
choice - see Liberal Arts Elective*3
 Total Credits: 62

*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
CHOICE of EN 271, 272, or 335, or LA 221, or any other non-HA 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.

History of Art and Civilization: 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 111, 214218, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, 231, 311, 312, 314, 331, 332, 342, 343, 344, 345, 391, 392, or 394.

Liberal Arts Elective: 3 credits
CHOICE of any non-HA course from the following areas: CH (Chinese), EN (English/Speech), FR (French), IT (Italian), JA (Japanese), LA (Liberal Arts), MA (Math), SC (Science), SP (Spanish), or SS (Social Sciences).

Other World Civilizations: 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 121, 221, 223, 224, 225, or 226 (any one of these meets G9).