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

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 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 .