FD 342 — CAD for Fashion Design and Development

2 credits; 1 lecture and 2 lab hours

Using fashion designer methodology, students digitally create fabrics and explore textile possibilities for garments they have designed, using fashion industry proprietary/simulation CAD software. Students learn the fundamentals of merging garment and fabric design to create collections with an overall balance of color, pattern, texture, proportion, and function. Requires approval of Chair if transfer/exchange student.

Fashion Design/Milan – Knitwear

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignmilanandnewyork-knitwear/

This Fashion Design BFA program in the knitwear concentration is offered in collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano. Students have a choice of attending the Milan program for either: 5th semester; 3rd year; and/or 4th year. The sequence of course offerings on this page represents two full years of study in Milan. Students attending 5th semester or 3rd or 4th year in Milan should refer to the Fashion Design New York–Knitwear program . Equivalent course substitutions offered in Milan fulfill major area course requirements. Students must complete IT 111 prior to attending the Fashion Design Program in Milan. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2021.

Fashion Design/Milan – Sportswear

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignmilanandnewyork-sportswear/

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735      CIP:  50.0407 The Fashion Design BFA program in the sportswear specialization is offered in collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano. Studying abroad in Milan offers the opportunity for students to be immersed in the culture of one of the most fashion forward countries in the world. Students enjoy learning in a city recognized internationally as one of the world’s most important fashion capitals and are able to tour the facilities of world-renown luxury manufacturers. Refer to the Fashion Design BFA degree requirements and to the department’s website at fitnyc.edu/fashiondesign for courses to be taken in New York and Florence and for other relevant information. Students may attend the Milan program for either 5th semester; 3rd year; and/or 4th year. Students attending 5th semester or 3rd or 4th year in Milan should refer to the Fashion Design New York–Knitwear program. The courses listed below are offered in the Fashion Design program in Florence (FDF). Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2021.   Semester 5 Credits MAJOR AREA FD 342 - CAD for Fashion Design and Development 2 FD 357 - Introduction to Knitwear Design 3 FD 381 - Stretch Fundamentals 2.5 FF 311 - Lifestyle Collection Design or MetaDesign Project part A** 2.5 Major Area Elective or MetaDesign Project part B** 3 LIBERAL ARTS choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/History of Art or Liberal Arts Elective(s)/Italian 3 Semester 6 MAJOR AREA FD 369 - Sportswear Development Concepts 3 FF 322 - 20th Century Style for the 21st Century Aesthetic 3 FF 363 - Design Directions in R-T-W 2.5 choice - see Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s) 2 RELATED AREA MG 301 - Apparel Production: Labor Analysis or Milan Tech & Production*** 2 LIBERAL ARTS choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/History of Art or Liberal Arts Elective(s)/Italian 3 Semester 7 MAJOR AREA FD 462 - Designer Sportswear Incubator 2.5 FF 497 - Senior Portfolio: Sportswear Design 2.5 choice - see Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s) 2 RELATED AREA TD 481 - Screen Printing: Scarves 2 LIBERAL ARTS choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/History of Art or Liberal Arts Elective(s)/Italian 3 choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts 3 Semester 8 MAJOR AREA FD 485 - Senior Thesis: Sportswear Design 3 FF 491 - Internship 2 choice - see Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s) 1.5 RELATED AREA PH 162 - Photographic Styling 2 LIBERAL ARTS choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/History of Art or Liberal Arts Elective(s)/Italian 3 choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts 3 TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS MAJOR AREA 37 RELATED AREA 6 LIBERAL ARTS 18   Total Credits: 61 *Fall 2021 Requirements:  See below. Liberal Arts: 18 credits History of Art:   6 credits.  CHOICE of one (1) HA course that meets the General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9) and one (1) additional HA course. See the full list of Art/Design History courses under  HA: History of Art and Civilization . Foreign Language:   6 credits.  Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8). Liberal Arts Elective(s): 6 credits.  Select Liberal Arts courses (for which prerequisites have been met) from the following subject areas:  CH  (Chinese);  EN  (English);  FI  (Film and Media Studies);  FR  (French);  HA  (History of Art);  HE  (Health Education)  201 ,  301 ; IT  (Italian);  JA  (Japanese);  MU  (Music);  HI  (History);  MA  (Math);  LA  (Liberal Arts);  MC  (Modern Languages and Cultures);  PE  (Physical Education and Dance)  215 ,  216 ,  217 ;  PL  (Philosophy);  SC  (Science);  SP  (Spanish); and  SS  (Social Sciences). Major Area Elective(s):  5.5 credits.  CHOICE of FD 341 , FD 343 , FD 386 , FD 475 , or FF 323 . **MetaDesign Project parts A and B: 5.5 credits.  The MetaDesign Studio course at FIT in Milan addresses the learning outcomes vital for creative fashion design collection building and merchandising a successful brand/product mix for a targeted customer group. It is taught as a true international exchange of design ideas with participation by students from FIT in Milan, the Politecnico di Milano, and Erasmus. Students conduct research independently on the brief, then must critically defend their ideas, edit, create cohesion, compile, and present their original multiple product collection in a global collaborative team setting. ***Milan Tech & Production: 2 credits.  This course may be used as a substitute for MG 301 . NOTE:   The assortment of Major Area Elective and Related Area Elective courses available and offered during a given semester is subject to change. All courses will not be available or offered each semester. The list of course options may evolve over time; contact the Fashion Design Department for details. FIT in Milan reserves the right to modify the order of course offerings, or which courses are offered in Milan.

Fashion Design – Intimate Apparel

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignintimateapparel/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735     CIP:  50.0407 Students in the Intimate Apparel concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2021.

Fashion Design – Knitwear

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignknitwear/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735      CIP:  50.0407 Students in the Knitwear concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2021.

Fashion Design – Special Occasion

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignspecialoccasion/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735      CIP:  50.0407 Students in the Special Occasion concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2021.

Fashion Design – Sportswear

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignsportswear/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735     CIP:  50.0407   Students in the Sportswear concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2021.

Fashion Design – Children’s Wear

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignchildrenswear/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735     CIP:  50.0407 Students in the Children's Wear concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2021.