FASHION DESIGN DEGREE - FASHION ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Program Overview

This 63 credit-hour program is designed to provide students with entry-level skills in apparel textile design, flat pattern design, draping, fashion illustrating and professional design room practices. Facilities will simulate the professional atmosphere of the fashion industry.

Program Requirements

FIRST SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
ENG 130 Business Writing 3 Communications
FAS 100 Industrial Sewing Methods 3 Program Requirement
FAS 101 Flat Pattern Design and Draping I 3 Program Requirement
FAS 107 Textiles I 3 Program Requirement
FAS 112 Fashion Basics 3 Program Requirement

SECOND SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
FAS 102 Flat Pattern Design and Draping II 3 Program Requirement
FAS 104 Apparel Design and Construction 3 Program Requirement
FAS 110 Costume History 3 Program Requirement
FAS 113 Advanced Industrial Sewing Methods 3 Program Requirement
GRA 101 Introduction to Graphic Arts Technology 3 Program Requirement

THIRD SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
FAS 201 Flat Pattern Design and Draping III 3 Program Requirement
FAS 230 Fashion Forecasting 3 Program Requirement
Humanities 3 Humanities
MGT 150 Business Math 3 Mathematics
MGT 154 Entrepreneurship 3 Program Requirement
SPE 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3 Communications

FOURTH SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
FAS 208 Computer-Aided Patternmaking 3 Program Requirement
FAS 225 Global Sourcing Apparel/Textiles 3 Program Requirement
FAS 229 Promotion of Fashion 3 Program Requirement
Humanities 3 Humanities
Social and Behavioral Science 3 Social and Behavioral Science

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  • apply appropriate terminology in construction, design, historical and technical areas.
  • demonstrate mastery of design principles and elements.
  • develop and execute illustrated designs in multiple techniques.
  • execute design development in multiple fabrics and styles.
  • apply both drafting and draping techniques in garment design.
  • complete garment details with appropriate construction techniques.
  • develop basic patterns using computer-aided design.
  • demonstrate knowledge of fashion's response to cultural,scientific and technological advances.
  • locate the resources necessary to determine current trends in color, silhouette and fabrics.
  • demonstrate ability to work independently and/or as a member of a diverse team.