Fashion Design - Evening/Weekend Associate Degree Program - Fall 2011 Curriculum
This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2011 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the curriculum of their beginning year in this program. The major in Fashion Design offers qualified students the opportunity to prepare for positions as designers, assistant designers, technical designers, stylists, or fashion executives.
|MAJOR AREA||FD 111||Draping I: Fundamentals||3|
|FD 131||Sewing Techniques I||1.5|
|FF 111||Fashion Art and Design I||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see Mathematics*||G2||3-3.5|
|MAJOR AREA||FD 121||Flat Pattern Design I||1.5|
|FD 132||Sewing Techniques II||1.5|
|FF 114||Model Drawing I for Fashion Designers||1|
|LIBERAL ARTS||EN 121||English Composition||G1||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||HA 112||History of Western Art & Civ.||G5||3|
|ELECTIVE||choice||see Social Sciences*||G4||3|
|choice||see General Elective||1-2.5|
|MAJOR AREA||FD 112||Draping II: Constructed Silhouettes||3|
|FD 221||Flat Pattern Design II||1.5|
|FF 112||Fashion Art and Design II||G6||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see Science*||G3||3-5|
||TS 132||Intro. to Textile Principles for Fashion Designers||3|
|MAJOR AREA||FD 211||Draping III: Soft Silhouettes||3|
|FF 211||Fashion Art and Design III||2|
|FF 241||Fashion Design Computer: Photoshop||1.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see Social Sciences*||3|
|RELATED AREA||FA 105||Life Drawing||1.5|
|MAJOR AREA||FD 212||Draping IV: Advanced Techniques||3|
|FF 221||Fashion Past and Present||2|
|FF 242||Fashion Design Computer: Illustrator||1.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see Humanities*||G7||3|
|MAJOR AREA||FD 241||Apparel Product Data Management||1.5|
|FF 243||Digital Flats and Specs||1.5|
|FF 212||Fashion Art and Design IV||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see English/Speech*||G1||3|
|Total Credit Requirements|
|Health and/or Phys. Ed.||2|
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements (www.fitnyc.edu/gened).
G1 Basic Communication; G2 Math; G3 Science; G4 Social Science; G5 Western Civilization; G6 Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.
*REQUIREMENTSEnglish/Speech: 6 credits
EN 121 (G1) (Pre requisite: college-level English as demonstrated by placement test or completion of appropriate Educational Skills courses) and choice of EN 231, 232, 233, 236, 241, 242, 244, 245, or 253.
Humanities: 3 credits
Choice of HA 111, 214, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, 231, 311, 312, 314, 331, 332, 342, 343, 344, 345, 391, 392, or 393 (any one of which meets G7).
Mathematics: 3-3.5 credits
Graduation requirement: Arithmetic proficiency as demonstrated by placement test or completion of appropriate developmental math course(s).
Choice of MA 142, 161, 213, 222, 231, or 331 (any one of which meets G2).
Science: 3-5 credits
Choice of SC 111, 112, 121, 122, 045/145, 253, 032/332, or 326 (any one of which meets G3).
Social Sciences: 6 credits
Choice of two: SS 131, 141, 151, 171 (any one of which meets G4).
Upper Division Alternatives
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor or Fine Arts programs in Fashion Design, International Fashion Design/Florence and New York, Fabric Styling, Textile/Surface Design, or Toy Design; or to the Bachelor of Science programs in Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries, Technical Design, and Textile Development and Marketing.