Fall 2020 Cumulative Curricular Actions

School of Art and Design

Communication Design Pathways

  • Update course of study and online delivery of AD 216 Foundation in Advertising & Digital Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of CD 116 Design Studio Intensive I, 3 cr., 6 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of CD 126 Digital Graphics Intensive I, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of CD 173 Typography I, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of CD 217 Capstone Design Studio, 3 cr., 6 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of CD 226 Digital Graphics Intensive II, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisites of CD 232 Visual Language, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from CD 235 to CD 235 or CD 116
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of CD 273 Typography II, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of CT 244 Introduction to Web Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of DE 216 Foundation in Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of GD 216 Foundation in Graphic Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of PK 216 Foundation in Packaging Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Blended delivery of PK 342 Digital Tools II, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2022
    Action: Approved
  • New course VP 302 Overview of Spatial Experience Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: An overview of the spatial experience design profession, this course focuses on the historical, social, artistic, commercial, and technical trends and developments over the past 100 years. Highlights include retail design, trade shows, expositions, and museum exhibition design.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course VP 303 Space, Environment and Visualization, 4 cr., 2 lec., 4 studio/lab hrs
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: In this course, students develop designs for presentation environments through a process that includes content research, analysis, conceptualization, visualization, design development, schematic drawing and presentation documentation. This process is applicable to an array of presentation projects including museum exhibitions, showrooms, interpretive centers, trade shows, retail, corporate, and experiential environments.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course VP 304 Brand, Spatial Experience and Retail Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): VP 303 Space, Environment and Visualization
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course encompasses how the consumer experience can be enhanced through store planning, visual merchandising, and of point of purchase display. Store, fixture, and point-of-purchase design is applied to commercial environments. Overall store design, product presentation, and fixture design, as well as point-of-purchase design are applied to developing commercial environments that communicate fundamental brand narratives and anticipate customer behavior.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2022
    Action: Approved
  • New course New course VP 305 Placemaking, Wayfinding and Environmental Graphics, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): VP 303 Space, Environment and Visualization
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course focuses on the creative integration of graphics into spaces to enhance the viewer’s experience. The professional process of concept development, project proposals, schedules, techniques, materials, budget, production, and sources are explored. Assignments focus on the design of signage and other graphic media utilizing concept sketching and computer skills. Process and evaluation of the professional strategies are documented and evaluated.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2022
    Action: Approved
  • New course VP 306 CAD for Spatial Experience, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): VP 303 Space, Environment and Visualization
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course presents 3D CAD techniques in Vectorworks, enabling designers to develop and present their concepts in 3D drawings and renderings.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2022
    Action: Approved
  • Update course title of VP 312 from Product Presentation to Product Presentation - Small Scale, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course title of VP 314 from Mannequin Presentation for Retail and Exhibitions to Product Presentation - Large Scale, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2022
    Action: Approved
  • Update course title of VP 331 from Three-Dimensional Construction for Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design to Three-Dimensional Construction for Spatial Experience Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course VP 400 Portfolio and Careers in Spatial Experience Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Co-requisite(s): VP 441
    Description: This course examines the communication and digital skills required to create an identity and visual narrative to prepare for professional careers. In the class students will produce an electronic portfolio using a variety of digital platforms as well as specific print support. Students develop research and communication skills to pursue internship, career research, and professional networking specifically for the space and brand experience design field.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2022
    Action: Approved
  • New course VP 401 Brand Activation in Spatial Experience Design, 2.5 cr., 1 lec., 3 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): CT 303
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: Activations, Experience and Events are part of a very fast growing industry for the promotion and visibility of brands. Students explore and create meaningful and inspiring translations of brand campaigns and new products through interactive spaces, installations and experiences with the goal of educating, inspiring and gaining brand loyalty of consumers.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2022
    Action: Approved
  • New course VP 402 Styling for Professional Presentation, 2.5 cr., 1 lec., 3 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s) VP 211 and FS 434
    Co-requisite(s): FS 454
    Description: This advanced class explores an array of styling opportunities in a range of media through lectures, demonstrations, and studio projects. Students expand their three-dimensional and digital rendering skills to develop pieces for their portfolio. Working collaboratively, students design and construct a temporary three-dimensional trend forecasting installation for the Graduating Student Exhibition. Professional skills necessary for the industry such as scouting locations for photo shoots, finding appropriate props and set, development of fashion presentations and video production will be developed.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Related Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2023
    Action: Approved
  • New course VP 404 Advanced Brand Experience in Retail Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/labs
    Prerequisite(s): VP 304 Brand, Spatial Experience and Retail Design
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course presents a further understanding of the retail experience with an emphasis placed on innovation, technical skills and research analysis. Overall design concepts, fixtures, choice of materials and graphic components will be studied, applied and evaluated. Students will develop documentation that meets industry standards as well as advanced rendering and visualization techniques.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2022
    Action: Approved
  • Update prerequisite(s) of VP 411 Interpretive Exhibition Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from DE 226 or ID 282 to new course VP 303 Space, Environment and Visualization, 4 cr., 2 lec., 4 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2022
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study for VP 412 Senior Design Project, 4 cr., 1 lec., 6 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2023
    Action: Approved
  • Update prerequisite(s) of VP 441 Interpretive Exhibition Graphics, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from none to new course VP 305 Placemaking, Wayfinding and Environmental Graphics, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2022
    Action: Approved

Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design BFA degree program:

  1. Change of program title from Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design to Spatial Experience Design
    Requested date of Implementation: To be determined
    Action: Approved
  2. Drop VP 301 Overview of Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 5
  3. Drop VP 311 Space and Environment for Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 5
  4. Drop VP 321 Visualization and Sketching for Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 5
  5. Add VP 302 Overview of Spatial Experience Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., to major area in semester 5
  6. Add VP 303 Space, Environment and Visualization, 4 cr., 2 lec., 4 studio/lab hrs., to major area in semester 5
  7. Drop VP 313 Visual Presentation in In-Store Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 6
  8. Drop VP 314 Mannequin Presentation for Retail and Exhibitions, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 6
  9. Drop VP 341 Graphic Strategy for Visual Presentation, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 6
  10. Drop DE 226 CAD for Visual Presentation, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 6
  11. Add VP 314 Product Presentation - Large Scale, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., to major area in semester 6
  12. Add VP 304 Brand Spatial Experience and Retail Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., to major area in semester 6
  13. Add VP 305 Placemaking, Wayfinding and Environmental Graphics, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., to major area in semester 6
  14. Add VP 306 CAD for Spatial Experience, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., to major area in semester 6
  15. Add VP 400 Portfolio and Careers in Spatial Experience Design,  2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., to major area in semester 7
  16. Drop VP 461 Portfolio and Professional Presentation, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 8
  17. Add the following two new courses to the list of major area electives:
    1. VP 404 Advanced Brand Experience in Retail Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    2. VP 401 Brand Activation in Spatial Experiential Design, 2.5 cr., 1 lec., 3 studio/lab hrs.

Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
Action: Approved

Design Division Studies

  • Update the text for both the Color Studies and the 3D minors to state that both minors can be of benefit to students from all schools in the College. Previously, the text indicated that these minors were only available to students from specific Schools.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Remove PK 212 Foundation in Three-Dimensional Design for Consumer Packaging, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from 3-Dimensional Design Minor offerings
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved

Fabric Styling

Fabric Styling BFA degree program:

  1. Change course FS 491 Internship, 2 cr., from general elective course to required course in semester 8
  2. Remove text regarding general elective choice of FS 491 or other elective course from the major page
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Fabric Styling BFA degree program:

  1. Drop FS 461 Sustainable Knits and Seamless Technology, 3 cr., 6 studio/lab hrs. from major area in semester 7
  2. Add FS 435 Home Fashion Styling, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., to major area in semester 7
  3. Drop FS 435 Home Fashion Styling, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 8
  4. Add VP 403 Styling for Professional Presentation, 2.5 cr., 1 lec., 3 studio/lab hrs., to related area in semester 8
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Fashion

Fashion Design - Intimate Apparel BFA Degree Program:

  1. Drop FD 472 Structural Design Fitting Techniques, 1.5 cr., 3 studio/lab hrs., from semester 7
  2. Add “choice - “see Major Area Electives**” to semester 7
  3. Add FD 472 Structural Design Fitting Techniques, 1.5 cr., 3 studio/lab hrs., to list of Major Area Electives in notes section of major page
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Fashion Design - Special Occasion BFA Degree Program:

  1. Drop FD 472 Structural Design Fitting Techniques, 1.5 cr., 3 studio/lab hrs.  from semester 7
  2. Add “choice - see Major Area Electives**” to semester 7
  3. Add FD 472 Structural Design Fitting Techniques, 1.5 cr., 3 studio/lab hrs., to list of Major Area Electives in notes section of major page
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course title and course of study for FD 356 from Seamless Knit Design: Stoll M1 to Fully-Fashioned Knit Design: Stoll M1 Plus, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course FD 400 3D Garment Visualization, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): FF 493 or FF 494 or FF 495 or FF 496 or FF 497
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: Using fashion designer methodology students digitally create garment patterns and fabrics prototypes while exploring textile possibilities for garments they have designed, using fashion industry proprietary/simulation CAD 3D software. Students learn the fundamentals of merging garment and fabric development to create collections with an overall balance of color, pattern, texture, proportion and function. (Current software Clo3d).
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2022
    Action: Approved
  • New special topics course FD 480A Special Topics in Fashion Design: 3D Garment Visualization, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): FF 493 or FF 494 or FF 495 or FF 496 or FF 497
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: Using fashion designer methodology students digitally create garment patterns and fabrics prototypes while exploring textile possibilities for garments they have designed, using fashion industry proprietary/simulation CAD 3D software. Students learn the fundamentals of merging garment and fabric development to create collections with an overall balance of color, pattern, texture, proportion, and function.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisites of JD 267 Jewelry Seminar/Best Business Practices, 2.5 cr., 1 lec., 3 studio/lab hrs., from JD 237, JD 271, and JD 273 to none
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisites of JD 274 Fabrication Capstone/Portfolio, 2.5 cr., 5 studio/lab hrs., from JD 273 and JD 271, or approval of chair to JD 273 and JD 240
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved

Interior Design

  • Change co-requisites of ID 173 Visual Representation I, 3 cr., 6 studio/lab hrs., from ID 117 to ID 117 and CD 114
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update prerequisites of ID 219 Interior Design Studio III, 5 cr.,  1 lec., 8 studio/lab hrs., from ID 118 to ID 118 and ID 174
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change co-requisites of ID 282 Design Technology I, 3 cr., 6 studio/lab hrs., from none to ID 219
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change co-requisites of ID 316 Interior Design Studio IV, 4 cr., 8 studio/lab hrs., from none to EN 323
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

Photography

  • Update course of study and online delivery of PH 272 Photoshop I for Photographers, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Textile/Surface Design

  • New course TD 207 Adobe Illustrator for Textile/Surface Design, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): TD 114
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course introduces students to illustrator tools and techniques, with a specific focus on repeat design creation. Students create an apparel print design collection and presentation boards.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Textile/Surface Design 1-year AAS degree program:

  1. Drop TD 271 Textile/Surface Design Using Adobe Illustrator, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area required in semester 2 
  2. Add new course TD 207 Adobe Illustrator for Textile/Surface Design, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., to major area required in semester 2
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Textile/Surface Design 2-year AAS degree program:

  1. Drop TD 271 Textile/Surface Design Using Adobe Illustrator, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area required in semester 3 
  2. Add new course TD 207 Adobe Illustrator for Textile/Surface Design, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., to major area required in semester 3
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

School of Business and Technology

Advertising and Marketing Communications

  • Online delivery of AC 221 Publicity Workshop, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Online delivery of AC 471 Media Planning, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Summer 2021
    Action: Approved

Advertising and Marketing 1-Year AAS degree program:

  1. Drop FM 116 Fashion Business Practices, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., as a required related area course
  2. Add FM 116 Fashion Business Practices, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.,  to the list of Major/Related Area choice statement below the grid
  3. Add SS 205 Introduction to Accounting Financial Management, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., as a related area required course in Semester 1
  4. Drop AC 222 Sales Promotion, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from Major Area in Semester 2
  5. Add AC 202 Strategic Planning for Integrated Marketing Communications, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to the Major Area in Semester 2
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Advertising and Marketing] 2-Year AAS degree program:

  1. Drop FM 116 Fashion Business Practices, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., as a required related area course 
  2. Add FM 116 Fashion Business Practices, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to the list of Major/Related Area choice statement below the grid
  3. Add SS 205 Introduction to Accounting Financial Management, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to  related area required course in Semester 1
  4. Drop DM 211 Workshop in Direct Marketing, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from Related Area required  
  5. Add DM 211 Workshop in Direct Marketing, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to the list of Major/Related Area choice statement below the grid
  6. Add statement “choice - see Major Area Electives* or Related Area Electives*”, 3 cr., to Semester 3  
  7. Drop AC 222 Sales Promotion, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from Major Area in Semester 4
  8. Add AC 202 Strategic Planning for Integrated Marketing Communications, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to the Major Area in Semester 4
  9. Change general education requirements for Social Sciences from SS 141 and SS 205 to SS 131 and SS 141 and SS 205
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Advertising and Marketing Communications BS degree program:

  1. Increase Major Area Electives choice credits from from 6 to 9 credits in Semester 7
  2. Increase Liberal Arts credits from 6 to 9 credits in Semester 8
  3. Replace bridge course AC 231 Advertising Copywriting, with AC 272 Research Methods in Integrated Marketing Communications, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Direct and Interactive Marketing

  • Change prerequisite(s) of DM 433 Direct Marketing Communications, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from DM 300, DM 211 and FM 213 to DM 300
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisite(s) of DM 435 Internet Marketing, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from DM 211, FM 213, and DM 300 to AC 111 or AC 114 OR DM 300 or equivalent marketing course
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Fashion Business Management 

  • Online delivery of FM 108 First Year Experience I, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisites of FM 322 Fashion Inventory Management, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from MG 306 or (MG 132 and MG 153 and MG 253) to none
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Online delivery of FM 326 Sustainability in Fashion Merchandising, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.; make course major area required in semester 5
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change credits of FM 330 Data Insights and Fashion Analytics from 3 credits, 3 lec., hrs., to 2 credits, 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change course title of FM 328 from Merchandising for Omni Retailing to Merchandising for Multichannel Retailing, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study, course description, remove MG 153 as a prerequisite, and online delivery of FM 341 Computer-Aided Product Development I, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Fashion Business Management 1-Year AAS degree program:

  1. Update the listing of Major Area Electives and Related Area Electives on the 1-yr AAS major page for the entering class of Fall 21
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Fashion Business Management 2-Year AAS degree program:

  1. Update text on major page; add FM 201 Social Media Applications for Fashion Business,  3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to the list of major area electives
  2. Update text on major page: add AC 111 Advertising and Promotion, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to the list of related area electives
  3. Update the listing of Major Area Electives and Related Area Electives on the 2-year AAS major page for the entering class of Fall 2021
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Fashion Business Management BS degree program:

  1. Drop FM 325 Financial Assortment and Planning, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from major area in semester 5
  2. Drop MG 306 Information Systems: Case Analysis, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from related area in semester 5
  3. Add FM 326 Sustainability in Fashion Merchandising, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to major area in semester 5
  4. Add FM 325 Financial Assortment and Planning, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., to list of major area electives
  5. Add FM 330 Data Insights and Fashion Analytics, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., to major area in semester 5
  6. Eliminate specializations from the degree program; add those courses to the list of major area electives on the major page.
    1. New statement on major page now reads:
      **Major/Related Area Electives/Internship: 12 credits. CHOICE of four electives or three electives and one internship for 12 credits total: FM 300, FM 325, FM 328, FM 329, FM 330,FM 341, FM 362, FM 363, FM 423, FM 431, FM 441 FM 492, FM 499, or BL 343, FM 303, EP311 or PK 361
      Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
      Action: Approved

Fashion Business Management/Florence and New York BS degree program:

  1. Drop FM 321 Workshop in Apparel Merchandising, 3 cr., 3 lec., hrs., from major area in semester 5
  2. Add FM 300 Case Study Method: Fashion Business Applications, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to major area in semester 5
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course description and online delivery of FM 441 Computer-Aided Product Development II, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New special topics course FM 480A Structural Racism and the Challenges of Diversity in the Fashion Business Retail Industry, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): upper division Fashion Business Management students
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course explores structural racism in the fashion industry from a historical and scholarly perspective. Prominent themes include Reconstruction, Jim Crow and how the Civil Rights Movement desegregated fashion retail stores. The rich contributions of Black designers such as Elizabeth Keckley and Ann Lowe frame a significant historical narrative.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021 
    Action: Approved

Technical Design

  • Change prerequisites of PM 233 Patternmaking: Misses' Sportswear, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., from PM 122 to PM 121
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisites of PM 236 Patternmaking: Coats and Suits I, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., from PM 122 to PM 121
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

Home Products Development

Home Products Development BS degree program:

  1. Update list of Textile Design courses offered as related area electives on the major page 
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

School of Liberal Arts

English and Communication Studies

  • Update course of study for EN 121 English Composition, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study for EN 321 Strategies of Business Communication, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course description of EN 365 Research Writing, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.; add course to the English and English: Writing minors, add prerequisites of EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

Film, Media, and Performing Arts

  • Change course title of FI 461 from Senior Production I to Fourth Year Production I, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Add PE 114, 145 and 146 to the Integrative Wellness minor
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved

Film and Media BS degree program:

  1. Add FI 206 Mexican Cinema: Between the National and The Global, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., to the genres listing on the Film and Media BS degree major page under the heading of "National Cinemas"
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

History of Art

  • Update course of study of HA 112 History of Western Art and Civilization: Renaissance to the Modern Era, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Online delivery of HA 204 History of East Asian Costume, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and change course description of HA 221 East Asian Art and Civilization, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and change course title of HA 224 from Pre-Columbian Art and Civilization to Mesoamerican Art and Civilization, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and change course description of HA 231 Modern Art, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course HA 233 Contemporary Global Fashion, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): HA 112
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course covers global fashion-design trends and culture in the 21st century through the lenses of globalism, fashion and design history, gender and sexuality, environment and labor. Thematic lectures cover new media, representation, fashion in museums and the academy, among others, with discussion of contemporary critical debates in global fashion.
    Proposed General Education: Approved for The Arts (G6) and Humanities (G7)
    Minor(s): Fashion History,Theory and Culture and History of Art
    Type of Course: Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course HA 239 The History of African Textiles and Fashion, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: Survey of historical and contemporary forms of African dress, adornment and fashion. Within a geographical overview of dress, students explore how historically rooted textiles have been reinvented by African-based artists and designers. Emphasis is on manufacture methods, socio-historic contexts, and dress and fashion’s importance as forms of African artistic expression.
    Proposed General Education: Approved for The Arts (G6), Humanities (G7), and Other World Civilizations (G9)
    Minor(s):  Ethnic Dress in a Global Context, Fashion History,Theory and Culture, and History of Art
    Type of Course: Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course HA 240 Modern and Contemporary Korean Art, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course focuses on the development of Korean art from the 1850s to the present day. It starts with the modernization process in Korean art and traces the emergence of abstract art, performances, installations, and other forms of avant-garde art and design movements.
    Proposed General Education: Approved for The Arts (G6), Humanities (G7), and Other World Civilizations (G9)
    Minor(s): Asian Studies and History of Art
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course HA 309 History of Business in the Visual Arts: 1800-2000, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Any HA course 2. Qualification for the Presidential Scholars Program, or 3.5 GPA and permission of Dean of Liberal Art
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course examines business and labor conditions in which artists and designers have created their work and pursued professional development from 1800 to the present. Historical examples demonstrate how artistic production relates to other forms of labor and how art works and skills are valued at different times and places.
    Proposed General Education: Approved for The Arts (G6) and Humanities (G7)
    Minor(s): History of Art and History
    Type of Course: Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021 
    Action: Approved
  • New course MP 300 A Digital Art History, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MP 361
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: For Art History & Museum Professions majors, this course explores the impact of digital technologies on the art and museum world. Students learn the theoretical foundations and historical evolution of digital technology and analyze their applications to the production, distribution, consumption, and study of art.
    Proposed General Education: Approved for Humanities (G7)
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Art History and Museum Professions BS degree program:

  1. Drop AC 111 Advertising and Promotion, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from Related Area in Semester 8
  2. Add new course MP 300 A Digital Art History, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to Major Area in Semester 8
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change co-requisite(s) of MP 209 Art and Museum Law, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from none to MP 362
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisite(s) of MP 307 Professional Practicum for Art Museums and Galleries, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from none to MP 361
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

Modern Languages and Cultures

  • Update course of study and online delivery of MC 200 Mediterranean Crossings: Migration, Integration, and Social Unrest, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course New course MC 206 Arab Literature and Culture: An Introduction, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course examines the rich and variegated cultural background of the Arab tradition by looking at language varieties, literary traditions, customs, and representative institutions. It provides an interdisciplinary overview of the major aspects of Arab culture through the study of primary literary texts, media and films. Taught in English.
    Proposed General Education: Approved for Humanities (G7) and Other World Civilizations (G9)
    Minor(s):  Middle East and North African Studies
    Type of Course: Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update prerequisites of MC 207 Devouring the Screen: Food in Film, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from FI 111 or permission of instructor to none
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study of MC 263 Contemporary Spain through its Cinema, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., add course to Spanish minor and request general education designation G7 Humanities
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021 (originally says Spring 2020)
    Action: Approved. Course previously approved by SUNY for G7 Humanities on 06/03/2015 under course number SP 263

Science and Mathematics

  • Change course title of MA 080 from Basic Mathematics to Fundamentals of Mathematics, 4 cr., 4 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course MA 301 Graph Theory (Honors), 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Any 100-200 math course and Qualification for Presidential Scholars or a min 3.5 GPA with approval of Dean for Liberal Arts
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: The objective of the course is to introduce students with fundamental concepts, theorems, and algorithms in graph theory, with its connections to everyday life. Topics covered in this course include: graphs, paths, graph isomorphism, Eulerian graphs, Hamiltonian graphs, cycles, directed graphs, trees, spanning trees, adjacency matrices, planarity, and graph coloring.
    Proposed General Education: Approved for Mathematics (G2)
    Minor(s): Mathematics
    Type of Course: Related Area Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2022
    Action: Approved
  • New course SC 102 Climate Change, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Math Proficiency
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: Presents elements of Climate and Climate Change. Includes the basic components of meteorology such as, weather variables, energy exchanges, greenhouse gases and the water content in the atmosphere. Addresses anthropogenic, naturally occurring forcings and solar influences in climate change.
    Proposed General Education: Approved for Natural Sciences, (G3)
    Minor(s): Ethics and Sustainability
    Type of Course: Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of SC 253 Ecology and Environmental Problems, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

Social Sciences

  • New minor African American and Africana Studies
    Structure/Format/Requirements: Minimum of 5 courses (15 credits) required.
    Course titles:
    • SS 355 Contemporary African Politics 
    • SS 275 Sociology of Race & Ethnic Relations 
    • EN 235 African American Literature 
    • EN 274 Voices of Civil Rights in American History 
    • SS304/MC 304 Introduction to Caribbean Studies 
    • SS/MC 308 White Gold: Sugar, Power, and the Creation of Atlantic Capitalism 
    • FM 363 Corporate Social Responsibility 
    • FI 203 African American Film Culture 
    • HA 219 African American Art 
    • HA 239 The History of African Textiles and Fashion 
    • HI 201 Classics in African American History 
    • HI 205 American Business from Slavery to the Present 
    • HI 209 Fashion and Slavery 
    • MC 300 The Poetics of Sound in Hispanic Caribbean Literature 
    • MC 301 Imaginary Encounters: Representations of the Caribbean 
    • PE 116 Afro-Caribbean Dance
      Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
      Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and online delivery of SS 445 Money and Banking, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

School of Graduate Studies

Art Market Studies

  • Change course title of AM 691 from Internship to Professional Development and Internship, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.; update course of study and online delivery
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

Global Fashion Management 

  • Change course title of GF 612 from Challenges of Profitability to Quantitative Methods for Planning and Control, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Global Fashion Management MPS degree program:

  1. Drop CF 513 Corporate Finance for Managers,  3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from semester 2
  2. Add GF 612 Financial Mangement, 3 cr., 3 lec., hrs., to semester 2
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approve

Fashion and Textile Studies

  • Update credits, hours, and course of study of FT 541 Proseminar: Critical Writing, Research Techniques, and Documentation Methods from 0 credits to 1 credit, 0 lec., hrs. to 15 lecture hours. Course will meet each Fall semester for 3 hours per week, for a total of 5 weeks
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Fashion and Textile Studies MA degree program:

  1. Move FT 541 Proseminar: Critical Writing, Research Techniques, and Documentation Methods, 1 cr., 15 hrs., from pre-semester to Semester 1
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved