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Fashion Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

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Design
Graduates integrate the art of fashion design with the knowledge of materials and apparel production.

Production Skills
Graduates integrate textile knowledge and process skills in the production of garments from concept development to finished product.

Technology
Graduates effectively employ industry software and equipment to design and produce garments and produce garment technical packages.

Context and Critical Thinking
Graduates evaluate interconnections of historical perspectives, global events, forecasting, design, and color to create products relevant to fashion industry business trends.

Professionalism
Graduates exemplify professional standards, ethics, and business concepts.

Communication
Graduates display the ability to professionally communicate their ideas visually and verbally.


Program Courses

PROGRAM COURSES

FND150 Digital Color Theory
FADB101 Elements of Garment Construction
FADB102 Fashion Illustration
FADB103 Textile Fundamentals
FADB111 Survey of the Fashion Design Industry
FADB203 Patternmaking
FND105 Design Fundamentals
FND110 Observational Drawing
FND135 Image Manipulation
FADB201 Advanced Construction
FADB202 Technical Drawing
FADB207 Early History of Fashion
FADB208 Trends & Forecasting
FADB213 Advanced Patternmaking
FADB217 Modern History of Fashion
FADB243 Specialized Sewing Techniques
FMMB103 Survey of Manufacturing & Product Development
GWDB103 Digital Illustration
FADB223 Computer Patternmaking
FADB233 Draping & Fit Analysis
FADB308 Fundamentals of Business
FADB312 Sourcing & Technical Design
FADB313 Computer Production Systems
FADB332 Surface Design
FADB402 Digital Textile Design
Program Elective I
Program Elective II
FADB322 Senior Collection Concept
FADB403 Senior Collection Technical
FADB406 Internship
FADB409 Portfolio I
FADB413 Senior Collection Production
FADB419 Portfolio II
Program Elective III

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES AND ELECTIVES

EN101 English
EN102 English II
MT112 College Geometry
COM105 Public Speaking
EN305 Professional Communication
PS101 Introduction to Psychology
HU305 Critical Thinking
SP101 Beginning Spanish Conversation & Culture
General Education Elective I
General Education Elective II
General Education Elective III

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION 180

Program Electives

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Note: The Art Institute of Charleston (a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta) reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.