Fashion Design

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Fashion Design
Bachelor of Science
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.

Graduates exemplify professional standards, ethics, and business concepts

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

Program Courses


CTE1313C Fundamentals of Apparel Construction
CTE1400C Fundamentals of Apparel Textiles
CTE1510 Fashion History
CTE1708C Fashion Digital Design Fundamentals
CTE1730C Technical Drawing for Fashion
CTE1732C Fashion Illustration
CTE1740C Fundamentals of Apparel Patternmaking
CTE1741C Apparel Pattern Details
CTE1760 Manufacturing Apparel Concepts
CTE2342C Children’s Wear
CTE2465C Textile and Apparel Design
CTE2720C Fashion Design Studio
CTE2735C Illustration & Stylized Drawing
CTE2747C Specialized Patternmaking
CTE2750C Advanced Apparel Draping
CTE2765C Fashion Product Development
CTE2770C Swimwear Design
CTE2771C Computerized Apparel Pattern Systems
CTE2772C Computerized Apparel Patternmaking
CTE2778C Computer Fashion Design
CTE2893C Fashion Design Portfolio
CTE3351C Menswear/Tailoring
CTE3412C Textile Surface Design
CTE3413C Advanced Digital Textile Design
CTE3533C Fashion Research & Sourcing
CTE3775C Active Sportswear
CTE3786C Product Data Management
CTE4746C Technical Design
CTE4813 Fashion Entrepreneurship
CTE4895C Advanced Fashion Portfolio
CTE4896C Digital Fashion Portfolio
CTE4936C Senior Studio-Concepts
CTE4937C Senior Studio-Technical
CTE4938C Senior Studio-Production
MAN2024 Fashion Business Management Practices
MAR3414C Design Sales
SLS3355 Professional Development
SLS4943 Internship – Bachelor


ARH2000 Art Appreciation
BSC1001 Fundamentals of Biological Science
ISC1004 or Fundamentals of Physical Science
MET1001 or Weather and Climate
OCB1010 or Marine Biology
OCE2001 or Oceanography
PHY2020 or Foundations of Physics
CGS1160C Computer Science
CLP1006 Psychology of Personal Effectiveness
COM1442 Team Effectiveness
COM1041 or Interpersonal Communication
ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
ENC1101 English Composition
ENC1102 Introduction to Literature
LIT1020 or The Short Story
LIT3132 or Arthurian literature
LIT3326 or Fairytales and Archetypes
ENC1145 Topics for Composition
MGF1211 General College Math
MAC1105 or College Algebra
MAD1104 or Discrete Math
PHI3800 Principles of Aesthetics
PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
SYG2000 or Introduction to Sociology
SPC1608 Principles of Public Speaking
WOH2012 Ancient & Medieval Civilizations
WOH2022 Modern & Postmodern Civilizations

Three General Education Elective Courses

Credits Required 114

Credits Required 54


Program Electives


Four Program Elective Courses

Credits Required 12

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Note: The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale 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.