Fashion Design

Course Listing

Fashion Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

See ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/2764 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

Program Courses

FD101 Survey of the Fashion Industry
FD161 Fundamentals of Patternmaking
FD211 Fundamentals of Construction
FD213 Intermediate Construction
FD215 Advanced Construction
FD217 Draping
FD219 Fit Analysis
FD262 Intermediate Patternmaking
FD264 Technical Drawing
FD266 Advanced Fashion Illustration
FD280 Applied Textiles
FD285 Research & Sourcing Fundamentals
FD321 Advanced Sewing Techniques
FD323 Surface Design
FD340 Concept Development
FD342 Advanced Concept Development
FD344 Digital Textile Design
FD350 Design Studio Menswear
FD370 Specialized Patternmaking
FD372 Computer Patternmaking
FD374 Computer Production Systems
FD380 Technical Design
FD425 Senior Collection Concept
FD427 Senior Collection Technical
FD429 Senior Collection Production
FD450 Design Studio Women’s Wear
FD455 Fashion Entrepreneurship
FD470 Applied Product Development
FD480 Portfolio Preparation
FD490 Portfolio
FRM111 Fashion History I
FRM121 Fashion History II
FRM130 Textiles
FRM131 Fashion Drawing
FRM320 Trends and Concepts in Apparel
FRM330 Product Development
INT419 Internship
Program Elective
Program Elective

Foundational Courses

ART106 Design Fundamentals
ART108 Observational Drawing
ART109 Image Manipulation
ART114 Color Fundamentals
CD400 Career Development

General Education Courses

ARTS1303 Art History I
ARTS1304 Art History II
ENGL1301 English Composition
MATH1310 College Mathematics
PSYC2301 General Psychology
SOCI1306 Social Problems
SPCH1315 Public Speaking

Foreign Language Requirement (choose one):

FREN1401 Introduction to French
SPAN1401 Introduction to Spanish

Program Electives

Humanities English Elective (choose one):

ENGL1302 Introduction to Literature
ENGL2307 Creative Writing
ENGL2311 Business Writing for Professionals
ENGL3511 Literature and Film Analysis

Humanities History Elective (choose one):

HIST1301 U.S. History I
HIST1302 U.S. History II
HIST2321 World Civilizations I
HIST2322 World Civilizations II

Mathematics and Science Elective (choose one):

BIOL1308 Biology
ENVR1401 Environmental Science
MATH4332 Mathematics for Decision Making
PHYS1301 Physics

Social Science Elective (choose one):

PSYC2319 Social Psychology
PSYC3019 Human Sexuality

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION 180

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Note: The Art Institute of Houston 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.