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Fashion Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Courses

LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES

AD103 Fundamentals of Construction
AD105 Survey of the Fashion Industry
AD203 Intermediate Construction
AD225 Digital Presentation for Apparel
AD229 Concept & Development I
AD230 Concept & Development II
AD233 Patternmaking I
AD234 Patternmaking II
AD235 Fashion Illustration
AD237 Advanced Fashion Illustration
AD243 Textile Fundamentals
AD244 Draping
AD250 Computer Patternmaking I
AD272 Studio: Activewear
AD279 Digital Surface Design
ART101 Principles of Visual Communication
ART102 Color Theory
ART131 Drawing
ART231 Figure Construction I
Lower Division Required Credits 57

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES

AD301 Surface Design
AD303 Advanced Techniques for Construction
AD310 Apparel Design Internship
AD313 Couture Sewing Techniques
AD318 Specialized Patternmaking
AD320 Apparel Production Management
AD330 Concept & Development III
AD340 Knitwear
AD341 Principles of Fit
AD348 Apparel Development Practices
AD350 Computer Patternmaking II
AD353 Computer Technical Sketching
AD358 Sustainable Design
AD370 Foundation Portfolio
AD371 Tailoring
AD430 Portfolio/Career Development
AD471 Senior Collection I
AD473 Senior Collection II
FM321 Contemporary Designers
FM365 Fashion Forecasting
Upper Division Program Electives, totaling 9 credits
Upper Division Required Credits 72
Program Field Credits 129

LIBERAL ARTS

ART204 Ancient to Gothic History: Objects, Art & Artifacts
ART205 Rise of Artistic Individuality
ART206 Revolution: The Roots of 19th & 20th Century Art
HST316 Dress & Society I
HST317 Dress & Society II
HUM101 Design Foundations
ICOR490 Senior Seminar
MTH104 College Mathematics
WR121 English Composition I
WR125 Argumentation & Research
WR126 Writing & the Literary Arts
Computer Sciences Elective
Laboratory Science Elective
Liberal Arts Elective(s), totaling 6 credits
Natural Science Elective(s), totaling 6 credits
Liberal Arts Required Credits 51
TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 180

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LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES

AD103 Fundamentals of Construction
AD105 Survey of the Fashion Industry
AD203 Intermediate Construction
AD225 Digital Presentation for Apparel
AD229 Concept & Development I
AD230 Concept & Development II
AD233 Patternmaking I
AD234 Patternmaking II
AD235 Fashion Illustration
AD237 Advanced Fashion Illustration
AD243 Textile Fundamentals
AD244 Draping
AD250 Computer Patternmaking I
AD272 Studio: Activewear
AD279 Digital Surface Design
ART101 Principles of Visual Communication
ART102 Color Theory
ART131 Drawing
ART231 Figure Construction I
Lower Division Required Credits 57

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES

AD301 Surface Design
AD303 Advanced Techniques for Construction
AD310 Apparel Design Internship
AD313 Couture Sewing Techniques
AD318 Specialized Patternmaking
AD320 Apparel Production Management
AD330 Concept & Development III
AD340 Knitwear
AD341 Principles of Fit
AD348 Apparel Development Practices
AD350 Computer Patternmaking II
AD353 Computer Technical Sketching
AD358 Sustainable Design
AD370 Foundation Portfolio
AD371 Tailoring
AD430 Portfolio/Career Development
AD471 Senior Collection I
AD473 Senior Collection II
FM321 Contemporary Designers
FM365 Fashion Forecasting
Upper Division Required Credits 66
Program Field Credits 123

LIBERAL ARTS

ART204 Ancient to Gothic History: Objects, Art & Artifacts
ART205 Rise of Artistic Individuality
ART206 Revolution: The Roots of 19th & 20th Century Art
ECOL201 Ecology
ECON211 Environmental Economics
EVS111 Environmental Science
HST316 Dress & Society I
HST317 Dress & Society II
HST341 History of the Environmental Movement
HUM101 Design Foundations
HUM372 Environmental Ethics
ICOR490 Senior Seminar
MTH104 College Mathematics
SOC221 Introduction to Sustainability
WR121 English Composition I
WR125 Argumentation & Research
WR126 Writing & the Literary Arts
Computer Science Elective
Natural Science Elective
Liberal Arts Required 57
TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 180

Program Electives

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Note: The Art Institute of Portland 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.