Fashion Design

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Fashion Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:

Integrate the art of fashion design with the knowledge of apparel production processes from concept development through finished product.
Integrate advanced skills in construction, textiles, draping, fitting, and patternmaking, product and concept development in relation to a production setting.
Use industry software to develop advanced knowledge of technical sketching and computer design skills and produce specification sheets.
Critically evaluate and solve problems involving historical perspectives, forecasting, design, and color to create products relevant to the fashion industry business trends.
Articulate the nature and culture of the fashion industry, present innovative design concepts, and exemplify professional ethics and standards

Program Courses

RS092 College Success
FADA101 Elements of Garment Construction
FADA102 Fashion Illustration
FADA103 Textile Fundamentals
FADA108 Textile Applications
FADA111 Survey of the Fashion Design Industry
FADA113 Fundamentals of Patternmaking
FADA121 Fundamentals of Construction
FADA131 Intermediate Construction
FADA201 Advanced Construction
FADA202 Technical Drawing
FADA203 Intermediate Patternmaking
FADA207 Early History of Fashion
FADA208 Trends & Forecasting
FADA209 Portfolio I
FADA212 Advanced Fashion Illustration
FADA213 Advanced Patternmaking
FADA217 Modern History of Fashion
FADA223 Computer Patternmaking
FADA233 Draping
FADA243 Specialized Sewing Techniques
FADA302 Fit Analysis
FADA303 Advanced Computer Patternmaking
FADA308 Fundamentals of Business
FADA312 Sourcing & Technical Design
FADA313 Computer Production Systems
FADA322 Senior Collection Concept
FADA332 Surface
FADA402 Digital Textile Design
FADA403 Senior Collection Technical
FADA406 Internship or Elective*
FADA413 Senior Collection Production
FADA419 Portfolio II
Design Studio Elective 1*
Design Studio Elective 2*
FMMA103 Survey of Manufacturing & Product Development
FND105 Design Fundamentals
FND110 Observational Drawing
FND135 Image Manipulation
FND150 Digital Color Theory
GWDA103 Digital Illustration

HU110 College English
HU111 Effective
HU130 Visual Language & Culture
HU430 General Education Capstone
MS111 College Algebra OR MS114 Traditional Geometry
Humanities Requirement – Upper Division
Humanities Art Requirement – Upper
Humanities Writing Requirement – Upper Division
General Education Requirement
General Education Requirement – Upper Division
General Education Requirement – Upper Division
Mathematics & Sciences Requirement – Upper Division
Social Behavioral Sciences Requirement
Social Behavioral Sciences Requirement
Social Behavioral Sciences Requirement – Upper Division


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Note: The Art Institute of California—San Diego(a campus of Argosy University) 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.