Fashion Design

Courses

FASH 200 Sustainable Practice in Fashion 3.0 Credits

Introduction to responsible/ sustainable practices for ethical design, development and marketing of fashion product. Course includes the exploration of global and regional markets engaged in these practices.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

FASH 211 Fashion Drawing I 3.0 Credits

This course examines the fashion figure, silhouette, proportion, movement and exaggerated expression using a range of live models. Emphasis of artistic style is encouraged.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: VSST 111 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 212 Fashion Drawing II 3.0 Credits

Examines fashion forms, fabrication, and conceptual design through the use of color and mixed media. Works toward the development of a personal "fashion look" and an understanding of drawing as it relates to the fashion industry. Includes live model.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FASH 211 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 231 Textile Science for Fashion Design 3.0 Credits

Examines textile manufacturing and sustainable practices within the industry. Basic textile terminology and production processes are introduced including aesthetics, performance and care characteristics.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

FASH 241 Construction Skills 0.0-4.0 Credits

Develops a proficiency in basic garment construction. Emphasizes facility with industrial equipment. Introduces production techniques and an overall awareness of standards of quality.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

FASH 309 Visual Communication in Fashion 3.0 Credits

Introduces digital skills and presentation techniques used for communication in the fashion industry. Students will be introduced to research–based design practice.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (VSST 102 [Min Grade: D] or VSST 105 [Min Grade: D]) and (FASH 200 [Min Grade: D] or DSMR 103 [Min Grade: D])

FASH 312 Surface Design for Textiles 3.0 Credits

Investigates traditional and digital techniques of surface design. This course explores aesthetics, color theory, motif development and layout for use in multiple fashion categories.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: VSST 102 [Min Grade: D] or VSST 105 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 314 Fashion Portfolio I 3.0 Credits

Requires the creation of a portfolio of original designs executed in a medium of choice. Explores various market segments of the industry and includes project reviews by critics who are specialists in these areas.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: FASH 313 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 318 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 315 Computer Aided Design for Patternmaking 0.0-3.0 Credits

Develops skills in digital patternmaking, grading and marker-making. Process is tested with a muslin prototype and a final garment.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FASH 342 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 318 Technical Design for Industry 3.0 Credits

Fashion data visualization for use in the design and manufacturing of fashion product. Students create detailed flat sketches and technical packs for product lifecycle management.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FASH 309 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 310 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 319 Fashion Design in 3-D Space 3.0 Credits

Students explore clo 3-D virtual garment simulation. Draping directly on the avatar, individual designs are realized through a zero-waste process. Material properties are tested on the avatar in motion.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FASH 318 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 316 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 341 Patternmaking I 4.0 Credits

Explores basic patternmaking techniques and manipulations and establishes comparisons between drafting and draping techniques in the development of standard slopers.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FASH 241 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 342 Patternmaking II 0.0-4.0 Credits

Advances the skills of FASH 341. Includes an introduction to basic draping and how to translate on to paper.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FASH 341 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 343 Tailoring 4.0 Credits

Provides intensive investigation of materials and construction techniques used in tailoring. Uses a combination of garment production methods, including a strong emphasis on couture practices.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FASH 342 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 348 Fashion Design I: Fabric to Form 4.0 Credits

Exploring unconventional sources for design research, students use problem solving in design to take concepts from 2-D to 3-D with an emphasis on materials.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: VSST 304 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 353 Fashion Design II: Knitwear 4.0 Credits

Survey of knitwear design development includes yarn identification and knitted structures. Students apply hands-on digital knitting technology with SES APEX software and Shima Seiki electronic knitting machines in the design process.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FASH 348 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 349 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 354 Fashion Design III: Sustainable Design 4.0 Credits

Using responsible eco-friendly concepts, students design original collections for men’s and women’s wear. Zero waste design, up-cycling and de-reconstruction methods are considered in the circular design process.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FASH 353 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 350 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 355 Fashion Design IV: Collection Research & Development 4.0 Credits

Expands and broadens technical skills and lays the groundwork for development of the senior thesis collection. This includes design research and prototype development.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FASH 354 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 351 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 433 Couture Techniques 3.0 Credits

Expands and broadens technical skills and lays the groundwork for development of the senior collection. Includes couture evening wear techniques and research processes.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FASH 351 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 354 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 450 Machine Knitting 3.0 Credits

Machine Knitting is an introduction to knitwear design specialization. Students learn to style and draw knit garments to develop a professional portfolio. Technical information regarding yarn analysis, stitch construction, pattern and garment construction are the focus of this class.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 12 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is FASH.
Prerequisites: FASH 241 [Min Grade: D] and (VSST 112 [Min Grade: D] or VSST 113 [Min Grade: D])

FASH 451 Accessory Design 3.0 Credits

This course provides students with concepts and skills to design traditional and contemporary fashion accessories with emphasis in embroidery; applique; hand painting; and clay, plastic and ceramic work.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FASH 241 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 453 Intimate Apparel Design 3.0 Credits

This course will offer an introduction to the foundations and sleepwear marketplace. Primary focus will be on the design and execution of two pieces for this market. Students will learn how to construct a bra (molded cups) and how to incorporate these details into their final looks for this market. In addition, students will learn the safe operation of the specialty sewing machines for knit construction.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FASH 251 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 349 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 348 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 464 Fashion Portfolio II 3.0 Credits

This course will involve research, development and execution of a finished fashion design portfolio. Students will create a physical and electronic portfolio for the global marketplace.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is FASH and classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: FASH 314 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 466 Business of Fashion 3.0 Credits

Presents the following topics in seminar fashion merchandising, retail distribution, interpreting consumer demand, merchandise assortment planning, unit and inventory control and pricing, fashion marketing and manufacturing, including the marketing process, components of the fashion industry, market evaluation, demographic and psychological factors, manufacturing components and processes, and case studies.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is FASH and classification is Senior.

FASH 491 Collection I 4.0 Credits

The second of a three-part series in which the student develops the senior collection. Requires the student to demonstrate the synthesis of a personal aesthetic and technical acumen.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: FASH 352 [Min Grade: D] or FASH 355 [Min Grade: D]

FASH 492 Collection II 3.0 Credits

Requires completion of senior collection and presentation in student fashion show.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FASH 491 [Min Grade: D]

FASH I199 Independent Study in Fashion Design 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FASH I299 Independent Study in Fashion Design 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FASH I399 Independent Study in Fashion Design 0.5-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FASH I499 Independent Study in Fashion Design 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FASH T180 Special Topics in Fashion Design 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FASH T280 Special Topics in Fashion Design 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FASH T380 Special Topics in Fashion Design 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FASH T480 Special Topics in Fashion Design 0.5-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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