FMAD Fash Merchan/Apparel Des

FMAD   1234   Apparel I

3 Credit Hours.   0,1 Lecture Hours.   0,4 Lab Hours.

A study of selection, fit and care of wearing apparel with the primary focus on custom garments. Experiences include traditional and contemporary methods of apparel construction.

FMAD   2130   Understanding Aesthetics

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An in-depth investigation of and a review of contemporary trends and issues of aesthetics and how aesthetics applies to the roles of the fashion/apparel industry professional.

FMAD   2230   Social and Psychological Aspects of Clothing

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The cultural, social, psychological, and economic aspects of clothing which affect the selection and usage of clothing by the consumer.

FMAD   3030   Selected Topics

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Scheduled on an infrequent basis to explore special areas in Fashion and Apparel and will carry subtitle.

FMAD   3231   Fashion Fundamentals

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey course of the fashion industry. Fashion terminology, influential designers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, influences on fashion, leading fashion centers, auxiliary fashion enterprises, career opportunities and current trends in merchandising are discussed.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   1234, FMAD   2230, LSTD   2106.

FMAD   3232   Principles of Merchandising

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of the processes required to bring consumer goods to the marketplace. The retail buyer's role is explored in the selection process at the wholesale market, resource development, assessment of quality of goods and classification merchandising.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   3231.

FMAD   3233   Visual Merchandising

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Principles and applications of the visual presentation of merchandise including display, design and materials appropriate to a store's image.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   3232.

FMAD   3234   Textiles

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Emphasizes the fiber characteristics, fabric properties, and manufacturing processes that affect the selection, use, and care of textile goods.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   3231.

FMAD   3235   History of Costume

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Chronological survey of the development and characteristics of historic costume from the ancient Egyptian culture to the present.

FMAD   3236   Apparel II

3 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   4 Lab Hours.

Investigates the art principles as they relate to apparel selection and the importance of quality and price in wardrobe selection. The student gains experience in advanced construction skills necessary to manipulate current fashion fabrics into a garment.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FMAD   1234.

FMAD   3237   Apparel Analysis

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An in-depth investigation of the development, production, and comparison of wearing apparel. Focus on the structural, functional and decorative aspects of apparel. Emphasis on sourcing of companies and materials, costing of product line, and comparing design and manufacturing techniques that affect price, quality, and size of apparel.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   1234.

FMAD   3239   Fashion Illustration

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Techniques in fashion illustration and technical drawing for application in the fashion industry.

FMAD   3330   Global Apparel and Textile Production

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Analysis of social responsibility, economics, cultural values, and trade policy on the global production, distribution, and consumption of apparel and textile products. Prequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FMAD   3231.

FMAD   4231   Apparel Design Analysis I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Application of principles involved in designing apparel using flat pattern techniques.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   3236.

FMAD   4232   Apparel Design Analysis II

3 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Application of principles involved in designing apparel using draping techniques.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   3236.

FMAD   4234   Fashion Presentation and Promotion

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Principles and practice of merchandise presentation and promotion at the wholesale and retail levels. Experience in planning, executing, and evaluating fashion promotions.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   3232 or Permission of Instructor.

FMAD   4235   Computer-Aided Design

3 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Investigation and application of computer technology in textile design, apparel design and apparel design and apparel manufacturing.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   1234 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

FMAD   4236   Fashion Study Tour

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Supervised field study which includes an integrative study of the fashion industry. Visits include historic costume collections, wholesale showrooms, auxiliary fashion enterprises and noted retail stores. Seminars on campus and at pre-arranged appointments during tour dates. While planned specifically for Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design majors, other interested persons who qualify for Admission may participate.

Prerequisite(s): FMAD   3231 or Permission of Instructor.

FMAD   4630   Professional Seminar in Fashion

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

To prepare Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design students for professional practice in their major emphasis area. This course focuses on professional development, portfolio development, fashion industry-based knowledge and skills assessment. Strategies for acquiring an internship and/or employment are also explored.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in all of the following: FMAD   3231, FMAD   3234, FMAD   3235 and FMAD   3237.

FMAD   4790   Internship in FMAD

12 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Supervised work-study program in fashion and apparel industry selected by the student and preapproved by the student's advisor. Students will work full-time for the entire semester while enrolled in the internship program. Students must agree to abide by regulations governing all employees of the sponsor.

Prerequisite(s): 2.0 GPA and approval of instructor.

FMAD   4899   Directed Individual Study

1-6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the opportunity to investigate an area of interest under the direction of a faculty mentor.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Instructor.