2005-2007 Academic Catalog
Department: Family, Consumer and Nutritional Sciences
Department Chair: Debra Sheats
Program Options: B.A., B.S.
St. Kate’s apparel design major prepares you for careers in the fashion and apparel industry as it relates to apparel design. In addition to apparel design courses, you will complete an art minor. You will be prepared for careers in theatrical, technical and ready-to-wear/custom design. You can take advantage of the opportunity to study for a semester or year at the London College of Fashion, Acadia Fashion Institute in Florence or other approved study-abroad programs.
You may want to participate in 18-21 day off-campus study courses in either Boston/New York City or Paris/Milan/London. On these trips, you will experience first-hand discussion with fashion designers, trend and color forecasters, costume designers for Broadway or the London Theater, fashion magazine editors, buyers, textile wholesalers and manufacturers. You also will attend fashion exhibitions and view collections at major museums.
As an entering first year student you will be eligible for one of two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 per year for four years. To compete for this scholarship, you must:
• Maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average
• Participate in extracurricular activities
• Apply and be accepted to St Kate’s by February 15
See also: Fashion Merchandising.
FASH 2050 Textiles with Lab
FASH 2100 Apparel Construction and Analysis
FASH 2150 Sociocultural Aspects of Clothing
FASH 3100 History of Costume
FASH 4100 History of Fashion
APPD 3050 Advanced Construction Methods
APPD 3150 Patternmaking I
APPD 4050 Fashion Illustration
APPD 4150 Patternmaking II
APPD 4800 Apparel Design Seminar
Required art minor:
ART 1000 Two-Dimensional Design
ART 1010 Three-Dimensional Design
ART 1200 Drawing
ART 2150 Color
ART 2250 Art and Technology
ARTH 1110 Introduction to Art History: Renaissance Through Modern
Recommended supporting courses:
MRCH 3200 Technical Garment Analysis
APPD 4604 Internship
Apparel design majors satisfy the Writing Requirement for Majors by completing FASH 2150. You complete the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Writing Requirement with three other writing intensive courses (CORE 1000 and CORE 3990, and one other writing intensive course in this or another department).
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