BS Three-Year Degree Plan: Fashion Design and Product Development

This is a model for a three-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based off factors such as college credit earned in high school, you choice of general education courses, and placement in Math and English.

This degree program can be completed in nine semesters, which includes three summer semesters.

Choose electives in consultation with your advisor that will enhance your intended career goals.

 Check out the course rotation before scheduling your classes.

This is a model three-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education electives and placement in English and Mathematics.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 or UHC 110 2
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 130 or Higher 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
MFD 101 Introduction to Fashion 1
MFD 103 Introduction to Fashion Construction 3
MFD 210 Computer Imagery in the Fashion Industry 3
Total hours17

Second Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
MFD 201 History of Fashion 3
MFD 202 Fashion Textiles 3
MFD 301 Introduction to Product Development 3
MFD 270 Advanced Fashion Construction 3
Total hours18

Third Semester (Summer)

CoursesHours
ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions 3
Natural World 4
Total hours7

Fourth Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
Natural World 4
General Education 3
MFD 201 History of Fashion 3
MFD 306 Merchandising Mathematics 3
MFD 370 Flat Pattern 3
Total hours16-18

Fifth Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Self-Understanding: Creativity & Vision Perspective 3
MFD 301 Introduction to Product Development 3
MFD 303 Evaluation of Product Quality 3
MFD 371 Draping 3
Total hours18

Sixth Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
Elective(s) 18
MFD 304 Application of Product Development 3
MFD 305 Pre-Internship Seminar 1
MFD 306 Merchandising Mathematics 3
MFD 372 Fashion Illustration 3
MFD 470 Design Challenges 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Total hours16

Seventh Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
HST 121 or HST 122 3
MKT 351 Consumer Market Behavior 3
MFD 570 Senior Collection 3
Elective(s) 9
Total hours18

Eighth Semester (Summer)

CoursesHours
MFD 402 Internship in Fashion Design 4-6
MFD 403 Post-Internship 2
Elective(s) 3
Total hours9-11
Special course notices Summer semesters over 10 ho