2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 06, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fashion Design, BFA

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Todd Conover, Department of Design,
The Warehouse,315-443-2455, tdconove@syr.edu


Todd Conover, Eileen Gosson, Jeffrey Mayer, Nguyen Long Nam To


The curriculum of the B.F.A. degree program in Fashion Design includes the basic skills of construction, flat pattern, draping, and presentation, all with an emphasis on design. Important related topics include textiles, fashion drawing, fashion marketing, and computer-assisted design. Students learn to develop their ideas on paper, then translate them through pattern skills into three-dimensional forms and, finally, into finished designs. Academic requirements and electives balance studio and didactic courses each semester.

Program Requirements

Academic Electives: 21 credits

  • Six credits must be in FAS courses

Studio Electives: 27 credits

  • Six credits must be in TXT courses

Study Abroad

The fashion design program has connections with the London College of Fashion. Students may apply, and pending a successful application and meeting program requirements, spend a semester abroad in this program during their junior year. Please refer to the SUAbroad website for eligibility and application criteria.

Total Credits Required: 121

Degree Awarded: BFA in Fashion Design

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