Oct 15, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Family and Consumer Sciences, Apparel Design Specialization, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


The concentration in Apparel Design includes course work in merchandising and apparel design, with supporting courses in art, business, and dramatic art. Students successfully completing this program pursue careers in buying, apparel and visual merchandising, retail sales and management, designing, and product development and also graduate/professional schools in the textiles and apparel field.

1. 120 Credit Hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better.  The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.  Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshmen and sophomore years:  complete General Education Curriculum  required by the University as detailed on the four-year course of study.

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


After having completed CLTX 3020  or CLTX 4410  students are required to develop a line/collection of garments and present in the annual fashion design competition.

Program Notes:


Students must complete and pass, with a ‘C’ or better, in all CLTX courses or will have to repeat.

It is strongly recommended that all freshmen and sophomore students contact the Area Coordinator before registering for any CLTX courses.

CLTX 3020 , CLTX 4410 , CLTX 4510 , and CLTX 4520  may be taken in any order.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Family and Consumer Sciences Specialization in Apparel Design

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

*  MFL Level II (3)

*  MATH GEC Requirement (3)

UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

* SCI GEC Science Requirement (3) 

+  FCSC 1000  -  Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*  MATH GEC Requirement (3)

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

=  CLTX 2420  -  Clothing and People ( 3 )  

# Minor Elective (3)

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

*  MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )   (SI)

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  or

* HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

=  CLTX 2510  -  Consumer Textiles ( 3 )  

ARTF 2110  -  Drawing I ( 3 )  

#  Minor Elective (3)

Spring Semester

*  SCI GEC Requirement (3/4)

*  HUM GEC Requirement (2/3)

+  FOOD 2300  -  Nutrition and Health Promotion ( 3 )  

=  CLTX 2410  -  Apparel Construction and Management ( 3 )  

=  CLTX 2620  -  History of Costume ( 3 )  

Junior Year

Fall Semester

=  CLTX 3010  -  Fashion Illustration ( 3 )  

=  CLTX 3020  -  Apparel Design I ( 3 )  

=  ECON 2200  -  Principles of Macroeconomics ( 3 )   or

ECON 2100  -  Principles of Microeconomics ( 3 )  

=  CLTX 3820  -  Fashion Buying ( 3 )  

=  CLTX 4510  -  Fashion Merchandising I ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

ARTF 2150  -  Computer Graphics Studio ( 4 )  

=  CLTX 3030  -  Apparel CAD ( 3 )  

=  CLTX 4520  -  Fashion Merchandising II ( 3 )  

=  CLTX 4410  -  Apparel Design II ( 3 )  

*  GEC Social Sci Requirement (3)

Senior Year

Fall Semester

=  CLTX 4420  -  Tailoring ( 3 )  (E)

=  CLTX 4550  -  Trends in Textiles and Apparel ( 3 )  

+  FCSC 4200  -  Family and Social Systems ( 3 )  

+  FCSC 4900  -  Senior Seminar in Human Sciences ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

=  CLTX 4400  -  Internship in Professional Practice ( 6 )  (WI)

# Minor Elective (3)

# Minor Elective (3)

# Minor Elective (3)

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 120

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum (GEC)-30 

+ Family & Consumer Sciences Required Courses-12 

= Apparel Design Required Courses - 45

% Apparel Design electives- 10

# Minor Electives-17  

(E) Even Years

< Students must pass a specialty area competency exam prior to enrolling in Professional Practice or have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in major courses.

(SI) = Speaking Intensive; (WI) = Writing Intensive

Suggested Electives:

ARTF 2110  -  Drawing I ( 3 )  

ARTF 2150  

CLTX 2430  -  Apparel Alterations ( 3 )  

CLTX 3020  -  Apparel Design I ( ( )  

CLTX 3030  -  Apparel CAD ( 3 )  

CLTX 3110  -  Textiles and Designs for Interiors ( 3 )  

CLTX 4550  -  Trends in Textiles and Apparel ( 3 )  

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