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    North Carolina Central University
  Nov 20, 2017
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

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 3.0 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

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.

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

Spring Semester

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 125

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours
* General Education Curriculum (GEC) - 41  
+ Family & Consumer Sciences Required Courses - 12  

= Textiles and Apparel Required Courses

% Non-departmental Required Courses





# Minor Electives - 21  

(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

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