The following are the required courses for this major. Students who attend Orientation and meet with the Education Department can obtain personalized academic counseling to complete the program. Transfer credits, changes in curriculum, and other factors may affect the academic plan for individual students. The FIDM Education Department can provide additional information.
Introduction to Footwear Design
Sketching for Footwear Design
Technical Sketching for Footwear Design
History of Footwear
Pattern Drafting for Footwear (6 Hours*)
Introduction to 3D Design
Design & Technical Specification for Footwear I
Design & Technical Specification for Footwear II
3-D Design Applications
Special Projects in Footwear
History of Design
Global Trade Dynamics
Marketing & Brand Development
Trends and Fashion Forecasting
The Retail Environment
Excel for Business Applications
Introduction to Photoshop
Introduction to Illustrator
Total Units of Credit: 60
* Three (3)-hour lab included in 6 hours.
Some programs offered may require completion of a second year at the Los Angeles or San Francisco campus. Please contact the campus for details.