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.
Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree in Merchandise Product Development, Fashion Design, or Apparel Industry Management from FIDM, or a prior Associate's degree in a related field from another accredited college or university. Additional requirements may apply.
One-on-one advisement is available to students from other FIDM Majors to consider eligibility for special admissions to this program. Contact the appropriate department chairperson.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Studies in Leadership
Principles of Kinesiology
Principles of Kinesiology Lab
Principles of Chemistry
World Political History
Writing for Business Professionals
Issues in Contemporary Society
Garment Construction & Analysis
Pattern & Fit Analysis
Quality Assurance in Technical Design
Computerized Patternmaking Applications
Advanced Technical Illustration I
Advanced Technical Illustration II
3-D Pattern Making
Production Pattern Drafting
Trim Development & Application
Sustainable Practices in Design
Supply Chain & Lifecycle Planning
Design Thinking: Research & Ideation
Prototype Development & Analysis (6 hours)
Design Thinking: Implementation
Technical & Performance Textiles
Denim Development & Finishing
Total Units of Credit: 91
This program starts each Summer and Fall on the Los Angeles campus.