Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design and Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

165 semester credit hours.

Major

108 semester credit hours.

Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design and Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing - Dual Degree Program of Study

The B.A. in Fashion Design and B.B.A. in Marketing dual degree program prepares graduates to work in the design and production components of the fashion industry while applying the broad range of consumer and marketing knowledge that is desirable for leadership and management positions within corporate design and production environments.  In addition to the Core Curriculum Requirements that can be found elsewhere in this catalog, listed below are the Fashion Design Courses Required, Business Courses Required, and the Additional Program Requirements for completion of the B.A. in Fashion Design and B.B.A. in Marketing dual degree program.  Also shown below is the Suggested Rotation of Courses for completion of the dual degree program in four years.

Fashion Design Courses Required

Within the fashion design courses required, 39 of the 66 required hours must be upper-level semester credit hours.

FT 1013Principles and Techniques of Design Construction3
FT 1073Textiles3
FT 1083Fashion Aesthetics, Products, and Industries3
FT 2013Fundamentals of Fashion Sketching3
FT 2033Principles of Fashion Marketing3
FT 2113Techniques of Pattern Design3
FT 2403Mass Production Techniques3
FT 3013History of Costume3
FT 3023Career Development Strategies3
FT 3043Global Production and Trade3
FT 3063Fashion Promotion3
FT 3103Merchandise Planning and Control3
FT 3113Advanced Techniques of Pattern Design3
FT 3303Menswear Design and Production3
FT 3403Draping and Couture Techniques3
FT 4033Fashion Portfolio Development3
FT 4213Collection Design and Development3
FT 4303Computers in Fashion Design3
FT 4403Contemporary Tailored Design3
FT 4603Fashion Event Planning and Production3
FT 4966Internship in Fashion Design6
Total Semester Credit Hours66

Business Courses Required

Within the business courses required, 30 of the 42 required hours must be upper-level semester credit hours.

BUS 2043Fundamentals of Accounting I3
BUS 2053Fundamentals of Accounting II3
BUS 3003Principles of Management3
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics3
BUS 3053Business Finance3
BUS 3113Principles of Marketing3
BUS 3533Management Information Systems3
BUS 4063Retailing3
BUS 4093Principles of Selling3
BUS 4113Marketing Research3
BUS 4213Consumer Behavior3
BUS 4333Business Policy3
BUS 4503Internet Marketing3
BUS 4553Advanced Marketing3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Additional Program Requirements

ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art3
ART 2303Figure Drawing3
CSCI 2433Microcomputer Applications3
MATH 2203Business Analysis I3
The Additional Program Requirements listed below apply ONLY if not completed through program-suggested general core requirements.
Principles of Microeconomics (if not completed through general core requirements; the degree requires the completion of 3 hours of Economics from among ECO 1013 and ECO 1023; hours taken substitute for BUS 4093 in major requirements)
Principles of Macroeconomics
Elementary Statistics I (if not completed through core requirements; the degree requires the completion of 9 horus of Math from among MATH 1013, MATH 1703, MATH 1713, and MATH 2203; hours taken substitute for BUS 4093 in minor requirements)
Financial and Quantitative Literacy
Total Semester Credit Hours15

Suggested Rotation of Courses

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
FT 1013Principles and Techniques of Design Construction HECO 13283
FT 1083Fashion Aesthetics, Products, and Industries3
ART 1303Basic Drawing ARTS 13163
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core (Fashion Program-suggested courses of MATH 1013, MATH 1703, or MATH 2203 are strongly advised)2
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SpringTCCN
FT 1073Textiles HECO 13203
FT 2013Fundamentals of Fashion Sketching3
FT 2113Techniques of Pattern Design3
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Mathematics Core (Fashion Program-suggested courses of MATH 1013, MATH 1703, or MATH 2203 are strongly advised)3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SummerTCCN
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
 Semester Credit Hours 6
Second Year
FallTCCN
FT 2033Principles of Fashion Marketing HECO 23113
FT 2403Mass Production Techniques3
ART 2303Figure Drawing ARTS 23233
CSCI 2433Microcomputer Applications BCIS 1301, COSC 13013
MATH 2203Business Analysis I MATH 13243
Life/Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SpringTCCN
FT 3403Draping and Couture Techniques3
BUS 2043Fundamentals of Accounting I ACCT 2301, ACCT 24013
BUS 3003Principles of Management3
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics3
BUS 3113Principles of Marketing3
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SummerTCCN
Language, Philosophy, and Cuture Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core (Fashoin Program-suggested core courses of ECO 1013 or ECO 1023 are strongly advised)3
 Semester Credit Hours 6
Third Year
FallTCCN
FT 3043 (GP)Global Production and Trade3
FT 3103Merchandise Planning and Control3
FT 3303Menswear Design and Production3
FT 4303Computers in Fashion Design3
FT 4403Contemporary Tailored Design3
BUS 2053Fundamentals of Accounting II ACCT 2302, ACCT 24023
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SpringTCCN
FT 3113Advanced Techniques of Pattern Design3
FT 4603Fashion Event Planning and Production3
BUS 4093Principles of Selling3
BUS 4113Marketing Research3
BUS 4213Consumer Behavior3
Life/Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SummerTCCN
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 3
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
FT 3013History of Costume3
FT 3063Fashion Promotion3
FT 4033Fashion Portfolio Development3
BUS 3533Management Information Systems3
BUS 4503Internet Marketing3
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SpringTCCN
FT 3023Career Development Strategies3
FT 4213Collection Design and Development3
BUS 3053Business Finance3
BUS 4063Retailing3
BUS 4333Business Policy3
BUS 4553Advanced Marketing3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SummerTCCN
FT 4966Internship in Fashion Design6
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  165

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.