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

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Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 165   
Major: 111 sch        

FASHDESGN.BA/MARKETING.BBA            CIP Code: 50.0407.00/52.1401.00


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. 

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42
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 Trade (GP)3
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 45 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 3313Business Analytics3
BUS 3533Management Information Systems3
BUS 4093Principles of Selling3
BUS 4113Marketing Research3
BUS 4213Consumer Behavior3
BUS 4333Business Policy3
BUS 4393Marketing Analytics3
BUS 4553Advanced Marketing3
BUS 4563Operations Management3
Total Semester Credit Hours45
Additional Program Requirements
ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art3
ART 2303Figure Drawing3
CSCI 2433Microcomputer Applications3
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 6 hours of Math from among MATH 1703 and MATH 2203; hours taken substitute for BUS 4093 in major requirements)
Business Analysis I
Total Semester Credit Hours12

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
FT 1013Principles and Techniques of Design Construction 3
FT 1083Fashion Aesthetics, Products, and Industries 3
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 1703 or MATH 2203 are strongly advised)2
 Semester Credit Hours 18
FT 1073Textiles 3
FT 2013Fundamentals of Fashion Sketching 3
FT 2113Techniques of Pattern Design 3
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 1703 or MATH 2203 are strongly advised)3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
 Semester Credit Hours 6
Second Year
FT 2033Principles of Fashion Marketing HECO 23113
FT 2403Mass Production Techniques 3
BUS 3313Business Analytics 3
ART 2303Figure Drawing ARTS 23233
CSCI 2433Microcomputer Applications BCIS 1301, COSC 13013
Life/Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
FT 3403Draping and Couture Techniques 3
BUS 2043Fundamentals of Accounting I ACCT 2301, ACCT 24013
BUS 3003Principles of Management 3
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics 3
BUS 3113Principles of Marketing 3
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art 3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
Language, Philosophy, and Cuture Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core (Fashion Program-suggested core courses of ECO 1013 or ECO 1023 are strongly advised)3
 Semester Credit Hours 6
Third Year
FT 3043 (GP)Global Production and Trade 3
FT 3103Merchandise Planning and Control 3
FT 3303Menswear Design and Production 3
FT 4303Computers in Fashion Design 3
FT 4403Contemporary Tailored Design 3
BUS 2053Fundamentals of Accounting II ACCT 2302, ACCT 24023
 Semester Credit Hours 18
FT 3113Advanced Techniques of Pattern Design 3
FT 4603Fashion Event Planning and Production 3
BUS 4093Principles of Selling 3
BUS 4113Marketing Research 3
BUS 4213Consumer Behavior 3
Life/Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 3
Fourth Year
FT 3013History of Costume 3
FT 3063Fashion Promotion 3
FT 4033Fashion Portfolio Development 3
BUS 3533Management Information Systems 3
BUS 4563Operations Management 3
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
FT 3023Career Development Strategies 3
FT 4213Collection Design and Development 3
BUS 3053Business Finance 3
BUS 4333Business Policy 3
BUS 4393Marketing Analytics 3
BUS 4553Advanced Marketing 3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
FT 4966Internship in Fashion Design 6
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  165

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.