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Technical Design - Bachelor of Science Degree Program - Fall 2010 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2010 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

Semester 5
MAJOR AREA TC 311 Production Pattern Dev. I 2
TC 321 Computerized Pattern Dev. 2
RELATED AREA MG 314 Mfg. Process Analysis 2
TS 301 Advanced Textiles 2.5
LIBERAL ARTS EN 321 Business Writing 3
MA 321 Data Analysis for Business App.* 3
SS 141 Macroeconomics   See Note** 3

Semester 6
MAJOR AREA TC 312 Production Pattern Dev. II 2
TC 322 Computerized Grading, Marking & Specs 3
TC 341 Tech Design I - Wovens 2
LIBERAL ARTS SC 032 Color Science Laboratory 1
SC 332 Color and Light 3
SS 242 Microeconomics 3
choice see American History* G10 3

Semester 7
MAJOR AREA TC 421 Computerized Pattern/Fit Corrections 2
TC 441 Tech Design II - Stretch 2
TC 451 Production & Tech. Design 2
RELATED AREA FM 302 Merchandising for Tech. Design 2
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Foreign Language* G8 3.5
choice see Humanities* G7 3
SS 343 Labor Economics 3
 or SS 443 International Economics 3

Semester 8
MAJOR AREA TC 491 Tech Design Senior Project 2.5
IC 497 Sr. Internship C: Career Planning 3
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Foreign Language* 3-3.5
SS 354 Comparative Political Systems G9 3
 or SS 374 Cross-cultural Studies G9 3
choice Liberal Arts elective 3

Total Credit Requirements   
 Major Area:  22.5 
 Related Areas:  6.5
 Liberal Arts: 37.5-38
 Total Credits: 66.5


A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements.
G1 Basic Communication; G2 Math; G3 Science; G4 Social Science; G5 Western Civilization; G6 Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.


American History: 3 credits
Any course that meets Gen. Ed. American History requirement (G10).

Foreign Language: 6.5-7 credits
Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must be a 3.5 credit non- conversational course (G8).

Humanities:  3 credits
CHOICE of any course that meets Gen. Ed. Humanities requirement (G7).

If MA 222 was not previously taken, students must take MA 222 in 5th semester and MA 321 in 8th semester, in place of the Liberal Arts elective. Arithmetic proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 222. Algebra proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 321.

If SS 141 was previously taken, student must take another 3-credit Liberal Arts course.

Students must complete the following courses prior to fifth semester: AR 101, (AR 215 or FF 242), (FD 111 or DP 111), (FD 121 or PM 121), FD 131, and (FD 241 or MG 252 completed Spring 2008 or later), MG 153, and TS 111. 

Students (other than those who have completed the Fashion Design AAS or the Patternmaking AAS) are recommended to take a free elective of FD 221 or PM 122.

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