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Accessories Design - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Program - Fall 2011 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2011 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

Semester 5
MAJOR AREA LD 228 Accessories Computer Design I 2
LD 332 Theatrical and Character Footwear 3
LD 342 Zippered Handbags 2.5
RELATED AREA FA 203 Drawing for Accessories 1.5
LIBERAL ARTS HA 344 History of Western Costume 3
SS 376 Clothing and Society 3

Semester 6
MAJOR AREA LD 331 Athletic Footwear Design 3
LD 341 Experimental Handbag Techniques 3
RELATED AREA FF 341 Computer Art for Access. Design 1.5
FS 341 Fabrics In Fashion: 1860-Present 3
SD 481 Screen Printing: Scarves 2
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Other World Civ.* G9 3

Semester 7
MAJOR AREA LD 333 Non-Traditional Footwear 3
LD 451 Sport Bags and Carrying Gear 3
LD 471 The Accessories Industry 2
RELATED AREA JD 231 Objects Design and Rendering 1.5
or PK 303 Packaging Design for Accessories 2
LIBERAL ARTS EN 322 Prof. Writing in Art & Design 3
choice see Foreign Language* G8 3.5

Semester 8
MAJOR AREA LD 491 Accessories Design Senior Project 3
LD 492 Portfolio Development 2.5
RELATED AREA IC 498 Sr. Internship D: Career Planning 4
LIBERAL ARTS choice see American History* G10 3
choice see Foreign Language* 3-3.5

TOTAL Minimum Required

MAJOR AREA: 27 credits
RELATED AREA: 13.5-14 credits
LIBERAL ARTS: 21.5-22 credits
TOTAL Minimum Required: 62 credits


A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements (see www.fitnyc.edu/gened).

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
CHOICE of EN 271 or 272, or LA 221 or 392 (any one of these meets 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).

Other World Civilizations: 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 121, 221, 223, 224, 225, or 226 (any one of these meets G9).

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