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Fashion/Study Abroad

Department of Art
Park Street Art and Music Complex
793 Park Street, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
Telephone: (404) 880-8122 Fax: (404) 880-6175


International Study Opportunities

The department encourages students to consider studying in a foreign country as part of an overall educational experience. Study abroad creates unique opportunities for intellectual and personal growth. Students from the department have studied in (but are not limited to) London, Paris, Provence, Milan and Florence in recent years. Please contact the Office of the Director of Study Abroad for additional information on possible locations for study and strategies to fund these opportunities.

Sample Plans of Study for International Study Abroad

B.A. in Fashion Design/Merchandising with a Concentration in Design (123 hours)

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester: 16 hours
ART 101 Art Foundation I 3
BIO-C 101 Biological Science 3
ENG-C 105 English Composition 3
MAT-C103 Algebra I 3
GED-C 100 First Year Seminar I 1
SOC-C Social Science Req. 3

Spring Semester: 16 hours
ART 102 Art Foundation II 3
PHY-C 102 Physical Science 3
ENG-C 106 English Composition II 3
MAT-C 104 Algebra II 3
GED-C 101 First Year Seminar II 1
CIS-C 101 Info Tech & Comp. Appl. 3


SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester: 15 hours
ART 201 Drawing I 3
CFAS 210 Principles of FashIndustry 3
ENG-C 201/202 World Literature 3
CFAS 240 Apparel Construction I 3
HIS-C 201 U.S.,Africa&World 3

Spring Semester: 16 hours
CFAS 237 Fashion Illustration 3
CFAS 230 Textiles 3
CFAS 340 Apparel Construction II 3
HIS-C 202 U.S.,Africa&World 3
CFAS 250 Visual Merchandising 3
PED-C 101/2 Phys.Ed. Req. 1

THIRD YEAR (Study Abroad Option*)

Fall Semester: Study Abroad (15 hours)
Cultural Studies equivalent to: 3
CHUM Humanities Req.
CAD Course equal to: 3
CART 277 Computer Imaging Basics
History of Apparel equal to: 3
CFAS 220 History of Costume
Patternmaking equivalent to: 3
CFAS 310 Flat Pattern
Foreign Language Req. I 3

Spring Semester: 15 hours
CFAS 320 Draping 3
STA-C 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
CFAS 360 Fashion Apparel CAD** 3
Foreign Language Req. II 3
PSY-C 211 General Psychology 3



FOURTH YEAR

Fall Semester: 15 hours
CFAS 440 Retail Management 3
CFAS 350 Fashion Accessory Design 3
Fashion Elective 3
PHI/REL Philosophy/Religion Req. 3
Open Elective 3

Spring Semester: 15 hours
CFAS 420 Fashion Show Production 3
CFAS 480 Internship 3
CFAS 410 Fashion Design Senior Col. 3
CFAS 450 Fashion Design Portfolio 3
Open Elective 3

* Should the courses listed not be available consult the department for appropriate substitutions. It is also possible to study abroad for the entire Junior year. Please consult the department and the Study Abroad Office to complete your curricular plans.

B.A. in Fashion Design/Merchandising with a Concentration in Merchandising (123 hours)


FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester: 16 hours
ART 101 Art Foundation I 3
BIO-C 101 Biological Science 3
ENG-C 105 English Composition 3
MAT-C103 Algebra I 3
GED-C 100 First Year Seminar I 1
SOC-C Social Science Req. 3

Spring Semester: 16 hours
ART 102 Art Foundation II 3
PHY-C 102 Physical Science 3
ENG-C 106 English Composition II 3
MAT-C 104 Algebra II 3
GED-C 101 First Year Seminar II 1
CIS-C 101 Info Tech & Comp. Appl. 3

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester: 18 hours
HIS-C 201 U.S.,Africa&World 3
CFAS 210 Principles of Fash Industry 3
ENG-C 201/202 World Literature 3
CART 277 Computer Imaging Basics 3
STA-C 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
CFAS 201 Creative Fash Presentation 3

Spring Semester: 16 hours
PSY-C 211 General Psychology 3
CFAS 230 Textiles 3
PHI/REL Philosophy/Religion Req. 3
HIS-C 202 U.S., Africa&World 3
CFAS 250 Visual Merchandising 3
PED-C 101/2 Phys.Ed. Req. 1


THIRD YEAR (Study Abroad Option*)

Fall Semester: 15 hours
Merchandising equivalent to: 3
CFAS 325 Wardrobe and Styling
Fashion Elective 3
History of Apparel equal to: 3
CFAS 220 History of Costume
Merchandising equivalent to: 3
CFAS 401 Retail Mathematics
Foreign Language Req. I 3

Spring Semester: 15 hours
CFAS 402 Fashion Buying & Planning 3
HUM-C Humanities Req. 3
CFAS 314 Promotional Planning Str. 3
Foreign Language Req. II 3
Open Elective 3


FOURTH YEAR

Fall Semester: 15 hours
CFAS 440 Retail Management 3
CFAS 430 Trend Forecasting 3
Fashion Elective 3
Open Elective 3
Open Elective 3

Spring Semester: 15 hours
CFAS 420 Fashion Show Production 3
CFAS 480 Internship 3
CFAS 425 Case Stud. in Fas Marketing 3
CFAS 490 Fash Merch Senior Seminar 3
Open Elective 3


* Should the courses listed not be available consult the department for appropriate substitutions. It is also possible to study abroad for the entire Junior year. Please consult the department and the Study Abroad Office to complete your curricular plans.