Undergraduate Degree - Apparel and Textiles

Program:
Apparel and Textiles
Program Code:
5676 Apparel and Textiles
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
Start Term:
FS08
Department:
Department of Art, Art History, and Design
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Art, Art History, and Design

Undergraduate Programs
Apparel and Textiles

The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Apparel and Textiles provides students with a foundation in art; art history and visual culture; design technology; textile materials; the historical and cultural aspects of dress and textiles; and their context within the global economy.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Apparel and Textiles

  1. The University requirements for bachelor’s degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog, 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Apparel and Textiles.

    The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Apparel and Textiles major is met by completing Apparel and Textile Design 439.
  2. The requirements of the College of Arts and Letters for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

    The completion of requirement 3. a. below satisfies one of the cognate requirements for the College of Arts and Letters.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
                 
  a. All of the following courses (12 credits):  
    STA 110 Drawing I     3
    STA 112 Art and Design: Concepts and Practices 3
    STA 113 Color and Design 3
    STA 114 Three-Dimensional Form 3
  b. All of the following courses (19 credits):  
    ATD 111 Basic Apparel Structuring 1
    ATD 121 Explorations in Apparel and Textile Design 3
    ATD 222 Structuring, Couture and Tailored Garments 4
    ATD 231 Textile Materials 4
    ATD 323 Apparel Pattern Design 4
    ATD 439 Portfolio Development and Exhibition (W) 3
  c. Apparel and Textile Design electives: Additional credits in Apparel and Textile Design courses as needed to meet the requirement of at least 36, but not more than 40, credits in the major. Electives may be chosen from the following (8 to 12 credits):  
    ATD 325 Design by Draping 4
    ATD 332 Textile Design 4
    ATD 335 Design Development and Presentation 4
    ATD 423 Design Methods and Approaches 4
    ATD 424 Specialized Design 4
    ATD 427 Knitwear Design 4
    ATD 428 Design Studio 4
    ATD 490 Independent Study 1 to 6
    ATD 491A Special Topics in Apparel 1 to 3
    ATD 491T Special Topics in Textiles 1 to 3
    ATD 493 Internship in Apparel and Textiles 1 to 6
  d. Art History and Visual Culture    
    Complete three courses from the following (9 credits):  
    (1) The following course (3 credits):  
      ATD 426 History of Dress and Textiles 3
    (2) One of the following courses (3 credits):  
      ATD 430 Dress, Culture and Human Behavior 3
      ATD 431 Global Context for Sustainable Design 3
    (3) One History of Art course at the 100-200 level.  

Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Apparel and Textiles, BA (5676)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Drawing
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Drawing: 1 course from STA110

Requirement 12: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Art and Design
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Art and Design: 1 course from STA112

Requirement 13: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Color and Design
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Color and Design: 1 course from STA113

Requirement 14: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Three-Dimensional Form
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Three-Dimensional Form: 1 course from STA114

Requirement 15: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Basic Apparel Structuring
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Basic Apparel Structuring: 1 course from ATD111

Requirement 16: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Explorations
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Explorations: 1 course from ATD121

Requirement 17: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Structuring
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Structuring: 1 course from ATD222

Requirement 18: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Materials and Design
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Materials and Design: 1 course from ATD231

Requirement 19: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Apparel Pattern Design
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Apparel Pattern Design: 1 course from ATD323

Requirement 20: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Portfolio - Tier II Writing
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Portfolio - Tier II Writing: 1 course from ATD439

Requirement 21: Major - Apparel and Textiles - Major Electives
Major - Apparel and Textiles - Major Electives: 12 credits from ATD325, ATD332, ATD335, ATD423, ATD424, ATD427, ATD428, ATD490, ATD491A, ATD491T, ATD493

Requirement 22: Major - Apparel and Textiles - History of Art
Major - Apparel and Textiles - History of Art: A total 9 credits
At least 3 credits from ATD426
At least 3 credits from ATD430, ATD431
At least 3 credits from from History of Art Courses at the 100-200 level

Requirement 23: College - Arts and Letters - Non Arts and Letters Cognate
College - Arts and Letters - Non Arts and Letters Cognate: 12 credits from Courses in a cognate. One 300-400 level course of at least 3 credits must be included between the Open Cognate and the Non Arts & Letters Cognate. Both the cognate and the courses must be approved by the student's academic advisor.

Requirement 24: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses at the 300 level and above.

Requirement 25: College - Arts and Letters - Second Language
College - Arts and Letters - Second Language: 1 course from a second year foreign language course demonstrating competency in a foreign language.

Requirement 26: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 27: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.