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Apparel Design and Manufacturing (ADM)

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1000 Level Courses

1301. Introduction to Apparel Design (3). Corequisite: ADM 1303. Overview of apparel design room practices. Emphasis on the business, art, and craft of apparel design. F. (Writing Intensive)

1302. Fundamentals of Clothing Techniques and Processes (3). Emphasis on the development of techniques and processes that meet rigorous business and industry standards. Fundamentals of equipment, quality, and career applications for non-majors. F.

1303. [HECO 1328] Clothing Construction (3). Corequisite: ADM 1301. Application of basic apparel assembly methods, including the fundamentals of fit and use of sewing machines and sergers. F.

1304. [HECO 1329] Intermediate Clothing Construction (3). Prerequisites: ADM 1301 and 1303 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: ADM 2308. Intermediate apparel assembly, alteration of patterns, and selection of appropriate fabrics S.Back to Top

 

2000 Level Courses

2302. Fashion Illustration (3). Prerequisites: ART 1302 and 1303 with a grade of C or better. Illustration techniques for the fashion figure and rendering of garment details using various media. Includes color theory applied to fashion drawing and portfolio development. S.

2308. Flat Pattern Design (3). Prerequisites: ADM 1301 and 1303 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: ADM 1304. Application of basic flat pattern techniques to bodices, skirts, sleeves, neckline, and bodice-sleeve combinations. S.

2310. Design Through Draping (3). Prerequisites: ADM 1303, 1304, 2308 with a grade of C or better. Introduction of the fundamental principles in developing basic silhouettes of skirts, blouses, bodices, and collars by draping techniques. Understanding of fabric characteristics and drapability and its affect on the development of silhouette and style. F.

2311. [HECO 1320] Textiles (3). Prerequisites: ADM 1301 and 1303 with a grade of C or better. Selection, use, and care of textiles in relation to fiber characteristics, yarn, and fabric structure. F.Back to Top

 

3000 Level Courses

3303. Tailoring (3). Prerequisites: ADM 1301, 1303, 1304, 2302, 2308, 2310, and 2311 with a grade of C or better. Advanced patternmaking, fit, construction, assembly, and finishing techniques for lined, tailored apparel. Emphasizes jackets and coats. F.

3305. Computer Applications in Apparel Design (3). Prerequisites: ADM 1301, 1303, 1304, 2302, 2308, 2310, and 2311 with a grade of C or better. Computer-aided design methods for product development, including design, illustration, specification, costing, patternmaking, and plotting. Use of CAD in portfolio development. F.

3308. Advanced Flat Pattern Design (3). Prerequisites: 1304, 2302, 2308, 2310, and 2311 with a grade of C or better. Application of advanced flat patterning and construction techniques in apparel design, with emphasis on jacket or coat pattern development. S.

3310. Knitwear Product Development (3). Prerequisites: ADM 1301, 1303, 1304, 2302, 2308, 2310, and 2311. Emphasis on knit structures, collection development, and methods for cut and sew knit fabrics. F.

3312. History and Philosophy of Dress (3). Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing. Apparel throughout the ages as reflected in cultures of the past and as an influence on contemporary design. F. (Writing Intensive)

3314. Digital Design Fashion (3). Prerequisite: C or higher in ADM 1301, 1302, 2302; ART 1303, 2304, 3323. Illustration techniques using industry-relevant software to render fashion figures and garment details. Includes research, forecasting, and development of digital trend boards and apparel lines. S.

3325. Study Tour in Apparel Design (3). Study of the development, practice, and effect a specific locale has had on the fashion design industry. This will be accomplished by study and presentation in a seminar format, and a trip to that area during spring break. S.

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4000 Level Courses

4000. Individual Study (V1-6). Prerequisites: Consent of instructor. Individual study or research under the guidance of a fashion design faculty member to enhance the degree program. May be repeated for up to 6 hours credit. F, S, SSI, SSII.

4307. Apparel Manufacturing (3). Prerequisites: ADM 1301, 1303, 1304, 2302, 2308, 2310, 2311, 3305, and 3308 with a grade of C or better. Mass production strategies, including product development, sizing, grading, marking, costing, and manufacturing. Implementation of strategies for developing individual apparel collections. S.

4309. Surface Design (3). Prerequisites: ADM 1301, 1303, 1304, 2302, 2308, 2310, 2311 and ART 1302, 1303, 2304 with a grade of C or better. Exploration of textile printing, painting, and embellishment techniques with emphasis on composition using varied media and materials. F.

4310. Apparel Product Development (3).Prerequisites: C or higher in ADM 2302 (may be taken concurrently), 2308, 2311, and 3308; junior standing. Research, planning, and development of apparel for competition, meeting relative workmanship, cost, and quality standards. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit. S, F.

4350. Apparel Portfolio Development (3). Prerequisites: ADM 2302, 2308, 2310, 2311, and 3305 with a grade of C or better; junior standing. Preparation of portfolio for internship and senior portfolio review. Emphasizes use of computers for layout and professionalism. S.

4390. Internship in Apparel Design and Manufacturing (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ADM 2302 (may be taken concurrently), 2310, 2311, 3305, and 3312. Applied problems in apparel design, emphasizing student participation in business and industry. SSI, SSII.

4391. Internship in Apparel Design and Manufacturing (3). Prerequisite: ADM 4390 with a grade of C or better. Applied problems in apparel design emphasizing student participation in business and industry. SSI, SSII.

4489. Professional Practices for Apparel Design and Manufacturing (4). Prerequisites: C or higher in ADM 2302, 2310, 2311, 3305, 3308, and 3312; senior standing. Planning and production of senior fashion show, development and construction of apparel clothing line, and fashion career job search. S.Back to Top