Curriculum in Apparel Merchandising, Design and Production Management

 Apparel Design and Production Management Option

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
CADS 1600 Textile Industrial Complex3COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
CADS 2000 Global Consumer Culture3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
MATH 1150 Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry4HDFS 2000 Marriage and Family in a Global Context3
COMP 1000 Personal Computer Applications2CADS 1740 Aesthetics for Fashion3
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3Core Humanities*3
 15 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
CADS 2740 Illustration Techniques for Apparel3CADS 2750 Product Development: Technical Design4
CADS 2800 Apparel Production Management4CADS 2770 Computer-Aided Design for Apparel4
CHEM 1010 Survey of Chemistry I3CHEM 1020 Survey of Chemistry II3
CHEM 1011 Survey of Chemistry I Laboratory1CHEM 1021 Survey of Chemistry II Laboratory1
Core History I3Core History II3
 14 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
CADS 3600 Textiles4CADS 3850 Merchandise Planning and Control3
CADS 3750 Product Development: Apparel Design4CADS 5600 Global Sourcing in Textiles and Apparel3
CADS 4500 Portfolio Development for Designers4NTRI 2000 Nutrition And Health3
Core Fine Arts3ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics3
 Core Literature3
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
CADS 4800 Apparel Engineering4CADS 5450 History Of Costume (OR Professional Electives)23CADS 4920 Internship8
CADS 5460 Fashion Industry Since 1910 (OR Professional Electives)23CADS 5750 Apparel Line Development4UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation10
CADS 5760 Fashion Analysis And Forecasting3Professional Electives27 
Core Social Science3  
 13 14 8
Total Hours: 124

University Core Notes: Students in the Honors College may take equivalent honors courses. Students may take online version of courses.

Literature options: ENGL 2200, 2210, 2230, 2240, 2250, 2260

History options: HIST 1010 and 1020 or 1210 and 1220

Social Science options: ANTH 1000, GEOG 1010, POLI 1050, POLI 1090, PYSC 2010, SOCY 1000, UNIV 2720, SUST 2000, COUN 2000, AFRI 2000, SOCY 1100

Fine Arts options: ARCH 2600, ARTS 1510, 1710, 1720, 1730, MUSI 2730, 2740, 2750, MDIA 2350, RTVF 2350, THEA 2010

*

Must choose from HONR 1017, PHIL 1010/PHIL 1017, PHIL 1020/PHIL 1027, PHIL 1030, PHIL 1040, PHIL 1050, PHIL 1060, PHIL 1070, PHIL 1080, PHIL 1090, PHIL 1100, PHIL 1110

College and Department Notes:
Required major courses and College core courses are in bold. Grades in these courses are used to calculate the GPA in the major and to meet graduation standards. 

All Human Sciences majors are required to have a laptop. Please refer to the CHS
website for specifications. 

To enroll in CADS classes, students must be APME or APDP majors, or have dept. approval. Exceptions to APME or APDP requirement: CADS 1600,1740, 2000, 2700, 3700,4910, 5450, 5460. 

Note: Must earn a "C" in all required courses in the APDP major. Students must earn a "C" or higher in all prerequisite courses in the major.

1

Seniors must register for UNIV 4AAO-HS1 the term they plan to graduate (non-credit class for clearing graduation) .

2

Must choose 6 hours design courses as professional elective OR complete a minor. Other classes may be approved by faculty advisors . Up to 3 hours of CADS 3900 may be used towards professional electives.