Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

# Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design

Students on Summer 2022, Fall 2022, or Spring 2023 requirements FSDSBA1

## Requirements

The major requires at least 40 credit hours (54 with the Addenda requirements), including the requirements listed below.

**Introductory Courses.****SOAD Pathways.**One (1) course:- SOAD-A 100 Pathways: Introduction to Art, Design and Merchandising

# SOAD-A 100 Pathways: Introduction to Art, Design and Merchandising

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Explores the fields of art, design, and merchandising within the contemporary landscape of creating and making. Identifies where these disciplines have mutually reinforcing values and opportunities for interdisciplinary study. Provides a common experience for art, design and merchandising students.

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**Textile Science.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 202 Introductory Textile Science: Laboratory

# SOAD-F 202 Introductory Textile Science: Laboratory

- Credits
- 1
- Prerequisites
- SOAD-A 100, SOAD-M 109, SOAD-M 209, or AMID-R 100 with a grade of C- or higher
- Description
- Analysis and application of concepts learned in lecture: fibers, fabrications, finishes, and properties. Special attention paid to aesthetics of textiles and materials for fashion design. Laboratory course. Course fee required.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 202 or SOAD-F 202.

**Materials for Fashion Design.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 203 Materials for Merchandising and Fashion Design

# SOAD-F 203 Materials for Merchandising and Fashion Design

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- SOAD-A 100, SOAD-M 109, SOAD-M 209, or AMID-R 100 with a grade of C- or higher
- Notes
- Lecture plus laboratory. Course fee required
- Description
- Textile fibers, yarns, fabrication, and finishes, textile processing and properties; selection and care of textiles for human use.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 203 or SOAD-F 203.

**Fashion Design Foundations.****Fashion Studio I.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 207 Fashion Studio I

# SOAD-F 207 Fashion Studio I

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- P or C: SOAD-F 203
- Description
- Introduction to pattern development, fitting, fabric manipulation, and construction of original fashion designs.

**Fashion Design I.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 213 Fashion Design I: Research and Illustration

# SOAD-F 213 Fashion Design I: Research and Illustration

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- SOAD-A 100; and SOAD-F 203; and Fashion Design Major or Minor
- Notes
- Studio class. Course fee required
- Description
- Exploration of design inspiration and precedent research methods. Use of various media to communicate fashion design through technical drawing and illustration.

**Fashion Design II.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 317 Fashion Design Research

# SOAD-F 317 Fashion Design Research

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Grade of C- or higher in SOAD-F 303 and SOAD-F 328
- Notes
- Studio class. Course fee required
- Description
- Application of design research (historical, cultural, aesthetic, technological, market-driven, etc.) in the process of developing new fashion designs, drawing on both creative and critical thinking. Prior knowledge of materials, clothing construction methods, and tools for visual communication is essential.

**Fashion Studio II.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 303 Fashion Studio II

# SOAD-F 303 Fashion Studio II

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Grade of C- or higher in SOAD-F 203, SOAD-F 207, and SOAD-F 213; and Fashion Design Major or permission of instructor
- Notes
- Studio class. Course fee required
- Description
- Intermediate pattern development, fitting, fabric manipulation, and construction of original fashion designs.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in AMID-F 303 and SOAD-F 303.

**Fashion Studio III.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 305 Fashion Studio III

# SOAD-F 305 Fashion Studio III

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Grade of C- or higher in SOAD-F 217 or AMID-F 217; and SOAD-F 303 or AMID-F 303; and MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117, MATH-J 113, MATH-M 106, MATH-M 118, MATH-M 119, MATH-M 211, MATH-S 118, MATH-S 211, MATH-V 118, or MATH-V 119.
- Notes
- Studio class. Course fee required
- Description
- Advanced pattern development, fitting, fabric manipulation, and construction of original fashion designs.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in AMID-F 305 and SOAD-F 305.

**Experimental Fashion Studio.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 328 Experimental Fashion Studio: Digital Applications

# SOAD-F 328 Experimental Fashion Studio: Digital Applications

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- SOAD-F 213 or AMID-F 213
- Notes
- Course fee required
- Description
- CAD applications used to create digital fashion fabrics, fashion lines, and fashion portfolios for the apparel and textile industries. Studio class.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 328 or SOAD-F 328.

**History of Fashion.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 340 History of Fashion

# SOAD-F 340 History of Fashion

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- SOAD-F 203 or AMID-F 203
- Description
- Dress in Western civilization relating to social, economic, political, and religious events in the eighteenth through twenty-first centuries; emphasis on the emergence and evolution of haute couture.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 340 or SOAD-F 340.

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**Fashion Design III.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 417 Fashion Design III: Presentation and Analysis

# SOAD-F 417 Fashion Design III: Presentation and Analysis

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- SOAD-F 305 or AMID-F 305 with a grade of C- or higher
- Notes
- Course fee required
- Description
- Planning and presenting a fashion line, development of accompanying research, and preparation of portfolio. Studio class.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 417 or SOAD-F 417.

**Advanced Courses.**Nine (9) credit hours:**Experimental Fashion Studio.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 306 Experimental Fashion Studio: Tailoring
- SOAD-F 325 Experimental Fashion Studio: Shape and Foundation
- SOAD-F 326 Experimental Fashion Studio: Accessories
- SOAD-F 408 Experimental Fashion Studio: Draping

# SOAD-F 306 Experimental Fashion Studio: Tailoring

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Grade of C- or higher in SOAD-F 217 or AMID-F 217; and in SOAD-F 303 or AMID-F 303
- Notes
- Studio class. Course fee required
- Description
- Techniques in contemporary and traditional tailoring.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 306 or SOAD-F 306.

# SOAD-F 325 Experimental Fashion Studio: Shape and Foundation

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Grade of C- or higher in SOAD-F 217 or AMID-F 217; and in SOAD-F 303 or AMID-F 303
- Notes
- Course fee required
- Description
- Fundamental principles of design for inner-shaping and foundation; manipulation of a variety of materials and techniques to produce original designs featuring complex super-structures. Studio class.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 325 or SOAD-F 325.

# SOAD-F 326 Experimental Fashion Studio: Accessories

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- Course fee required
- Description
- Fundamental principles and techniques for design of accessories including gloves, hats, handbags, jewelry, and masks; manipulation of a variety of materials to produce original accessory design. Studio class.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 326 or SOAD-F 326.

# SOAD-F 408 Experimental Fashion Studio: Draping

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Grade of C- or higher in SOAD-F 217 or AMID-F 217; and in SOAD-F 303 or AMID-F 303
- Notes
- Course fee required
- Description
- Fashion design through the use of fundamental principles and processes of draping; manipulation of a variety of materials to produce original draped designs. Studio class.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 408 or SOAD-F 408.

**Dress Studies.**One (1) course:- SOAD-F 301 Fashion Studies: Topics in Cultural Analysis
- SOAD-F 311 History of Dress
- SOAD-F 312 Dress Studies: Autobiographies of Dress
- SOAD-F 352 Fashion Studies: Aesthetic Analysis
- SOAD-F 401 Fashion Studies: Fashion and Social Issues
- SOAD-F 402 Collection Management for Historic Textiles and Costumes
- SOAD-F 406 Fashion Studies: Fashion Theory
- SOAD-F 411 Fashion Studies: Behavioral Analysis
- SOAD-F 485 Advanced Special Topics in Fashion Design

# SOAD-F 301 Fashion Studies: Topics in Cultural Analysis

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Dress as a reflection of the physical, social, psychological, and aesthetic environment of various non-US cultures; responses to and uses of dress as an aspect of global culture and individual behavior. Topics vary.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

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# SOAD-F 311 History of Dress

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- SOAD-F 203 or AMID-F 203
- Description
- Dress in Western civilization relating to social, economic, political, and religious events from early civilization through seventeenth century.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 311 or SOAD-F 311.

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# SOAD-F 312 Dress Studies: Autobiographies of Dress

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- at least junior standing or consent of instructor
- Description
- Critical reading of autobiographies from diverse perspectives (race, class, gender, religion, disability, etc.) in order to develop empathy for the values and needs of diverse fashion consumers. Includes reflection/discussion about the practice of reading and writing autobiographies.

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# SOAD-F 352 Fashion Studies: Aesthetic Analysis

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- At least junior standing; or consent of instructor
- Description
- Aesthetics of dress as a medium of visual communication. Considerations include aesthetic norms, color psychology, elements and principles of design, appearance management strategies, and design process.

# SOAD-F 401 Fashion Studies: Fashion and Social Issues

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- At least junior standing
- Description
- Explores aspects of contemporary fashion and how societal issues manifest in fashion phenomena of the 20th and 21st centuries. Areas to be explored may include diversity and inclusivity, the effects of media on body image, the impact of new technologies on fashion and lifestyle trends, future fashion, and gender fluidity.

# SOAD-F 402 Collection Management for Historic Textiles and Costumes

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- SOAD-F 203 or AMID-F 203
- Description
- Curatorial methods and procedures in museum collection management specifically related to historic textiles and costumes. Topics may vary to include accessioning, cataloging, artifact research and identification, exhibition, conservation, computer utilization.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in AMID-F 402 and SOAD-F 402.

# SOAD-F 406 Fashion Studies: Fashion Theory

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- At least junior standing; or consent of instructor
- Description
- Survey of methodologies and research techniques for analysis of fashion diffusion and change.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of AMID-F 406 or SOAD-F 406.

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# SOAD-F 411 Fashion Studies: Behavioral Analysis

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- At least junior standing; or consent of instructor
- Description
- Basic concepts and theories from social psychology are used to study how clothing affects the self and others.

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# SOAD-F 485 Advanced Special Topics in Fashion Design

- Credits
- 1–3 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- Consent of instructor
- Description
- Advanced selected topics in an area of fashion design. Topics will vary.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in AMID-F 485, AMID-F 490, and SOAD-F 485.

**Elective.**One (1) course:- Additional course from the Experimental Fashion Studio list
- Additional course from the Dress Studies list

**Addenda Requirements*.****Mathematics.**One (1) course:- MATH-D 117 Introduction to Finite Mathematics II
- MATH-J 113 Introduction to Calculus with Applications
- MATH-M 106
- MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics
- MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I
- MATH-M 211 Calculus I
- MATH-M 213
- MATH-S 118 Honors Finite Mathematics
- MATH-S 211
- MATH-V 118 Finite Mathematics with Applications (Approved topics: "FINITE & CONSUMER MATHEMATICS" (TPC 2); "FINITE MATH FOR SOCIAL & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES" (TPC 1); "FINITE MATH IN ACTION" (TPC 3))
- MATH-V 119 Applied Brief Calculus I (Approved topics: "BRIEF CALCULUS FOR THE LIFE SCIENCES" (TPC 1))

# MATH-D 117 Introduction to Finite Mathematics II

- Credits
- 2
- Prerequisites
- MATH-D 116 or consent of the department
- Notes
- MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117 is a two-course sequence
- Description
- Topics for the course are taken from MATH-M 118. Credit for the College of Arts and Sciences Foundations requirement in Mathematical Modeling or the College's N&M Breadth of Inquiry requirement will be given only upon completion of both MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117 with a passing grade.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-A 118, MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, MATH-V 118; or MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117.

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# MATH-J 113 Introduction to Calculus with Applications

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- MATH-J 112 with a grade of C- or higher; or consent of department
- Notes
- For Groups students only. MATH-J 113 can count toward the College of Arts and Sciences Foundations requirement in mathematical modeling and the College of Arts and Sciences natural and mathematical sciences Breadth of Inquiry requirement for Groups studentsï»¿
- Description
- A survey of calculus.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-V 119, MATH-M 211, or MATH-S 211.

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# MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111
- Description
- Sets, counting, basic probability, including random variables and expected values. Linear systems, matrices, linear programming, and applications.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-A 118, MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, MATH-V 118; or MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117.

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# MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and pre-calculus as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 025 or MATH-M 027
- Description
- Introduction to calculus. Primarily for students from business and the social sciences.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-V 119, MATH-M 211, or MATH-S 211.

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# MATH-M 211 Calculus I

- Credits
- 4
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and pre-calculus, and trigonometry as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 027
- Description
- Limits, continuity, derivatives, definite and indefinite integrals, applications.
- Repeatability
- A student may receive credit for only one of the following: MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-V 119, MATH-M 211, or MATH-S 211.

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# MATH-S 118 Honors Finite Mathematics

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Hutton Honors College membership
- Notes
- R: To be successful students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111
- Description
- Designed for students of outstanding ability in mathematics. Covers all material of MATH-M 118 and additional topics from statistics and game theory. Computers may be used in this course, but no previous experience is assumed.

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# MATH-V 118 Finite Mathematics with Applications

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111
- Description
- Sets, counting, basic probability, linear modelling, and other discrete topics. Applications to various areas depending on topic. Possibilities include social and biological sciences and consumer mathematics.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-A 118, MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, MATH-V 118; or MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117.

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# MATH-V 119 Applied Brief Calculus I

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and pre-calculus as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 025 or MATH-M 027
- Description
- Introduction to calculus. Variable topic course with emphasis on non-business topics and applications. The topic(s) will be listed in the Schedule of Classes each semester.
- Repeatability
- A student may receive credit for only one of the following: MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-M 211, MATH-S 211, or MATH-V 119.

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**Studio Art Courses.**Six (6) credit hours:- SOAD-A 101 Creative Core: Color
- SOAD-A 102 Creative Core: Drawing
- SOAD-A 103 Creative Core: 3D Design
- SOAD-A 211 Cross-Disciplinary Workshops in Art, Design, and Merchandising
- Any SOAD-S 100–499

# SOAD-A 101 Creative Core: Color

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Explores color's fundamental principles and formal elements; its contextual meanings and sociological connotations; and its significance within the fields of art, design and merchandising. Cultivates visual sensitivity, develops aesthetic knowledge and the production of creative work through studio practices.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SOAD-A 101 or FINA-F 102.

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# SOAD-A 102 Creative Core: Drawing

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Development of visual awareness and coordination of perceptual and manual skills; seeing, representing, and inventing on an experimental, exploratory level in two dimensions. Includes placement, scale, volume, light, formal articulation, and investigation of graphic tools and media.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of FINA-F 100 or SOAD-A 102.

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# SOAD-A 103 Creative Core: 3D Design

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Volume, space, material, and physical force studies provide the basis for exploration of three-dimensional form; includes carving, construction, modeling, and casting using wood, plaster, Styrofoam, clay, etc.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of FINA-F 101 or SOAD-A 103.

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# SOAD-A 211 Cross-Disciplinary Workshops in Art, Design, and Merchandising

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- A variable topic studio course that focuses on skill development and technical manipulation of materials within the specific traditions of a particular discipline. Emphasizes fundamental principles of art and design within a discipline. Designed around a variable topic such as image, time, narrative, space, materials, and markets.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum total of 12 credit hours in SOAD-A 111 and SOAD-A 211.

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**Art History Courses.**Six (6) credit hours:- Any ARTH-A 100–499

**Major GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.****Major GPA.**A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the major—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.**Major Minimum Grade.**Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the major.**Major Upper Division Credit Hours.**At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed at the 300–499 level.**Major Residency.**At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.**College Breadth.**At least 58 credit hours must be completed in courses from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines outside of the major area.

Notes

##### Major Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

- Any course at the 100–499 level with the
`SOAD-F`

subject area prefix—as well as any other subject areas that are deemed functionally equivalent - Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
- Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

- Minor in Fashion Design (FSDSMIN)

Exceptions to and substitutions for major requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires at least 120 credit hours, to include the following:

**College of Arts and Sciences Credit Hours.**At least 100 credit hours must come from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines.**Upper Division Courses.**At least 42 credit hours (of the 120) must be at the 300–499 level.**College Residency.**Following completion of the 60th credit hour toward degree, at least 36 credit hours of College of Arts and Sciences coursework must be completed through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.**College GPA.**A College grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.000 is required.**CASE Requirements.**The following College of Arts and Sciences Education (CASE) requirements must be completed:- CASE Foundations
- CASE Breadth of Inquiry
- CASE Culture Studies
- CASE Critical Approaches: 1 course
- CASE Foreign Language: Proficiency in a single foreign language through the second semester of the second year of college-level coursework
- CASE Intensive Writing: 1 course
- CASE Public Oral Communication: 1 course

**Major.**Completion of the major as outlined in the Major Requirements section above.

Most students must also successfully complete the Indiana University Bloomington General Education program.