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Apparel Design

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Apparel Design(120 Hours)

Apparel design focuses on the interaction between design and merchandising and offers depth in apparel design. Students typically complete a minor in Fine Art and/or Business Administration.

Students wishing to certify in apparel merchandising, and textiles must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA. Students must receive a C or better grade in all AMDT courses and MKTG 360. A course may only be repeated once. Courses required in these programs cannot be taken on a pass, fail basis. To maintain certification, a 2.50 cumulative GPA is required each semester. Independent study and internship courses (AMDT 490, 495, 498) will not be included in GPA calculations. Students dropping below a 2.50 GPA will be de-certified and can reapply when their GPA is 2.50 or above. Students interested in the apparel design option are accepted through a portfolio review process. Applications are available in the main office and need to be submitted during the spring semester of the second year. Transfer student who have completed two years of college may submit an application during the summer prior to the first semester of attendance at WSU for consideration.
First Year
First TermHours
AMDT 1083
Biological Sciences [BSCI] or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]13 or 4
COM 102 [COMM] or H D 205 [COMM] recommended 3 or 4
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
Quantitative Reasoning [QUAN]3
Second TermHours
AMDT 2083
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
Humanities [HUM]3
Physical Sciences [PSCI] or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]14 or 3
Electives3
Second Year
First TermHours
AMDT 2104
AMDT 2113
AMDT 2203
Electives5
Second TermHours
AMDT 2123
AMDT 3683
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
ECONS 101 [SSCI]3
Electives3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermHours
AMDT 3104
AMDT 3113
AMDT 3143
AMDT 4881
AMDT Elective23
Second TermHours
AMDT 3123
AMDT 420 [M]3
AMDT 4923
MKTG 3603
Electives3
Third TermHours
AMDT 490 33
Fourth Year
First TermHours
AMDT 3183
AMDT 4113
AMDT 417 [DIVR]3
AMDT Electives23
Electives3
Second TermHours
AMDT 4123
AMDT 413 [CAPS] [M]3
AMDT Electives 23
Electives3

Footnotes

1For a total of 7 credits—one Biological Science [BSCI] and one Physical Science [PSCI] course, including one lab course, or 8 credits of [SCI] designated courses. (SCIENCE 101 [SCI] is offered Fall semester and is a prerequisite for SCIENCE 102 [SCI], which is offered Spring semester.)
2Approved AMDT Electives include any AMDT course not used to fulfill major requirements or as approved by advisor.
3AMDT 490 typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.
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