Bachelor of Science in Apparel Design and Merchandising: Apparel Design Emphasis Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum number of units in major: 58

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis 3
Major Prerequisite: College Level Drawing Course (See Art or Design Courses) 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 2 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis 3
MATH 110 Business Calculus 3 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Third Semester
ID 240 Color and Design 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied or SF State Studies or University Elective 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
PSY 200 General Psychology 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6
 Units16
Fifth Semester
ADM 260 Textiles 3
ADM 261 Apparel Construction 3
ADM 360GW Fashion, Clothing, and Society - GWAR 3
Major Electives (9 Units Total) See Note 3
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
ADM 265 Introduction to the Fashion Industry 3
ADM 361 Apparel Design I: Flat Pattern 3
ADM 365 Textile Laboratory 1
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take One or Two 4-6
 Units14-16
Seventh Semester
ADM 362 Apparel Design II: Draping 3
ADM 561 Culture and Historical Costume 3
ADM 665 Product Development for Apparel 3
Major Electives (9 Units Total) See Note 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
ADM 560 Textiles and Apparel in the World Marketplace 3
ADM 661 Advanced Apparel Design Problems 3
CFS 600 Professional Development 4 3
Major Electives (9 Units Total) See Note 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
 Total Units120-122
1

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses.

2

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SF State Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE.

3

MATH 60 and/or MATH 70 are required prerequisites to MATH 110 unless you score 50 or higher on ELM or have an ELM exemption.

4

CFS 600 serves as major’s capstone experience.

Major Electives 

ACCT 100Introduction to Financial Accounting3
ACCT 101Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
ADM 262Fashion Illustration3
ADM 300Designers of the 20th/21st Centuries3
ADM 366Forecasting Apparel and Interior Design Trends3
ART 222Introduction to Textile Art3
ART 422Weaving I - Beginning3
ART 424Surface Design Studio3
CFS 543Sustainability in the Textile, Housing, and Food Industries3
CFS 657New York Fashion Study Tour3
CFS 685Projects in Teaching of Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics3
IBUS 330International Business and Multicultural Relations3
IBUS 430Import-Export Management and Small Business Operations3
ISYS 263Introduction to Information Systems3
MGMT 405Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior3
MKTG 431Principles of Marketing3
MKTG 433Personal Selling3
MKTG 436Retail Management3
MKTG 469Digital Marketing3