Fibers B.F.A.

Fibers

Degrees

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Available at:
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Foundation studies: 35 hours

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media
  • DSGN  100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN  101 Color: Theory and Application
  • DSGN  102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
  • DSGN  115 Creative Thinking Strategies *
  •   — Directed foundation elective †
  •   — Studio elective *

General education: 60 hours

  • ARTH  100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH  110 Survey of Western Art II
  • ARTH  207 20th-century Art
  • CMPA  100 Survey of Computer Art Applications ‡
  • CMPA  110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications ‡
  • COMM 105 Speech and Public Speaking
  • ENGL  123 Composition
  •   — ARLH or ARTH elective
  •   — ARLH or ARTH elective
  •   — ENGL elective
  •   — General education elective §
  •   — Mathematics/natural sciences elective §
  •   — Social/behavioral sciences elective §

Major curriculum: 75 hours

  • FIBR  160 Fibers Studio: Drawing and Design Development
  • FIBR  170 Fibers Studio: Textile Structures, Materials and Techniques
  • FIBR  190 Fibers Studio: Color Research and Processes
  • FIBR  201 Weaving I: Introduction to Woven Structures
  • FIBR  221 History of Textiles
  • FIBR  276 Digital Applications in Fibers
  • FIBR  315 Computer-aided Woven Design II
  • FIBR  318 Computer-aided Surface Design II
  • FIBR  401 Fibers Senior Studio I: Research and Concept Development
  • FIBR  403 Fibers Senior Studio II: Innovation and Production
  • FIBR  406 Fibers Senior Studio III: Professionalization and Portfolio
  •   — CLC, FIBR or SDES elective
  •   — CLC, FIBR or SDES elective
  •   — Directed elective #
  •   — Directed elective **
  •   — Directed elective ††

Additional electives: 10 hours

  •   — Free elective
  •   — Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† Choose one of the following: DRAW 200 Life Drawing I, DRAW 207 Drawing III: Content and Interpretations, DRAW 230 Drawing for Design, DRAW 242 Sketchbook or DRAW 341 Travel Portfolio.
‡ Choose one of these two courses.
§ Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
II Choose one of these two courses.
# Choose one of the following: FIBR 308 Intermediate Structure for Fibers, FIBR 310 Intermediate Surface and Color for Fibers, FIBR 312 Screen Printing, FIBR 321 Weaving II: Exploration of Color and Process in Woven Structures or FIBR 345 Studio Production.
** Choose one of the following: FIBR 410 Advanced Structure for Fibers, FIBR 415 Computer-aided Jacquard Design, FIBR 416 Digital Textile Printing, FIBR 418 Advanced Computer-aided Surface Design or FIBR 457 Advanced Screen Printing.
†† Choose one of the following: FIBR 308 Intermediate Structure for Fibers, FIBR 310 Intermediate Surface and Color for Fibers, FIBR 312 Screen Printing, FIBR 321 Weaving II: Exploration of Color and Process in Woven Structures, FIBR 345 Studio Production, FIBR 410 Advanced Structure for Fibers, FIBR 415 Computer-aided Jacquard Design, FIBR 416 Digital Textile Printing, FIBR 418 Advanced Computer-aided Surface Design or FIBR 457 Advanced Screen Printing.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.