B.F.A. in fibers

Available at:  
- Savannah

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 Speaking of Ideas
  • 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¶
  • FIBR 318 Computer-aided Surface Design¶
  • 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.
¶ 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.