B.F.A. in fibers

Available at:  
- Savannah

Foundation studies: 35 hours

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

General education: 55 hours

  • Select one of these two courses:

  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • CTXT 121 Visual Culture in Context: Caves to Cathedrals
  • CTXT 122 Visual Culture in Context: Age of Exploration to Postmodernity
  • ENGL 123 Ink to Ideas: Critical Concepts in Literature and Writing
  • ARTH 207 20th-century Art
  • ARLH or ARTH elective
  • ARLH or ARTH elective
  • General education elective
  • Mathematics/natural sciences elective
  • Social/behavioral sciences elective

Major curriculum: 80 hours

  • FIBR 160 Surface Design: Drawing for Print and Pattern
  • FIBR 170 Textile Structures: Material, Form and Function
  • FIBR 190 Color Lab: Textile Trends and Techniques
  • FIBR 201 Woven Structures: Cloth and Context
  • FIBR 221 Survey of Textiles: Origins and Evolution
  • FIBR 276 Digital Surface Design: Image, Pattern and Presentation
  • FIBR 312 Surface Design: Screen Printing for Textiles
  • Select one of these three courses:

  • FIBR 315 Complex Woven Structures: Dobby Technology
  • FIBR 318 Digital Surface Design: Print and Pattern Development
  • FIBR 319 Textile Futures: Digital Applications for Kinematic Structures
  • FIBR 337 Business Practices for Fibers
  • Select one of these three courses:

  • FIBR 342 Embellished Surfaces: Bespoke Embroidery to Thermoformed Fabric
  • FIBR 415 Complex Woven Structures: Jacquard Technology
  • FIBR 416 Digital Surface Printing: Material and Image Innovation
  • Select one of these three courses:

  • FIBR 405 Machine Knitting for Art and Industry
  • FIBR 412 Surface Design: Screen Printing for Fashion, Interiors and Fine Art
  • FIBR 418 Digital Surface Design: Collection Development for Interiors and Fashion
  • FIBR 440 Fibers Senior Studio I: Research and Concept Development
  • FIBR 450 Fibers Senior Studio II: Innovation and Production
  • FIBR 460 Fibers Senior Studio III: Portfolio and Professional Practice
  • Diversified elective†
  • 300- to 400-level FIBR elective

Additional electives: 10 hours

  • Free elective
  • Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Select one course.
† Courses with subject codes other than FIBR meet this requirement.