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    Dec 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Fashion Design, BFA


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Through the Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in fashion design, you will discover the skills necessary to conceptualize, present and develop finished garments from your original designs. We also provide you a thorough understanding of the fashion design industry from historical and present day perspectives.


 

Fashion Design admission and pre-major requirements


Entering students interested in pursuing a major in the Design Department in the College of Visual Arts and Design are classified as pre-majors.

To be admitted to the fashion design major (and to be eligible to enroll in advanced art courses), a pre-major must meet all of the following requirements:

30 hours of college courses


Complete a minimum of 30 hours of college courses (including the following).

Portfolio review


Submit and pass the portfolio to the Fashion Design Entry Portfolio Review at the end of ADES 2550 .

GPA requirements


  • Have at least a 2.50 GPA on required art courses.
  • Have a minimum 2.25 UNT grade point average.

Degree requirements


The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in fashion design.

Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 total semester hours of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Visual Arts and Design  requirements.

Major requirements


Completion of at least 78 hours of art, including an 18-hour art core (required for all design majors):

Minor requirements


No minor is required.

Electives


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum Requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Visual Arts and Design Student Services Office, Art Building, Room 232.

Other requirements


  • 24 advanced hours must be completed at UNT.
  • 36 hours of art (including at least 12 advanced hours) must be completed at UNT.
  • Transfer course work substituted for required UNT art courses must be approved by a student’s faculty advisor during the degree audit process.
  • A 2.5 grade point average must be maintained in all art courses; only a grade of C (2.0) or better in art courses will count toward degree requirements.
     

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