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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

MAJOR: Clothing, Textiles and Fashion Merchandising

The Clothing, Textiles and Fashion Merchandising major prepares students to achieve career goals in the diverse field of fashion merchandising and apparel design. Students are prepared with courses in fashion merchandising, marketing, retail management, textiles and apparel design. With knowledge and skills attained from the academic preparation, graduates can compete in today's fashion industry. Skills attained in garment construction, draping and flat pattern allow for additional technical and costing abilities to meet the creative environment of the fashion industry. A GPA of 2.5 or better is required to enroll in CTFM 402: Field Experience Marketing Training to complete the degree requirements.

Requirements

General Education Requirements

A list of specific general education requirements is available in the department. Please check with your advisor.

Departmental Requirements

CTFM 178Fundamentals of Fashion

3 cr.

CTFM 255Applied Principles in Clothing Selection

3 cr.

CTFM 270Fashion Illustration

3 cr. (1+4P)

CTFM 273Concepts in Apparel Construction

3 cr. (1+4P)

CTFM 366Historic Fashion

3 cr.

CTFM 371Textile Science

3 cr. (1+4P)

CTFM 372Fashion Merchandising

3 cr.

CTFM 402Field Experience Marketing Training

3-6 cr.

CTFM 474Fashion Promotion

3 cr.

CTFM 475Fashion Buying

3 cr.

Any two courses with FCS, FCSE or FRMG prefixes that are 300 or 400 level. (6)

Nondepartmental Requirements

A ST 311Statistical Applications

3 cr.

or

STAT 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences

3 cr.

 

ACCT 222Management Accounting

3 cr.

or

ACCT 221Financial Accounting

3 cr.

 

ART 110GVisual Concepts

3 cr. (2+4P)

 

CHEM 110GPrinciples and Applications of Chemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

or

CHEM 111GGeneral Chemistry I

4 cr. (3+3P)

and

CHEM 112GGeneral Chemistry II

4 cr. (3+3P)

 

ECON 252GPrinciples of Microeconomics

3 cr.

ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition

4 cr.

MATH 120Intermediate Algebra

3 cr.

MATH 210GMathematics Appreciation

3 cr.

MGT 309Human Behavior in Organizations

3 cr.

MGT 315VHuman Relations in Organizations

3 cr.

PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology

3 cr.

SOC 101GIntroductory Sociology

3 cr.

General Education HIST Course

3 cr.

Viewing a Wider World

6 cr.

One course from the following:

MKTG 303Principles of Marketing

3 cr.

MKTG 313Retail Management

3 cr.

MKTG 324Product/Service Development

3 cr.

One course from the following:

AXED 201GEffective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations

3 cr. (2+2P)

COMM 253GPublic Speaking

3 cr.

COMM 265GPrinciples of Human Communication

3 cr.

One course from the following:

AG E 250Technology and Communication for Business Management

3 cr. (2+2P)

BCIS 110Introduction to Computerized Information Systems

3 cr.

C S 110Computer Literacy

3 cr.

One course from the following:

ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication

3 cr.

ENGL 211GWriting in the Humanities and Social Sciences

3 cr.

ENGL 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication

3 cr.

ENGL 311GAdvanced Composition

3 cr.

ENGL 318GAdvanced Technical and Professional Communication

3 cr.

Electives

Choose in consultation with CTFM advisor to round out curriculum of 120 credits.

At least 48 credits must be courses labeled 300 or above. Choose from the following:

CTFM 373Advanced Apparel Techniques

3 cr.

CTFM 374The Production of Textile and Fashion Accessories

3 cr.

CTFM 384Clothing for Special Needs

3 cr.

CTFM 460Cultural Perspectives in Dress

3 cr.

CTFM 470Global Fashion Industry Trends

3 cr.

CTFM 476Apparel Design by Draping and Pattern Drafting

3 cr. (1+4P)

CTFM 478Apparel Design Through Flat Pattern

3 cr.

MGT 332Human Resources Management

3 cr.

MGT 453Leadership and Motivation

3 cr.

MKTG 317International Marketing

3 cr.

Check prerequisites before enrolling in courses.