Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Fibers & Materials Studies may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 126 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00.  All Fibers & Materials Studies majors must complete the BFA curriculum and General Education requirements.

  • Students must earn a C- or better in CRFT 2305 and CRFT 2317 to enter the Fibers & Materials Studies major.
  • The seven required Junior/Senior studio courses, CRFT 4325 and CRFT 4496 (capstone) must be completed with a C- or better to fulfill major requirements. 

Major Requirements for B.F.A. in Fibers & Materials Studies

Sophomore Prerequisites
CRFT 2305Dyeing for Color I3
CRFT 2317Introduction to Fibers and Material Studies3
Junior and Senior Requirements
Three 2000/3000 level Specialized Fibers & Material Studies courses (see specialized list below)9
Four 3000/4000 level Specialized Fibers & Material Studies courses (see specialized list below)12
CRFT 4325Senior Seminar in Fibers and Material Studies (spring only)3
CRFT 4496Business Practices in Crafts (Capstone - spring only)3

Specialized Fibers & Material Studies Courses

CRFT 2312Alternative Materials3
CRFT 2318Woven Structure I3
CRFT 3300Special Topics in Fibers and Material Studies3
CRFT 3306Stitching I3
CRFT 3307Soft Sculpture3
CRFT 3311Body Art & Adornment3
CRFT 3318Woven Structure II3
CRFT 3322Alternative Materials II3
CRFT 3325Sewn3
CRFT 3327Intermediate Fibers and Material Studies3
CRFT 3333Jacquard I3
CRFT 3371Screen Print on Fabric I3
CRFT 3385Field Internship in Fibers3
CRFT 4300Special Topics in Fibers and Material Studies3
CRFT 4305Dyeing for Color II3
CRFT 4316Stitching II3
CRFT 4318Woven Structure III3
CRFT 4333Jacquard II3
CRFT 4371Screen Print on Fabric II3