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Electives

Each trimester, Wade College offers electives in four concentration areas taught by industry professionals who practice what they preach. Students take six concentration electives in their freshman and sophomore years and six more in their junior and senior years. Academic advisors are available to assist students with course selection each term.  For more information about a particular course, please visit http://www.wadecollege.edu/programs/course-descriptions

Associate of Arts degree in Merchandising and Design


The choice of electives gives each student the opportunity to acquire specialized skills in the fields of fashion design, interior design, merchandise marketing and management, or visual communication. A minimum of six (6) electives is required for degree completion.
ARTS 1320Interior Design Studio I
ARTS 1321Interior Design Studio II
ARTS 1370Survey of Graphic Design
ARTS 1371Typography
ARTS 2370Desktop Publishing
ARTS 2373Graphic Design Portfolio I
ARTS 2378Digital Art
BUSI 1311Sales and Promotion
DESI 1375Fashion Design I
DESI 1376Fashion Design II
DESI 1379Fashion Sketching
DESI 2378Fashion Design IV
GRPH 2377Web Design Basics
HECO 1320Textiles
INTD 1374Survey of Interior Design
INTD 1375Design Drawing and Presentation
INTD 1376Space Planning
INTD 2371Interior Materials and Systems
MRKT 1371Visual Branding and Store Planning
MRKT 1375Principles of Retailing
MRKT 2371Buying

Post-AA Bachelor of Arts degree in Merchandising and Design


The choice of electives gives each student the opportunity to acquire specialized skills in the fields of fashion design, interior design, merchandise marketing and management, or visual communication. A minimum of six (6) electives is required for degree completion.
ARTS 2371Brand Publishing
FASH 2372Advanced Patternmaking
FASH 2374Tailoring and Advanced Draping
FASH 2376Technical Design
FASH 2378Knit and Swim Wear Studio
FASH 2379Evening and Bridal Wear Studio
GRPH 2372Art Direction
GRPH 2374Advance Design Methodologies
GRPH 2376Small Media Strategies
GRPH 2378Time Based Compositing and Special Effects
GRPH 2379Web Design
INTD 2372Topics in Interior Design
INTD 2373Color Theory for Interior Design
INTD 2374Interior Design Studio III
INTD 2376Interior Design Studio IV
INTD 2378Interior Design Studio V
INTD 3372Environmental Systems and Controls
INTD 3373Human Factors and Ergonomics
MGMT 2376Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management
MGMT 2379Merchandise Buying, Planning, and Control
MRKT 2375Trend Forecasting
MRKT 2376Social Media Marketing
MRKT 2378Product Development and Manufacturing
SUCC 2379Internship

Direct-Entry Bachelor of Arts degree in Merchandising and Design


The choice of electives gives each student the opportunity to acquire specialized skills in the fields of fashion design, interior design, merchandise marketing and management, or visual communication. A minimum of twelve (12) electives is required for degree completion.
ARTS 1320Interior Design Studio I
ARTS 1321Interior Design Studio II
ARTS 1370Survey of Graphic Design
ARTS 1371Typography
ARTS 2370Desktop Publishing
ARTS 2373Graphic Design Portfolio I
ARTS 2378Digital Art
ARTS 2371Brand Publishing
BUSI 1311Sales and Promotion
DESI 1375Fashion Design I
DESI 1376Fashion Design II
DESI 2377Fashion Sketching
DESI 1376Fashion Design III
DESI 2378Fashion Design IV
FASH 2372Advanced Patternmaking
FASH 2374Tailoring and Advanced Draping
FASH 2376Technical Design
FASH 2378Knit and Swim Wear Studio
FASH 2379Evening and Bridal Wear Studio
GRPH 2372Art Direction
GRPH 2374Advance Design Methodologies
GRPH 2376Small Media Strategies
GRPH 2377Web Design Basics
GRPH 2378Time Based Compositing and Special Effects
GRPH 2379Web Design
HECO 1320Textiles
INTD 1374Survey of Interior Design
INTD 1375Design Drawing and Presentation
INTD 1376Space Planning
INTD 2371Interior Materials and Systems
INTD 2372Topics in Interior Design
INTD 2373Color Theory for Interior Design
INTD 2374Interior Design Studio III
INTD 2376Interior Design Studio IV
INTD 2378Interior Design Studio V
INTD 3372Environmental Systems and Controls
INTD 3373Human Factors and Ergonomics
MGMT 2376Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management
MGMT 2379Merchandise Buying, Planning, and Control
MRKT 1371Visual Branding and Store Planning
MRKT 1375Principles of Retailing
MRKT 2371Buying
MRKT 2375Trend Forecasting
MRKT 2376Social Media Marketing
MRKT 2378Product Development and Manufacturing
SUCC 2379Internship
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