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BFA Art Practice & Art Practice Minor 

The Textile Arts coursework is part of the BFA Art Practice curriculum in the School of Art + Design.  It’s a flexible degree that allows you to design an individual path of study based on your interests and goals. Students can combine courses in sewing, weaving, surface design, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, and video to develop a portfolio that reflects their creative aspirations.  The degree culminates with a group exhibition in the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.
 
The Art Practice Minor is a great option for students outside of Art Practice who want to use Textiles Arts courses to complement their degree.  This is a popular option for costume focused students in the Theater and Film departments, Business students interested in apparel and product design, as well as Liberal Arts students interested in fashion studies.   
 
For more information on these classes and how they might fit into your degree path or how to transfer into the program,  contact Alison Heryer at aheryer@pdx.edu.

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Athletic and Outdoor Project Management Certificate

This certificate program focuses on the skills necessary to thrive in this competitive marketplace. Art + Design students will be able to apply skills in sustainable and inclusive apparel design to the marketing concepts in the School of business  — including product planning, strategy, and sourcing, too branding, and  retail metrics, and sustainability.

The courses for required for this 20-credit certificate pathway are below:

BA 311 or BA 316U Essential of Marketing for Non-Business Majors (Pre-req)

MKTG 375 Retailing (4 credits)

MKTG 436 Competitive Dynamics in the A&O Product Industry (4 credits)

MKTG 437 Product Management in the A&)  Product Industry (4 credits)

ART 313 Textile Design or ART 316 Fabric & Form (4 credits)

ART 316 Textile Arts Studio (4 credits)

For more information about this new pathway or assistance with registration, please contact Jennifer Nolfi (jnolfi@pdx.edu) and Alison Heryer (aheryer@pdx.edu).