BSc Human Ecology - Clothing, Textiles and Material Culture Approved Program Electives (APE)

Guidelines

Approved Program Electives (APE) must be selected according to the following directions:

  • The total 100 and 200 level APEs cannot be greater than 1 course (*3).
  • Any courses on this list that have already been taken/granted credit for as required program courses cannot be used as an APE.
  • APE lists are updated annually by the Human Ecology Undergraduate Program Committee and students must use the most updated version of the list when selecting APE courses.
  • Students can either choose an area of concentration and complete all APEs from one category or take any combination of courses that fits their interests/goals. Please work with an academic or student advisor to choose courses that will work best for you.
  • Students are responsible for ensuring they complete any prerequisites associated with their chosen APEs.
  • Not all courses are offered every year. Students must take this into account when planning their programs.
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information.

 

HECOL Courses

Apparel Design and Construction

 

Clothing and Textile Science

 

Fashion Business

 

Interiors

  • EXRI 3499 Universal Design (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 3510 Computer-Assisted Design (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 3588 Green Design (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 3597 Surface and Textile Design (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4676 Introduction to Residential Interior Design (HECOL 2XX)
  • EXRI 4677 Basic Drawing Drafting and Presentation (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4678 Colour Theory and Application (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4679 Space Planning (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4680 Products and Finishes (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4681 Business Practice (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4682 History of Residential Furnishings (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4683 Building Construction (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4685 Design Studio: Residential Project (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4697 Lighting (HECOL 3XX)
  • EXRI 4699 Computer-Assisted Design II (HECOL 3XX)

 

Material Culture and Design Studies including Fashion History

 

Sustainability

Any course from the University of Alberta Sustainability certificate program. For more information, see http://sustainabilitycert.ualberta.ca/Certificate-Requirements

 

Other

Peter Lougheed Leadership College (PLLC) (*12). Students interested in the PLLC must apply for this program. For more information, see https://www.ualberta.ca/lougheed-leadership-college