Approved Program Electives

BSc Human Ecology - Clothing, Textiles and Material Culture

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.
  • Students are responsible for ensuring the pace of their degree program by consulting course offering schedules regularly and planning accordingly.
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information.

HECOL Courses

  • HECOL 354 - Apparel Design and Product Development I
  • HECOL 454 - Apparel Design and Product Development II
  • HECOL 460 - Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-First Century Dress in the Western World
  • HECOL 464 - Fashion and Material Culture: Politics, Economies, Societies, c. 1600-1900
  • HECOL 465 - Material Culture, Methods and Identities
  • HECOL 469 - Material Culture in Practice
  • HECOL 470 - Topics in Advanced Textile and Apparel Science
  • HECOL 473 - Clothing and Materials for Sport and Safety
  • HECOL 476 - Textile Analysis and Care
  • HECOL 490 - Independent Investigation in Human Ecology
  • HECOL 493 - Selected Topics in Textiles and Clothing
  • Apparel Design and Construction

  • ART 134 - Art Fundamentals
  • DES 135 - Design Fundamentals
  • Clothing and Textile Science 

  • CHEM 101 - Introductory University Chemistry I
  • CHEM 102 - Introductory University Chemistry II
  • CHEM 261 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 263 - Organic Chemistry II
  • HECOL 470 - Topics in Advanced Textile and Apparel Science
  • HECOL 473 - Clothing and Materials for Sport and Safety
  • HECOL 474 Introduction to Nanotechnologies and Smart Textiles
  • HECOL 476 Textile Analysis and Care
  • MATH 114 - Elementary Calculus I
  • MATH 134 - Calculus for the Life Sciences I
  • MATH 144 - Calculus for the Physical Sciences I
  • PHYS 124 - Particles and Waves
  • PHYS 126 - Fluids, Fields, and Radiation
  • Fashion Business

  • ACCTG 300 - Introduction to Accounting
  • MARK 301 - Introduction to Marketing
  • MARK 320 - Consumer Behavior
  • MARK 432 - Marketing Communications
  • MARK 442 - Seminar in International Marketing
  • MARK 466 - Service Marketing
  • MARK 468 - Retailing and Channel Management
  • MARK 470 - Selling and Sales Management
  • SMO 311 - HRM: Managing the Work Force in Canada
  • SMO 402 - Management Skills for Supervisors and Leaders
  • Interiors

  • EXRI 4676 - Introduction to Residential Interiors
  • EXRI 4677 - Basic Drawing Drafting and Presentation
  • EXRI 4678 - Colour Theory and Application
  • EXRI 4679 - Space Planning
  • Material Culture and Design Studies including Fashion History

  • ANTHR 101 - Introductory Anthropology
  • ANTHR 207 - Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTHR 424 - Visual Anthropology
  • ART H 101 - History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture I
  • ART H 102 - History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture II
  • ART H 209 - History of Design
  • DRAMA 101 - Introduction to Theatre Art
  • DRAMA 208 - Theatre History I
  • HIST 110 - The Pre-Modern World
  • HIST 111 - The Early Modern World
  • HIST 112 - The Modern World
  • HIST 114 - The History of the World in the Last 10 Years
  • HIST 115 - Technology and History
  • HIST 206 - Introduction to the History of Women in Europe
  • HIST 326 - Topics in History at the Movies
  • SOC 100 - Introductory Sociology
  • SOC 241 - Social Psychology
  • SOC 269 - Introductory Sociology of Globalization
  • SOC 301 - Sociology of Gender
  • T DES 473 - Production Techniques: Costume
  • T DES 474 - Production Techniques: Advanced Costume
  • Other

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

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