Costume & Fashion Design

Costume & Fashion Design Minor

This interdisciplinary minor is intended for students interested in developing skills and abilities in the areas of costume and fashion design and to prepare them for careers and/or further professional development in these highly desirable fields of employment.

Using hands-on and computer-aided design & illustration techniques, students will create garments & accessories and learn the basics of textile design & production.

The core courses cover aesthetics, technology and basic skills development in textiles , costume and fashion design. The elective courses cover more specialized areas related to costume and fashion history and pattern making techniques.


THE 365 – Fabric Surface Design, offered Fall 2019, will count toward the elective courses in the minor.

The Costume and Fashion Design Minor is undergoing a modification process.  Please contact Anya Sokolovskaya ( or Anne Dawson ( for information about the minor.