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Costume & Fashion Design Minor (18 Credits)

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, costumes, and fashion design. The elective courses cover more specialized areas related to costume and fashion history and pattern making techniques.

Required Courses (12 credits)

ART 124 Digital Imaging & Online Media
ART 202 Drawing 1
THE 278 Introduction to Costume Technology
THE 279 Costume History

Elective Courses (take 2, 6 credits)

THE 288 Stage Makeup
ART 309 Figure Drawing
ART 328 Printing for Textiles
THE 368 Surface Design on Fabric
THE 378 Costume Design
THE 379 Pattern Making
THE 480 Independent Study

For more information, please contact:

Anya Sokolovskaya
Assistant Professor of Costume Design
Performing Arts Department
Terry Lennox
Chair/Professor of Art History
Department of Art & Art History
(860) 465-5132