The Fashion Design concentration prepares students for careers in (but not limited to): fashion design, product development, technical design, sourcing, production and fashion illustration. Students also merge skills in traditional art with technology, marketing/business and design. The new and Fashion Design concentration will provide students seeking with the opportunity to receive current, relevant, real world education to prepare them for a career in the fashion industry.
Students are prepared to obtain entry-level positions in the industry requiring specific skills in design, sketching, CAD, product development and garment construction. The objectives of the concentration are to prepare graduates to enter a career in the fashion industry with a focus on design, pattern making/technical design, illustration, product development, sourcing and production. Students will focus primarily on design and development and garment construction, and the integration of computer aided design and product management. Thus making graduates in this area more marketable and in demand.
After successful completion of coursework, portfolio reviews, exhibitions, internships and senior thesis projects, students will be able to: