About the courseThe Apparel Design and Production concentration focuses on the development of knowledge and skills necessary to engage in the design and creation of textile and apparel goods for an identified target market. This includes coursework in aesthetics and design, fashion/trend forecasting, fashion illustration, pattern development, material selection (e.g., fibers, fabrics, dyes/finishes), apparel construction techniques, computer-aided design (CAD), historic textiles and costume, and social-psychological aspects of dress. Students applying to the Apparel Design and Production concentration are accepted first into the Apparel and Merchandising major. Full acceptance into the Apparel Design and Production concentration requires passing the portfolio review held in the spring semester and a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. Industry professionals in the field of apparel design and manufacturing evaluate student portfolios. Each year, the 20 to 25 students who receive the highest scores on the portfolio evaluation are accepted into the Apparel Design and Production concentration, and they become eligible to enroll in apparel design and production courses.
Intake MonthsJanuary, May, August
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