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Courses for a Degree in Fashion Design

In addition to a focus on fashion design courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Fashion Design Courses

  • Fashion Fundamentals
  • Fashion Visuals
  • Fashion Fabrics
  • Fashion Technology
  • Fashion Drawing I
  • Fashion Drawing II
  • Apparel Construction
  • History of Costume
  • Flat Pattern
  • Draping
  • Contemporary Fashion Designers
  • Fashion Portfolio I
  • Fashion Portfolio II
  • Fashion Design Studio
  • Florence Fashion Design Studio
  • New York Design Studio
  • Fashion Internship
  • Senior Design Thesis

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology