Fashion Design Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for the completion of the bachelor's degree in fashion design. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson Educational Experience (SEE).

Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Major Requirements:

ART 106

Introduction to Art History

ART 110

Fundamentals of Design I

ART 113

Fundamentals of Design II

ART 116

Drawing I

ART 117

Drawing II

ART 217

Figure Drawing

ART 315

Surface Design

FDES 100

First-Year Fashion Design Seminar

FDES 101

Garment Construction Techniques

FDES 200

Introduction to Textiles

FDES 201

Fashion Design I

FDES 202

Fashion Design II

FDES 203

Garment Construction Studio

FDES 205

Computer-Aided Pattern Design I

FDES 210

Fashion Illustration I

FDES 274


FDES 280

History of Fashion


Fashion Design Study Abroad

FDES 301

Fashion Design III

FDES 302

Fashion Illustration II

FDES 303

Fashion Design IV

FDES 305

Computer-Aided Pattern Design Il

FDES 315

Writing for Fashion

FDES 401

Fashion Design V: Senior Studio I

FDES 403

Fashion Design Vl: Senior Studio ll

FDES 404

Fashion Design VII: Product Development

FDES 417

Fashion Design Internship

MGT 210

Business Writing

MKT 206

Principles of Marketing


Basic Digital Photography


Fashion and Portrait Photography

VCD 125

Fundamentals of Digital Media