Fashion Design Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for the completion of the degree in fashion design. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson core curriculum. Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Some secondary requirements, which are noted by an asterisk (*) in the list below, can also be used to fulfill a core curriculum requirement.

Major Requirements:

FDES 100

First-Year Fashion Design Seminar

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 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

MKT 206

Principles of Marketing

Secondary 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

IS 125

Fundamentals of Digital Media*

MATH 140

Basic Statistics*

MGT 210

Business Writing*


Basic Digital Photography*


Fashion and Portrait Photography

~Course under development