College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Department of Applied Sciences, Technology Education
The Fashion Studies Institutional Certificate of Proficiency will introduce students to the apparel and fashion industry through textile science, apparel construction, sustainability, and product development. Students will be able to learn design and development skills and processes related to soft goods apparel production. Courses include apparel construction, textile science, sustainable systems, relationships of fashion with a sociocultural context, fashion fundamentals, and entry-level business related to fashion marketing.
This certificate enhances various career paths in fashion, design, costuming, anthropology, journalism, and business, strengthens resumes, and empowers students through education and experience in fashion studies.