Program Overview

The Theater Costuming Program provides students with an introduction to the costuming industry, including the many types of jobs available in this field, from designing to costume construction and show production. Students learn historic and theatrical styles, pattern making skills, tailoring and construction skills as well as design and illustration techniques to prepare them for a job in costuming. Students have the opportunity to work on actual productions through class work or internships.


Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 22 units Units
FASH 113 Textiles 3 units
FASH 116 Tailoring 3 units
FASH 150 History of Fashion 3 units
FASH 162 Advanced Flat Pattern 3 units
FASH 164 Fashion Illustration 3 units
FASH 168 Fashion Draping 3 units
FASH 196 Introduction to the Costume Industry 1 unit
FASH 197 Pattern Design for Historic Costume 3 units
Selective Courses, choose a minimum of 6 units from the following:
List A, complete 3 units from the following: Units
FASH 199 Costuming for Theatrical Production 3 units
FASH 672 Cooperative Education: Internship 3 units
List B, complete 3 units from the following: Units
FASH 134 Beginning Millinery 1 unit
FASH 140 Basic Serging 1 unit
FASH 169 Evening Gown Construction 2 units
FASH 170 French Pattern Drafting 2 units
FASH 171 Pants Drafting 2 units
FASH 172 Bustier 1 unit
Total Required Units: 28