Apparel Design

What it's all about

Have you ever wanted to design your own clothing line? The Apparel Design degree prepares students to enter the apparel industry profession in domestic as well as international marketing. Apparel design is the development of apparel and textile products that meet the needs of specific consumer markets. Students develop an understanding of these needs through the study of consumer behavior, demographics and psychographics.

You might take classes such as:

  •  Apparel in Today's Society
  •  Introduction to Fashion Industry
  •  Fashion Illustration
  •  Costume History and Design
  •  Apparel Analysis

Graduates of this major go on to:

  •  graduate programs in design
  •  design jobs
  •  jobs in retail such as buyer, analyst or quality control.
  •  related jobs such as journalist/critic, public relations or marketing.