BA in Fashion Design

As a student in our bachelor of arts (BA) in fashion design degree program, you will learn how to design and develop merchandise for manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers in preparation for a career in apparel and accessory design or production.

All of our undergraduate programs feature a strong liberal arts background, and your curriculum will include courses in English, history, government, mathematics, economics, humanities, art and computer science. Upon graduation, you will be prepared with the knowledge, skills and professional contacts necessary to succeed in today’s fast-paced global textile and apparel industry.

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  • All admitted students are eligible for admission to the Fashion Merchandising program. Admitted TWU students applying to the Fashion Design program will be admitted provisionally until the completion of FT 1013, FT 2013, and FT 2113 with a grade of “C” or higher during the first enrollment at TWU or any other collegiate program.  The only exception to this requirement is withdrawal from FT 1013, FT 2013, or FT 2113 during the first enrollment for a serious issue which prohibits successful completion of the course.  A second enrollment is allowed only if the issue had been documented by the student and submitted to the Program Director of Fashion and Textiles prior to withdrawal from the course during the first enrollment.  Possible approval for a second enrollment will be made by the Program Director after a face-to-face consultation with the student.  Students transferring into TWU who previously completed any introductory sewing/apparel construction FT 1013, fashion sketching FT 2013, and/or flat pattern FT 2113 courses at another institution of higher education with grades less than “C” are not eligible for admission to the TWU Fashion Design program unless granted approval by the Program Director after a face-to-face consultation with the student prior to the first semester at TWU. Students will be granted full admission to the Fashion Design program once all provisional requirements are met.  Students not given full admission to the Fashion Design program will be required to complete a change of major.

  • Transfer students should refer to the Fashion and Textiles Transfer Student Admissions page to learn more about transferring credit hours and course equivalencies.

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