Courses and Sequence

Core Courses: Intro to Pattern Drafting, Intro to Creative Fashion Design, Fashion Illustration, Tailoring, Fashion and Art, Couture Design

Technical Courses: Textile Design - U4ia, Digital Tools for Fashion - U4ia/Photoshop/Illustrator, Fashion Industry Production - Gerber

Specialty Courses: Fashion and Art, Trend Forecasting, Costume Design, Handbag Design, Millinery Design, Industry Production Internship

Capstone Course: Professional Portfolio

For detailed course information, please see course descriptions.


Intro to Pattern Drafting and
Textile Design - U4ia or Trend Forecasting (choose one)

Intro to Creative Fashion Design and
Fashion and Art or Digital Tools for Fashion or
Fashion Industry Production (choose one)

Fashion Illustration and
Costume Design or Handbag Design or Millinery Design (choose one)

Tailoring and (choose one of the electives from previous fall or spring)

Couture Design
Industry Production Internship
Professional Portfolio

A faculty advisor is assigned to each student to help plan his/her course of study, taking into account the course sequence, student workloads and scheduling issues. With the exception of Tailoring, Couture Design and Professional Portfolio (taken at the program's conclusion), these courses may be taken in any order.

For more information

Contact Continuing Education
617 879 7200


Fall semester: April 1
Spring semester: November 1
Application Fee: $35

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