Costume Design and Production

Programs offered
  • Costume Design and Production (major and minor)

The major in Costume Design and Production takes advantage of the resources of the Department of Theatre and the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Through studying general theatre, fashion design, clothing construction, theatre history, clothing history, and other areas, we prepare students who want to become costumers, wardrobe managers, and costume designers in professional theatre, film, or other performance genres.

  • A minimum 84 credits are required for this major, including 31 upper-division credits.
  • A minimum 30 credits are required for this minor, including 15 upper-division credits.
  • Core courses from the Family and Consumer Sciences Department include “History of Costume, “Textiles,” and “Flat Pattern Design.”
  • Core courses from the Theatre Department include “Stagecraft,” “Playscript Analysis,” and “Production Practicum.”

Apply for the major or minor

  • You should apply for a major or minor by your junior year.
  • Your application is due on or before the first Friday of Autumn, Winter, or Spring quarter.
  • Faculty must approve all admission to the majors and minors.
  • Your overall GPA must be a minimum of 2.5 for admission to the major for Costume Design and Production.
  • Apply to this major or minor through the Major or Minor application. You must complete the major or minor requirements in effect when you are admitted to the major or minor.

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Family Consumer Sciences 

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Time Schedule: Family Consumer Sciences

Course planning

Suggested course sequences help you complete your degree in a timely manner.