Willimantic, Conn. – Eastern Connecticut State University will be offering a new Fashion and Costume Design minor this coming fall through the Theatre and Visual Arts departments. Students will be able to register for classes for the 2014 fall semester.
The interdisciplinary minor is designed for students interested in developing skills and abilities in the areas of costume and fashion design. Core courses cover aesthetics, technology and basic skills development in costume and fashion design, including one practical applications experience. Elective courses cover more specialized areas related to costume and fashion history, textiles and pattern-making techniques.
Students minoring in Costume and Fashion Design will develop cutting-edge skills to prepare for careers and further study in the fashion, costume, retail and entertainment industries. Students will apply basic techniques of design and illustration by hand and computer-assisted technology related to the production of garments and accessories.
For information about the minor, contact June Bisantz in the Visual Arts Department at (860) 465-5174 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kristen Morgan in the Theatre Department at (860) 465-5058 or email@example.com.