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Apparel Design, B.Sc.

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Apparel Design students learn to design, produce, and market apparel and wearable products by developing the creative thinking and technical expertise to address contemporary issues while using industry technologies, communicating design ideas, and gaining an understanding of the global apparel industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The program focuses on a research-based design process used by many design industries, and courses incorporate industry-sponsored projects and community service projects. Studio courses closely replicate the professional working methods of apparel designers. In addition to providing a strong liberal arts curriculum, courses offer essential background in costume history, consumer behavior, and social and cultural meanings of apparel. A required internship and mentor experience provides students with professional experience. An annual fashion show presents students' achievements to the professional community. 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Students must complete 7 courses before admission to the program.Freshman and transfer students are usually admitted to pre-major status before admission to this major.A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:

  • 2.50 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.50 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University
Admission to the pre-major status is done by a competitive holistic review. Students must maintain a GPA of 2.50 during pre-major coursework. In addition, students must receive a minimum grade of C- or better in the required pre-major courses before going through portfolio review (not just a 2.50 GPA). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25960 USD/year
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  • National

    14760 USD/year
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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