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Overview for Fashion/Apparel Design

A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic principles and techniques to the professional design of commercial fashions, apparel, and accessories, and the management of fashion development projects. Includes instruction in apparel design; accessory design; the design of men's', women's', and children's' wear; flat pattern design; computer-assisted design and manufacturing; concept planning; designing in specific materials; labor and cost analysis; history of fashion; fabric art and printing; and the principles of management and operations in the fashion industry.

Careers for Fashion/Apparel Design Majors

A major in Fashion/Apparel Design is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Fashion/Apparel Design

Top 4 Texas Colleges with the highest percentage of Fashion/Apparel Design among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX
Less Selective$11,694 
University of North Texas
Denton, TX
Moderately Selective$13,168 
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
Moderately Selective$12,858 
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Baylor University
Waco, TX
Highly Selective$25,320 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.