The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded for completion of 65 credits of coursework. A maximum of 31 undergraduate credits may be transferred from other programs or institutions. Students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average
and fulfill all program requirements in a timely manner.
Students who receive the maximum number of transferable credits (31) are eligible to enroll in the fast-track option described below.
NOTE: Prospective students seeking admission for spring 2019 or later should refer to the spring 2019 curriculum.
1-2 years, 65 credits
Can be completed full-time or part-time
A professionally oriented course of study that provides essential foundation training and technical skills, enabling students to build a competitive portfolio and launch a new career in their chosen industry. Best suited to students who have previous college experience in an unrelated field and want to change careers.
4 years, 120 credits
Full-time undergraduate major
A holistic degree program that immerses students in challenging studio courses, art history and critical theory, as well as the wider world of liberal arts. The course of study culminates in a thesis and qualifies alumni for further graduate study. Best suited to first-time college students.
Explore the BFA degree option
2 years, 60 credits.
Full-time graduate program
A highly selective program that combines intensive studio-based projects with research and artistic exploration. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in fashion design and a substantial portfolio.
Explore the MFA degree option
James Hamilton Butler, Program Director
Priority Deadline: October 15