BA in Fashion Design

ISC - Lipscomb University, United States
BA in Fashion Design
Next enrollment cycle January 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 5,221,045
Course Accredited By SACSCOC
4 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree Up to 7% scholarship

Immerse yourself in a personal, spiritually-minded fashion community. Access to our historic archives and connected fashion experts will put you well on your way to a successful career in fashion design.

  • Study fashion design in Nashville, where the industry is thriving. We'll put you in the center of the action, with excellent internship and employment opportunities. Local businesses are an extension of our classrooms. We have the experts and connections you need to develop your skills. Immerse yourself in a personal, spiritually-minded fashion community. You'll have access to our historic archive including Halston, a world-renowned designer. Our collection includes historic garments from every decade since 1890 — including designer clothes. 
  • Search through our scrapbooks and hundreds of clothing patterns (think Elizabeth Taylor, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Liza Minnelli and more) for inspiration. Take part in fashion shows. Study abroad opportunities include a two-week fashion course in Florence, Italy, along with a one-week New York study tour.

Program Foundations

  • We prepare students so they stay current in the fashion industry. Our graduates understand which influences create changes in trends. Our curriculum includes historic costume, current trends and designers, the basic concepts of design and courses in construction and pattern making.

Capstone Projects

  • Internship required. Seniors also design a fashion show displaying student creations.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • August 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements 

  • Direct Admission
  • TOEFL (iBT) Overall 79
  • IELTS Overall 6.5
  • Pearson (PTE) 60 
  • Pearson Versant 64 or higher
  • Duolingo 105
  • GPA: Undergraduate: 2.5 for Direct Admission

Fashion and Design Core (6 hours):
AR 1723 - New Media Studio
FD 1323 - Basic Design

Fashion Design Core (39 hours):
FD 1011 - Professional Orientation
FD 1113 - Clothing Construction I
FD 1123 - Clothing Construction II
FD 2113 - Textiles
FD 2133 - Fashion Industry
FD 3103 - History of Costume
FD 3123 - Display and Promotion
FD 3133 - Flat Pattern Design
FD 3143 - 20th Century Fashion
FD 3153 - Draping
FD 404V - Internship in Fashion and Design
FD 4092 - Senior Seminar
AR 1213 - Color Theory
AR 1063 - Figure Drawing

Fashion Design Major Electives (9 hours):
ENT 2503 - An Introduction to Business
FD 37nV - Special Topics
FD 400V - Travel
FD 401V - Independent Study and Research
FD 404V - Internship in Fashion and Design
IT 2223 - Web Application Development I
MK 3503 - Principles of Marketing

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