The Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design educates students in the art, philosophy, theory, process, and product of fashion design in the 21st Century. The curriculum provides an artistic and intellectual approach to the design process, focusing on the interaction of technique, function, technology, and individual creative expression. Coursework concentrates on traditional and experimental techniques, as well as the history and theory of fashion as a significant aesthetic language. The program builds on the essential foundations of the arts and sciences, and encourages students to be multidisciplinary thinkers and skilled communicators. Career opportunities are available in the areas of apparel design, accessories design, technical design, pattern making, product design, computer-aided and technical drawing, merchandising, theatrical costuming, and wardrobe management.