Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design

Student poses in student-made dress during fashion show

Whether you’re a complete novice, experienced designer or cosplayer, you’ll be taught the necessary skills you need to succeed in the fashion industry through Brenau’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design. This program encompasses problem-based apparel design, fashion design for different target markets, preparing visual materials, patternmaking, draping, apparel construction and more.

Duration: 8 semesters
Start term: Fall
Class type: On-ground
Location: Gainesville

Student opportunities

  • Gain a firm foundation of fashion design and production 
  • Focus on designing and constructing fashion collections 
  • Complete an internship in the fashion industry
  • Work in a fashion lab with professional sewing equipment, size-inclusive dressforms, and an abundance of fabrics and materials 
  • Have access to a state-of-the-art computer lab for digitizing, creating and printing patterns
  • Partner with Brenau’s Occupational Therapy Department to design clothing for people with disabilities 
  • Have the opportunity to work in the Brenau Historic Clothing Collection
  • Show finished designs in Brenau’s annual fashion show 

Potential careers

  • Fashion designer
  • Creative designer
  • Fiber artist
  • Patternmaker 
  • Technical designer
  • Stylist
  • Fashion design instructor 

Not sure about pursuing Fashion Design as a major?

Choose it as a minor and experience a portion of the program.

Have questions? Contact us today. 

Dr. Priya Pandey,
Associate Professor
Program Director of Fashion
(770) 297-5928

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