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Costume Studies and Library and Information Science MS/MSLIS  

Dual degree with Long Island University

Degree Requirements

Costume Studies Core Courses (12 credits)

ARCS-GE 2012 Literature & Methodology of Costume Studies, 3
ARCS-GE 2061 History of Costume I: Prehistory to 1800, 3
ARCS-GE 2062 History of Costume II: The 19th Century, 3
ARCS-GE 2063 History of Costume III: The 20th Century, 3

Library and Information Sciences Core Courses (16 credits)

LIS 510 Introduction to Library & Information Science, 3
LIS 511 Information Sources & Services, 3
LIS 512 Introduction to Knowledge Organization, 3
LIS 514 Introduction to Research in LIS, 3
LIS 785 Mentoring, 4

Electives by Advisement (selected from, but not limited to, the following as well as courses offered throughout the NYU)

Costume Studies Electives by Advisement (18 credits)

Students may select electives offered by the program, which are listed below, as well as courses offered throughout the University. 

ARCS-GE 2064 History of Costume IV: Contemporary Dress, 3
ARCS-GE 2069 Costume Conservation & Display, 3
ARCS-GE 2077 History of Textiles: Ancient World to 1800, 3
ARCS-GE 2078 History of Textiles: The Modern Era, 3
ARCS-GE 2102 Design and Culture: The 20th Century, 3
ARCS-GE 2300 Independent Study, 1-6
ARCS-GE 2910 Graduate Projects: Exhibition Praxis, 3
ARCS-GE 2911 History of Fashion Photography, 3
ARCS-GE 2912 Contemporary Design Culture, 3
ARCS-GE 2913 Dress and Textiles in World Culture, 3

Library and Information Sciences Electives (Choose 4 courses for 12 credits from LIU)

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Costume Studies Thesis/Culminating Project (3 credits) 

ARCS-GE 2022 Research in Costume Studies (Thesis part 1), 2
ARCS-GE 2301 Final Project (Thesis part 2), 1
ARCS-GE 2302 Internship in Costume Studies, 0

 

Program Total: 61 credits