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Costume Studies MA

Degree Requirements

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

Electives by Advisement (selected from, but not limited to, the following as well as courses offered throughout the University – 21 credits)

Electives by Advisement (21 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

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: 36 credits