The major in Costume Design and Production takes advantage of the resources of the Department of Theatre and the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Through studying theatre, fashion design, clothing construction, theatre history, clothing history, and other areas, we prepare students who want to become costumers, wardrobe managers, and costume designers in professional theatre, film, or other performance genres.
Major courses and degree requirements
- A minimum 88 credits are required for this major, including 36 upper-division credits.
- Core courses from the Family and Consumer Sciences Department include “History of Costume,” “Textiles,” and “Flat Pattern Design.”
- Core courses from the Theatre Department include “Stagecraft,” “Playscript Analysis,” and “Production Practicum.”
View the Costume Design and Production major’s core courses and electives.
Entering the Major or Minor
You may enter this major or minor during your first quarter at SPU. Entrance after your first quarter requires only good academic standing (2.0 or higher SPU cumulative GPA). Consult the undergraduate catalog
for complete information on how and when to enter and what you must do to complete the program.