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Michigan State University, Art & Art History Fashion Programs Profile

Written by FS StaffDecember 31, 2011
Michigan State University

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Michigan State University: Apparel & Textile Design.
Lansing, Michigan
Art & Art History

The apparel and textile design program at Michigan State University takes a comprehensive approach to the fashion industry, training students in analysis, knowledge synthesis, and creative problem solving. Fundamentally, the curriculum focuses on aesthetics and creativity, two and three dimensional design, design technology, textile materials, history of apparel, culture studies, and apparel and textiles’ place in globalization.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Michigan State University offer?
As of 2011, Michigan State University offers the following degrees:
B.A. Apparel & Textile Design
B.F.A. Apparel & Textile Design

What’s the school’s contact information?
Michigan State University
Art & Art History
113 Kresge Art Center
E. Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517-355-7610
www.art.msu.edu/

Type of school? Public

How much is tuition?
Tuition: Not reported
Room & Board: Not reported

What is the typical student profile?
Harding University total undergraduate students: Not reported
Fashion program students: Not reported

What are the requirements to enter program?
Not reported

How long does it take to complete program?
It usually takes four years to complete a B.S. degree, two years to complete a M.S. degree and two or more years to complete a Ph D program.

How many faculty members does Michigan State University’s Apparel & Textile
Design program have?
Faculty members: Not reported

What career placement services does Michigan State University provide?
Although not required, fashion majors at Michigan State University can broaden their knowledge of apparel and textiles, and gain real-world experience in these and related areas, by participating in an internship program. Interns are typically placed at major national retail chains and widely distributed fashion publications. Students who wish to gain international experience may do so by taking part in Michigan State University’s study abroad program. Professional faculty members are available to help students advance through the fashion curriculum successfully. As of 2011, faculty specializations include historic dress, textile design, and subcultural dress and design, cultural aspects of dress, and knitwear.

All data is as of 2011.