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Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are statements by faculty members that describe the most important things students will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

Upon graduating from the Fabric Styling BFA program, students will be able to:

  • trend forecast with proficiency;
  • construct professional trend presentation boards for a potential client’s needs;
  • research trends and use critical thinking to determine future style direction in both home furnishing and apparel fashion forecasting;
  • identify and analyze new forecasting trends from publications and cultural events;
  • research historical periods and translate this research into current trends;
  • communicate ideas clearly in both written and oral form;
  • work collaboratively as part of an organization in a professional manner with clients;
  • understand and adhere to deadlines;
  • use computer technology with ease and evaluate future innovative software for clients in the creation of forecasts and boards; and
  • demonstrate knowledge of current and innovative manufacturing technology and processes in the field of fabric styling.