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.

Master of Arts Degree

Upon graduating from the Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice MA program, students will be able to:

  • contribute original material to the field of textile and fashion history through research, writing, critical thinking, organization, and analytical technology;
  • analyze and identify fabric structure, material content, and method of manufacture of historic costume and textiles for purposes of either conservation work or for descriptive analytical reports;
  • employ practiced methodologies for the protection and longevity of historic costume and textiles in collections; and
  • interpret the historic context of costume and textiles to a specific intended audience through published papers, exhibitions, and public presentations.