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Wardrobe Technician and Costume Design Specialist

Specialized training for wardrobe creation, maintenance, and supervision for theatre, film, video, and broadcast and cable television productions. Recommended for working stylists or as additional study for Fashion Styling certificate students looking to increase their versatility. After an introduction to both career concentrations - wardrobing and costume design- in SXG 100, students are encouraged to specialize in one concentration or the other depending on their interests and skills.

Not all courses are offered every semester.
Links direct you to current offerings.

A total of 13 courses is needed to complete this certificate.

Required Courses for Both Concentrations

(recommended in this order)
SXG 100  Wardrobe for Theatre, Film, and TV 
SXS 130  Fashion Styling: Trade Craft from Fitting to Clothing Care (formerly SXM 100)
SXG 200  Costume Design: Film and Media Fashion Impact (formerly SXG 130)
SXW 425  Hand-Sewing, Mending, and Alteration Essentials
SXF 610  The Great Fashion Designers
SXF 650  Learn Today's Top Ten Design Motifs: Home, Events, and Fashion (formerly SXH 100)
SXG 175  The Great Costume Designers (formerly SXG 610)
SXF 500  Fabrication: Everything You Need to Know

Wardrobe Technician Concentration

Required Courses

SXG 150  Wardrobe: Tricks of the Trade (formerly SXM 105)
SXG 300  Wardrobe Technician Career Start-up
SXI 335 Fit, Balance and Proportion Fundamentals for Men's Image and Styling (formerly SXF 335)
SUS 016  Clothing Reconstruction

Personal Choice Courses

(choose 1) 
SXW 400  Learn to Sew Like a Pro
SXG 125  The Role of A Costume Designer: Film, Video, TV, and Fashion Stories (formerly SXN 540)

Costume Design Specialist Concentration

Required Courses

SXG 125 The Role of the Costume Designer: Film, Video, TV and Fashion Stories (formerly SXN 540)
SXG 140 Costume Design: Theory and Practice (formerly SXG 120)
SXG 240 Costume Design: Life Drawing Basics for Costume Design (formerly SXG 140)
SXG 310 Costume Design Career Start-Up

Personal Choice Courses

(choose 1)
SXS 350 Fashion Styling: Men (formerly SXS 330)
SXI 335 Fit, Balance and Proportion Fundamentals for Men's Image and Styling (formerly SXF 335)


Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of Completion must file an Affidavit Certificate Declaration after completing the first class of the certificate program. 

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