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B.S. in Fashion: Fashion Design

Residential Fashion Design Degree Program (B.S.)

Prepare for success in the multi-billion-dollar fashion apparel industry with your B.S. in Fashion and Fashion Design cognate from Liberty University. Work in the exciting fields of apparel and accessory design or venture into the entertainment industry as a costume design for theater, television, or film.

Study under experienced professors who are grounded in their Christian faith and integrate a biblical worldview into the classroom. Our professors are degreed in fashion education and clothing and textiles. They continue in their profession through conferences, workshops, and working in the industry.

Get ready for your fashion career through inspiring courses, an internship, and opportunities like a fashion show and fashion tour. Build your professional skills and network with the Fashion Design & Merchandising Association. Through your degree, you’ll:

  • Learn how to evaluate fibers and fabrics for their intended use
  • Communicate as a marketer and merchandiser in the business world
  • Apply professional skills in designing and constructing fashion apparel
  • Create/produce a sewing construction samples portfolio using standard sewing construction techniques
  • Develop a professional portfolio of creative fashion design
  • Illustrate fashion by hand and by using computer software
  • Design fashion and fabric using computer software
  • Design fashion apparel by flat-pattern and draping techniques

Gain hands-on experience through our Fashion Design Lab featuring:

  • sewing machines
  • industrial straight sewer
  • industrial hemmer
  • sergers
  • industrial overlock
  • embroidery machine
  • full-scale draping forms
  • fabric design software
  • half-scale draping forms for design

Academic Information for the B.S. in Fashion: Fashion Design

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study

Fashion (B.S.): Fashion Design

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Fashion Design Degree Courses You Could Take

  • Design & Construction I for Apparel (FACS 222)
  • Draping for Apparel Design (FACS 422)
  • Fashion & Textile Design with Computers (FACS 329)
  • Apparel Illustration and Design (FACS 420)
  • History of Costume (FACS 429)

Start Your Career in Fashion Design


Career Opportunities for Fashion Design Degree Graduates

  • Freelance Apparel Designer
  • Designer’s Assistant
  • Alterations Specialist
  • Fashion Accessory Designer
  • Personal Stylist
  • Costume Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Fabric Designer
  • Draper for Design