Bachelor Of Science In Fashion Fashion Design
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 21, 2023
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Become the Designer You’re Meant to Be

Does the idea of working in the fashion industry excite you? If pursuing fashion is your desire, and it aligns with your career goals and your calling, our Bachelor of Science in Fashion – Fashion Design will provide all the tools and training you need for your professional life.

When you earn a fashion design degree, you can open up unique and exciting career opportunities. Maybe you’re interested in becoming a costume designer on Broadway or in Hollywood. If you’re interested in high fashion, this degree would be perfect to be a designer,  illustrator, or even design new fabrics for other designers.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 5 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Fashion Design Degree?

At Liberty University, we desire to give you everything you need to be successful in your chosen field. By pursuing your degree with us, you’re getting all the personalized classroom experience of a small school with the benefits and opportunities of a larger university. We can’t wait to partner with you on your educational and professional journey!

Wondering what’s so great about the fashion design program? One of our favorite assets is our professors. Your teachers are fashion professionals with real-life experience and degrees in related fields. They understand the demands of the fashion industry and are excited to mentor, support, and guide you while you’re studying with us.

Another amazing opportunity you’ll benefit from is hands-on experience and professional networking. There are multiple clubs available to our fashion students that provide opportunities to network with like-minded peers and faculty in the industry. Plus, you’ll participate in an internship that gives real-world experience to prepare you for your career.

What Will You Learn in Our Fashion Design Degree?

We’re excited that you’re considering our fashion design degree, and we want you to know that you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and experience you need to excel in your career. So what exactly will you be learning? The core major courses cover topics like textiles, family economic decisions, and professional development.

The fashion design concentration will give you a unique insight into advanced fashion design-related topics. Some of your classes will include:

  • Design and Construction I and II for Apparel
  • Draping for Apparel Design
  • Drawing I
  • History of Costume
  • Principles of Management

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

FACS 320 – Textiles: Fibers and Fabrics

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Study of natural and synthetic fibers in addition to the manufacturing processes involved in the production of fabrics from raw to finished form for use in clothing and home furnishings
  • Focus on identification of fabric construction and product performance

FACS 350 – Family Economic Decisions

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Theory and application of financial management principles related to the family throughout the life cycle
  • Focus on an analysis of the relationship between family values and use of resources

FACS 403  Professional Development

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Job search and interview strategies
  • Resume and portfolio development
  • Participation in professional association activities

FACS 455 – Family and Individual Resource Management

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • The management of resources in balancing the multiple roles and responsibilities of family members
  • The application of critical thinking to resolve issues, prioritize, and set goals


Degree Information


Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Fashion Design Degree

  • The required internship towards the end of this degree provides hands-on experience and potential job opportunities.
  • Our on-campus clubs allow students to connect with peers and professionals in the field. These clubs include the Family and Child Development Association, Interior Design Association, Fashion Design and Merchandising Association, Event Planning Society, and FACS Honor Society.
  • Our annual Spring Fashion Show hosts over 1,400 guests.
  • For the past 3 years, fashion students have presented designs at the International Textile and Apparel Association’s annual conference.

Fashion Design Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Fashion Design Graduates

  • Apparel designer
  • Boutique entrepreneur
  • Clothing constructionist
  • Fashion illustrator
  • Sample maker

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

 *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.