The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fashion, Body and Garment is a 30-credit hour program that helps students who already have a bachelor's degree develop a portfolio for the fashion design field. Read on for the coursework required to complete this certificate.

TermCredit Hours
Summer Intensive  6  
  • FASH 5101 Design Studio I (6)
 
Fall Semester  12  
  • FASH 5110 Design Studio II (6)
  • FASH Elective (3), or
      FASH 3021 Fashion Intensive Portfolio (3)
  • ARTHI 3566 Survey of the History of Dress (3)
 
Spring Semester  12  
  • FASH 5130 Design Studio III (6)
  • FASH Elective (3), or
      FASH 3021 Fashion Intensive Portfolio (3)
  • ARTHI 3565 Body Arts (3), or
      ARTHI 3567 Dress and Society (3), or
      ARTHI 4562 Shape of Contemporary Dress (3)
 
Participation in two Graduate Critiques   
Total Credit Hours30  

Certificate requirements and specifications

  1. Curriculum: The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fashion, Body and Garment program is designed to be a full-time, three-semester program. Any exception to this requirement must be approved by the program/department chair and will only extend to one full calendar year.
  2. Full-time Status Minimum Requirement: 12 credit hours

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