Assistant Costume Designer Certificate

Assistant Costume Designer Certificate

Program Code: 2C19660

The Assistant Costume Designer Certificate provides the student with expertise in order to assist the Costume Designer in costuming for film, television, theme park entertainment and theater. The Assistant Costume Designer should be able to create patterns for costumes, assemble costumes suitable for the entertainment industry, illustrate fashion and utilize design skills. This certificate is designed to provide the student with a course of study leading to certification and employment in the entertainment industry as an Assistant Costume Designer. The Assistant Costume Designer certificate program requires the completion of 38.5-46 units of which 29.5-37 units are in required courses and the remaining 9 units must be chosen from the restricted electives below. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Determine whether to pull, purchase or build costumes based upon the needs of the script, the show’s budget and the time and workforce available.

Outcome 2: Create and maintain a show “bible”.

Outcome 3: Construct a complete costume from several historical time periods.

Outcome 4: Create custom patterns to match an actor’s measurements.

Outcome 5: Organize and load in costumes for a theatrical production.

Outcome 6: Design costumes suitable for the stage.

Required courses:
Fashion Sketching
Basic Sewing Techniques
Flat Pattern Methd and Desgn I
Clothing II
History of Costume
Introduction to the Theatre

Acting Workshop or
Theatre Workshop or
Beginning Theatre Practicum or
Beginning Musical Theatre Production

Beginning Theatrical Costuming and Design
Stage Makeup
Intermediate Theatrical Costuming

16-18th Century Theatrical Costume Construction or
19th Century Theatrical Costume Construction or
20th Century Theatrical Costume Construction

Pre-16th Century Theatrical Costume Construction

Introduction to Stage Crew Activity or
Beginning Stage Crew Activity or
Intermediate Stage Crew Activity or
Advanced Stage Crew Activity

Restricted electives:
Beginning Life Drawing
Apparel Production
Pattern Grading
FASH 205 F Tailoring
Fashion Industry Internship
Theatrical City Tours: New York
Theatrical City Tours: London
Acting Workshop
Theatre Workshop
Beginning Stage Crew Activity
Intermediate Theatre Practicum
Intermediate Stage Crew Activity
Advanced Stage Crew Activity
16-18th Century Theatrical Costume Construction
19th Century Theatrical Costume Construction
20th Century Theatrical Costume Construction
Pre-16th Century Theatrical Costume Construction
Perspective Drawing and Rendering

DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 09/22/2021 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate and/or degree program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.