Costume Design

Costume Design
Comprehensive course in costume design for stage and screen; renderings; costume theory; script research; costume paperwork; collaboration techniques; preparation for work as assistant and/or full designer positions in departmental productions.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 236 and 259 or concurrent enrollment; or instructor's consent.
 RecommendedTMA 462 or concurrent enrollment.
 ProgramsContaining TMA 362
Course Outcomes

Concept and Approach

Students will apply script analysis and the use of a director's concept in the creation of an effective costume design for a production.

Communication and Collaboration

Students will demonstrate collaborative communication, both orally in a production team and artistically through the costume rendering, as preparation for co-design and full costume design assignments for the Department of Theatre & Media Arts.

Professional Skills

Students will demonstrate professional costume rendering and computer-aided graphic skills in figure proportions, stance and fabric manipulation.


Students will produce effective visual materials for personal portfolios and demonstrate an ability to constructively critique other designers' portfolios.