Dec 03, 2023
Through the Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in fashion design, you will learn the skills necessary to conceptualize, present and develop finished garments from your original designs.
Fashion Design admission and pre-major requirements
Entering students interested in pursuing a major in the Department of Design in the College of Visual Arts and Design are classified as pre-majors.
To be admitted to the fashion design major (and to be eligible to enroll in subsequent major-specific course work), a pre-major must meet all of the following requirements:
Complete with a grade of C or better
- Have a minimum 2.50 GPA on required art courses.
- Have a minimum 2.25 UNT grade point average.
Successful completion of Entry Portfolio Review is required for admission to major and subsequent course work in the degree.
The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in fashion design.
Plus one of the following
No minor is required.
Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum Requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information, see an academic advisor in the College of Visual Arts and Design Student Academic Advising Office, Art Building, Room 232.
- 24 advanced hours must be completed at UNT.
- 36 hours of art (including at least 12 advanced hours) must be completed at UNT.
- Transfer course work substituted for required UNT art courses must be approved by a student’s faculty advisor during the degree audit process.
- A 2.5 grade point average must be maintained in all art courses; only a grade of C (2.0) or better in art courses will count toward degree requirements.
Four-year degree plan (example)
The following four-year plan is one example of a variety of ways in which you can complete your chosen degree in four years, and will serve as a guide for you to design your pathway to degree completion. Variations will depend on whether you need to take prerequisites or have college credit from exams or dual enrollment.