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.
DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 09/17/2016 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.