MA - Costume History Option I

A minimum of 30 credit hours is required for the Master of Arts Degree, Option I - Thesis Option.

*Denotes courses open exclusively to graduate students.

Required Coursework in Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design (TMFD) (19 credits):

TMFD 807 History of Dress (Fall only) 3cr
TMFD 808 Textiles, Technology & Culture (Spring only) 3cr
*TMFD 809 Museums: Theory & Practice (Spring even years) 3cr
TMFD 810 Body, Dress & Identity (Spring only) 3cr
*TMFD 874 Theory Development (Fall odd years) 1cr
*TMFD 899 Masters Thesis 3cr

Required Research Methodology Coursework (6 credits)

Select one of the following:

*TMFD 876 Material Culture Research Methods (Fall even years) 3cr
*EDAD 900J Historical Methods in Educational Research 3cr
*EDPS 900K Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research 3cr
*EDPS 935 Qualitative Research 3cr
*EDPS 936 Mixed Methods in Research 3cr
SOCI 807 Strategies of Social Research: Qualitative Methods 3cr
*TMFD 875 Research Methods 3cr

Additional Coursework in TMFD (5 credits minimum):

Suggested TMFD couses:

TMFD 803 Draping 3cr
*TMFD 818 Quilts, History, Culture (Fall odd years) 3cr
*TMFD 825 Advanced Design for Printed Textiles (Spring only) 3cr
TMFD 890 Workshop/Seminar 1-3cr
TMFD 892 Professional Study Tour (May only) 2cr
TMFD 896 Independent Study (Textiles) 3cr
*TMFD 814 Studio Craft Movement from Mid-century to DIY (online) (Fall odd years) 3cr
TMFD 815 Aesthetics and the Quilt (online) 3cr
TMFD 905D Special Topics 1-6cr
TMFD 978 Seminar in Textile History 1-3cr
TMFD 986 Seminar in Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design 1cr
*TMFD 997 Internship 1-9cr