Student work for Mentor Project, Prairie Underground, 2018 Student work for Mentor Project, Universal, 2018
Sustainable design principles are part of a core curriculum that focuses on designing for tomorrow. Offering core coursework that explores eco-friendly, smart design, fashion students also have the option to minor in Sustainability. Sustainable design projects can be seen here.
The department is also the proud founder of the Otis Sustainability Alliance, a group of creative leaders from the fields of fashion, design, art, and higher education who are committed to advancing the environmental, social, educational, and economic dimensions of sustainability through our work as artists, designers, and educators. See Otis Sustainability Alliance.
Fashion Design majors may opt to declare a Sustainability Minor. Please see Minors for more information.