The School of Design and Engineering offers a number of undergraduate and advanced degree programs for aspiring fashion designers.
AAS students study Accessories Design, Drawing, Fashion, Materials and Fabrication, Sustainable Design, and Textiles.
Program highlights include internship opportunities at the Getty Center, Alternative Apparel Los Angeles and more, participation in the Annual Senior Fashion Show, access to International Programs with more than 50 universities in 18 countries, and participation in the Fashion Association of Design Students.
Home to nearly 11,000 students, UIW is the largest Catholic university in Texas and the fourth-largest private university in the state.
Past design students have studied in Italy, France, Peru, Ghana, and Australia.
A total crew of nearly 300 people worked to put on the show.
The school became the Rhode Island College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1892, and the first class of 17 members graduated two years later.
Among them is the College of Design, which houses the Department of Design, Housing and Apparel.