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Semester In L.A.

Costume for TV, Film & Entertainment

2014 Dates: May 27-June 27

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What is semester in LA?
It’s a five week program in which the student earns 12 credit hours and maintains a full-time student status. This program equals the contact hours students would normally receive in fifteen weeks but is compressed into 5 days a week, 8 hours a day. The program is designed for anyone who wishes to pursue a career as a costume designer and/or costume supervisor, for the TV, Film Video or Entertainment industry.

Who is Eligible?
All applicants must meet these minimum requirements:

  • 60 credit hours with a 3.00 GPA in Major
  • significant progress in completing liberal arts requirements
  • application with essay
  • resume
  • Pre-Requisites: Fundamentals of Fashion Design, Design Principles, Design Studio I or Costume Design I, Garment Construction I or Fashion Product Evaluation

Acceptance to the program is conditional. There are a series of milestones which must be met or the candidate will be replaced by someone on the waiting list. At acceptance, you will be given a list of these milestones as well as the dates and procedures to meet them. These events include but are not limited to:

  • proof of health insurance
  • clearance of all restrictions to registration
  • attend orientation session(s)
  • and application acceptance

For more information visit http://www.colum.edu/Academics/semester-in-la/about/

For more information please contact:
Kate Carlson at 312-369-6280, KCarlson@colum.edu
or visit 618 So. Michigan 10th Floor