Thesis Preparation
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Level: Graduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Fashion
Department: Fashion Design & Society
Course Number: PGFD 5240
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Design Research
  • Integrative Fashion
This course prepares students to successfully complete the Design Thesis Studio’s final collection/capstone project. Students submit a written proposal and research material that supports a final project. They are expected to do research and develop a plan for sourcing materials and finishing, manufacturing, and prototyping the product. In addition, they must make industry contacts in order to make use of materials technologies and manufacturing techniques as necessary.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: Masters degree in Fashion Design & Society majors only.


Open to Graduate students.


Open to Fashion Design and Society students.