This course is intended for students possessing some knowledge of costuming skills. The subject is taught in industry standard costuming workshops where students are mentored by professionals experienced in each area. Advanced construction skills studied in this course will be selected from, but not limited to, the following: advanced flat patterning, garment fitting and alterations, period tailoring, advanced construction techniques, and garment draping. Upon completion the successful student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the specific area of advanced costume construction skills studied. This course is only offered in the spring term.