In textile and fashion sector developing by industrializing, the emerging labor force need with the increase of importance of branding has increased the importance of education of fashion and textile design. The creative design power, esthetic taste and form of expression in textile and fashion area can only be provided with including of visual arts education in the education of fashion and textile design in enough level.
In this study carried out to solve this problem recognized, in the education of fashion and textile design given license level in Turkey, the place and importance of visual arts education was attempted to be identified.
The study is survey model and the resources associated with the subject were reached by making literature review. Lecture plans of license programs providing fashion and textile education in Turkey in educational year 2011-2012 that constitute the sample of study were reached and describing the obligatory lectures of visual arts education and then the adequacy of visual arts education was attempted to be identified.
Keywords: Education of fashion design, education of textile design, education of visual arts.