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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Business & Computer Technology

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students for the workplace environment with skills required to work as an assistant to a fashion designer, merchandiser, stylist, production manager, or design room manager. The coursework covers essential skills in apparel construction, flat pattern and draping. Introduction to apparel industry concepts, and design principles will also be taught. Fashion sketch, spec sheets, production flats, and costing are part of the training program. Upon completion of the required courses, the student will have a working vocabulary and basic knowledge of the apparel industry.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective academic year: 2005-2006

Required Units in the Major:    24

Required Courses
  Semester I (12 units)
FASH 001A - FASHION SURVEY (3.0 units)
  FASH 021 - PRINCIPLES OF FASHION (3.0 units)
  FASH 002 - INTRODUCTION TO FASHION INDUSTRY (3.0 units)
  FASH 110 - FASHION ILLUSTRATION (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (12 units)
FASH 001B - INTERMEDIATE CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION (3.0 units)
  FASH 005 - PATTERN DRAFTING (3.0 units)
  FASH 108 - PATTERNMAKING BY DRAPING (3.0 units)
  FASH 111A - INTRODUCTION TO FASHION DESIGN (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  FASH 009 - BEGINNING TEXTILES (3.0 units)
  &
  FASH 115 - INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER-ASSISTED FASHION GRAPHICS (2.0 units)
  &
  FASH 124 - HISTORY OF COSTUME (3.0 units)
  &
  BIT 010 - BASIC COMPUTER KEYBOARDING (1.0 units)
  &
  BIT 011A - COMPUTER KEYBOARDING AND DOCUMENT PROCESSING (2.0 units)
  &
  BIT 025 - SURVEY OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS (3.0 units)
  &
  BIT 100 - WORD PROCESSING BASICS (1.0 units)
  &
  BIT 102 - SPREADSHEET BASICS (1.0 units)
  &
  BUS 170 - BUSINESS INTERNSHIP (3.0 units)
  &
  MRKT 020 - MARKETING MANAGEMENT (3.0 units)
  &
  MRKT 125 - MERCHANDISING (3.0 units)
  &
  MRKT 128 - MARKETING FIELD PRACTICE (3.0 units)
  &
  BUS 009 - INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3.0 units)
  &
  THRT 010A - MAKEUP FOR STAGE AND SCREEN (1.0 units)
  &
  THRT 010B - ADVANCED MAKEUP FOR STAGE AND SCREEN (1.0 units)
  &
  THRT 015 - COSTUME CRAFTS (3.0 units)