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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: School of Career and Technical Education

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students for the apparel industry. Instruction is offered in all phases of industrial clothing construction, patternmaking, fashion design, and technical sketch. Computer studies are also part of the required curriculum. Studies include fashion trends, design principles, ethnic costume, color theory and the understanding of the apparel industry. Marker making, cost sheets, and production sketches are part of the technical skills learned.

The Fashion Design option will prepare the graduate to work in a design room as assistant designer, junior designer, merchandiser, stylist, illustrator or graphic artist. A design room internship is part of this training program in design. Studies include advanced design and illustration, computer assisted illustration, historical and ethnic costume studies; along with current color and textile trends in the apparel industry. A portfolio of designs and a fashion collection is part of the final requirements.

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:    44

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)
  &
  Semester III (11 units)
FASH 009 - BEGINNING TEXTILES (3.0 units)
  FASH 111B - INTERMEDIATE FASHION DESIGN (3.0 units)
  FASH 105 - INTERMEDIATE FASHION DRAFTING AND DRAPING (3.0 units)
  FASH 115 - INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER-ASSISTED FASHION GRAPHICS (2.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 106 - ADVANCED PATTERN DRAFTING AND DRAPING (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (9 units)
FASH 111C - ADVANCED FASHION DESIGN (3.0 units)
  FASH 130 - FASHION WORKSHOP (3.0 units)
  FASH 124 - HISTORY OF COSTUME (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 109 - COMPUTER AIDED FASHION DESIGN (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  FASH 128A - ADVANCED FASHION ILLUSTRATION METHODS (1.0 units)
  &
  FASH 128B - SURFACE DESIGN TECHNIQUES - DYEING, PAINTING, BATIK (1.0 units)
  &
  FASH 128G - HISTORICAL REPRODUCTIONS (1.0 units)
  &
  FASH 128I - ADVANCED CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES - COUTURE, MENSWEAR (1.0 units)
  &
  FASH 001C - ADVANCED CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION (3.0 units)