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Program Type: AS Degree/Certificate of Achievement

Division: Business & Computer Technology

Program Description:
The Fashion Design option will prepare the graduate to work in a design room as assistant designer, junior designer, merchandiser, buyer, stylist, illustrator or graphic artist. A design room internship is part of this training program. Studies include advanced design and computer assisted illustration, 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.

The curriculum prepares students for the workplace environment with skills required to work in a fashion design business as a design assistant, product merchandiser, junior buyer, stylist, production manager, or design room manager. The coursework covers advanced skills in current computer technologies, apparel product design, flat pattern, and pattern draping. Digital technologies include tech packs with production flats, spec sheets, and costing. Career preparation includes a resume, preparation of an online portfolio and professional internship. Upon completion of the required courses, the student will have a working vocabulary and first hand 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: 2012-2013

Required Units in the Major:    43-45

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 111A - INTRODUCTION TO FASHION DESIGN (3.0 units)
  FASH 009 - BEGINNING TEXTILES (3.0 units)
  FASH 124 - HISTORY OF COSTUME (3.0 units)
  FASH 005 - PATTERN DRAFTING (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (6 units)
FASH 111B - INTERMEDIATE FASHION DESIGN (3.0 units)
  FASH 108 - PATTERNMAKING BY DRAPING (3.0 units)
  &
  Select 2 courses from this list: (5-6 units)
FASH 001B - INTERMEDIATE CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 001C - ADVANCED CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 115 - INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER-ASSISTED FASHION GRAPHICS (2.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 109 - COMPUTER AIDED FASHION DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV Select 3 courses from this list: (8-9 units)
FASH 001B - INTERMEDIATE CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 001C - ADVANCED CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 130 - FASHION WORKSHOP (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 111C - ADVANCED FASHION DESIGN (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 115 - INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER-ASSISTED FASHION GRAPHICS (2.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 109 - COMPUTER AIDED FASHION DESIGN (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 105 - INTERMEDIATE FASHION DRAFTING AND DRAPING (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 106 - ADVANCED PATTERN DRAFTING AND DRAPING (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives

None