Certificate of Achievement in Fashion Design
This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Fashion Design. Students completing this certificate will acquire skills at an advanced level in designing apparel, creating patterns, selecting materials and marketing finished products.
- Apply elements and principles of design to the development, production, selection, and evaluation of apparel and other textile products.
- Evaluate different fabrics and fibers with respect to their application or end use.
- Identify and appraise a variety of career paths within the fashion world.
- Create and construct patterns and garments using appropriate technology and methods.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: fashion designer, pattern drafter, pattern grader, sample maker, production manager, shipping manager, manufacturer’s sales representative, dressmaker, tailor and alterationist.
|REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES||18|
|ART 006||Color and Design||3|
|FASH 141||Principles of Fashion||3|
|FASH 160||Clothing Construction||3|
|FASH 161||Clothing Contstruction 2||3|
|FASH 162||Fashion Design-Pattern Making||3|
Select three units from the following courses:
|FASH 140||Intro to the Fashion Industry||3|
|FASH 142||Visual Merchandising and Sales||3|
|FASH 263||Basic Sewing||3|
The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Consumer Family Studies Division Chair.