Skill Certificate in Fashion Design

Division: Consumer/Family Studies

Students completing the certificate will acquire entry-level employment in the field of fashion design.  This skill certificate will prepare students discipline-specific skills and knowledge leading to employment in alterations and retail sales.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify and appraise a variety of paths within the fashion industry. 
  • Identify and apply visual merchandising principles, tools and methods to create an effective visual store layout. 

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs; retail sales, visual merchandising and alterations.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES3
FASH 160Beginning Clothing Const.3
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RESTRICTED ELECTIVES6
Select two of the following courses:
FASH 141Intro to Fashion Culture3
FASH 142Fashion Visual Design3
FASH 161Intermed Clothing Construction3
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TOTAL9

The Skill Certificate 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.