Fashion Design

Fashion Design – Full Time Program

Students may earn either a Certificate of Completion in Fashion Design by taking 46 units of full time fashion program courses or they may earn a Fashion Design-Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) by taking 46 units of Fashion plus18 units of academic courses.

Students must complete and pass each level with a grade of “C” or better before moving on.(e.g. FD 111 & 112 before FD 122 & 120).

 

First Semester

FD 111 Clothing Construction (industrial, power sewing) 5 units
FD 112 Basic Art & Design 5 units
FD 119 or
FD 125
History of Costume or
Textile Manufacturing
3 units

 

Second Semester

FD 122 Grading and Marker Making 5 units
FD 120 Basic Pattern Making & Design 5 units
FD 119 or FD 125 History of Costume or
Textile Manufacturing
3 units

 

Third Semester

FD 130 Draping & Design 5 units
FD 132 Advanced Patterns & Design 5 units

Fourth Semester

FD 141 Advanced Design 5 units
FD 142 Manufacturing Production 5 units

 

Additional Requried Courses

FD 119 History of Costume 3 units
FD 125 Textile Manufacturing Methods 3 units
FD 139 Coordinated Sportswear 2 units
FD 264 Apparel Computer Systems Analysis 2 units

 

Electives

FD 101 Introduction to Fashion 2 units
FD 118 Advanced Clothing Construction 2 units
FD 137 Bustier Creation 2 units
FD 138 Tailoring Techniques for Ready to Wear 2 units
FD 140 Advanced Draping 2 units
FD 147 Fashion Show Production 2 units
FD 148 Activewear Design 2 units
FD 151 Advanced Art & Design 2 units
FD 244 Computer Fashion Art
(Photoshop)
2 units
FD 270 Illustrator for Fashion Design 2 units
FD 941 Cooperative Education (Internships) 4 units

 

Or

Fashion Design Evening or Saturday Courses

Or

 

FM 1 Entrepreneurial Fashion 3 units
FM 20 Apparel Product Development 3 units
FM 25 Fashion Industry Interchange 3 units
FM 30 Wholesale Merchandising 3 units
FM 50 International Business 3 units
FM 40 Fashion Computer Applications 3 units

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FashionTechnology- Evening & Saturday Program

The Fashion Center offers classes for every schedule. If the full-time program does not fit into yours, we offer a full range of fashion classes in the evening and on Saturday.

Evening and Saturday students may receive a Certificate of Completion- Adjunct after taking the 28 units listed below. For those students wishing to pursue an Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) by completing some additional fashion and academic courses, may earn a Fashion Technology- Associate in Arts Degree.

 

Required Courses

FD 222 Samplemaking & Design I 2 units
FD 223 Samplemaking & Design II 2 units
FD 224 Samplemaking & Design III 2 units
FD 225 Patternmaking & Design I 2 units
FD 226 Patternmaking & Design II 2 units
FD 227 Patternmaking & Design III 2 units
FD 228 Pattern Grading & Design I 2 units
FD 229 Pattern Grading & Design II 2 units
FD 236 Fashion Sketching & Design I 2 units
FD 237 Fashion Sketching & Design II 2 units
FD 238 Fashion Sketching & Design III 2 units
FD 239 Gown Draping & Design I 2 units
FD 240 Gown Draping & Design II 2 units
FD 241 Gown Draping & Design III 2 units

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