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Fashion Design


Prepare for entry-level careers in fashion design for the apparel industry by studying fashion drawing, imaginative design, computer applications, draping, textiles, and pattern drafting. 

Program/Major Code:  CRTFDC/FDC

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options:  Seek entry-level positions with apparel manufacturers, clothing retailers, tailoring or alterations businesses, specialty clothing shops or start your own business.

Academic Options:  Continue your studies by taking courses toward an associates degree in Liberal Arts, Fashion Design concentration. While this program was not designed to transfer to a 4-year university, some courses may transfer to meet major or elective requirements.

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Program Requirements 2018-2019

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
FDC 110 Clothing Construction I  3
FDC 111 Clothing Construction II 3
FDC 121 Flat Pattern Making I 3
FDC 122
  or FDC 132
History of Clothing
  Global Fashion and Culture
FDC 126 Textiles 3
FDC 141 Introduction to Fashion Design 3
FDC 144 Fashion Drawing 3
FDC 211 Clothing Construction III 3
ELEC Chose one of the following Courses:
FDC 123, 212, 213, 214, 215, 221, 241, or 245
Total 27