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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. 

Note:  This new program has been submitted to the U.S. Dept. of Education for approval and does not currently qualify for Title IV, Federal Financial Aid.

Program/Major Code:  CRTFDC

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 Applied Arts.  While this program was not designed to transfer to a 4-year university, some courses may transfer to meet major or elective requirements.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

Program Requirements 2017-2018

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 112 Pattern Fitting 3
FDC 121 Flat Pattern Making I 3
FDC 122 History of Clothing 3
FDC 126 Textiles 3
FDC 141 Introduction to Fashion Design 3
FDC 144 Fashion Drawing 3
FDC 211 Clothing Construction III 3
Total 27