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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.

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

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