FASHION DESIGN -- APPAREL DESIGN
(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
El Centro only
- Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
- Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: AAS.FASHION.APPAREL
The apparel designer converts the design idea into an industrial paper pattern used in the mass production of clothing. New style trends each season demand individual creative thinking to develop saleable designs. Upon successful completion of the program, the student enters a women's wear or children's wear manufacturing company as an assistant in the design department.
The Fashion design freshman student is provided a program core curriculum of study related to the fashion industry. The basic fashion core, along with the general education courses, enables the student to enter a specialized track of either Apparel Design or Pattern Design in the second year of studies. Upon completion of the 35-semester hour core, students should select one of two specialties: Apparel Design or Pattern Design.
SEMESTERS I AND II (Program Core Curriculum)
|Minimum Hours Required
+Student must make a "C" or better to continue on to FSHN 1318 Pattern Drafting II.
++Student must make a "C" or better to continue on to FSHN 2315 Pattern Drafting III.
+++Students must make a "C" or better to continue on to FSHN 2432 Advanced Pattern Drafting.
++++Elective must be selected from the following:
||Any ARTS course OR
||Cooperative Education - Apparel and Textile Manufacture
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four year institution of their choice.