Degree Plans - Fashion Design - Apparel Design AAS
(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
El Centro only
Degree Plan Code: AAS.FASH.APPAREL.16
The apparel designer creates design ideas and implements them into patterns, muslin prototypes, and finished garments. New style trends each season demand individual creative thinking to develop saleable designs. Drawing upon color, textile knowledge, design principles, and historic costume information, the designer works to develop garments appropriate to a specific season and customer.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student could work as an assistant designer at an apparel manufacturing company or a designer studio. Students must complete all FSHN and FSHD courses with a "C" or better to be awarded this degree.
The Fashion Design student is provided a program curriculum of study related to the fashion industry. Fashion classes along with academic core courses enables the student to pursue an AAS in Apparel Design or an AAS in Pattern Design or both.
SEMESTERS I AND II (Program Core Curriculum)
+MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.
++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.
NOTE: Students must make a "C" or better in all FSHD and FSHN courses.
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.