Degree Plans - Fashion Design - Apparel Design AAS
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(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
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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. 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 the general core 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 32-semester hour core, students should select one of two specialties: Apparel Design or Pattern Design.
SEMESTERS I AND II (Program Core Curriculum)
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.