2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Fashion Design
Degree Plan: Pattern Design AAS


(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.PATTERN

The pattern designer converts the fashion sketch or original garment into an industrial paper pattern used in the mass production of clothing. Drafting is the skill of developing a flat pattern with measurements. Draping is the skill of developing a pattern by placing cloth over a dress form. Upon completion of the program, the student enters a women's wear or children's wear manufacturing company as an assistant in the pattern 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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTERS I AND II (Program Core Curriculum)


SEMESTER I

FSHD 1324 Ready-to-Wear Construction 3
FSHN 1313 Basic Color Theory and Application 3
FSHD 1311 Fashion History 3
+FSHN 1417 Pattern Drafting I 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I 3
19

SEMESTER II

FSHN 1325 Basic Women's Tailoring 3
FSHD 1322 Fashion Sketching 3
++FSHN 1418 Pattern Drafting II 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
13

SEMESTER III

FSHN 1301 Textiles 3
FSHN 1123 Introduction to Mass Production 1
FSHD 2305 Computer Aided Apparel Design 3
+++FSHN 2432 Advanced Pattern Drafting 4
HUMA 1315 Fine Arts Appreciation OR 3
PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
17

SEMESTER IV

FSHN 1393 Special Topics Clothing/Apparel and Textile Studies 3
FSHN 2370 Technical Product Development 3
FSHN 1315 Draping 3
FSHD 2241 Pattern Grading 2
11
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Student must make a "C" or better to continue on to FSHN 1418 Pattern Drafting II.
++Student must make a "C" or better to continue on to FSHN 2432 Advanced Pattern Drafting.
+++Student must make a "C" or better to continue on to FSHN 2370 Technical Product Development.

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.


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