SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Fashion Design & Merchandising - Fashion Design Emphasis AAS

CTE Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
68 credits minimum

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Program Description

The Fashion Design curriculum has been developed by a faculty of practicing professionals and advisory boards of industry leaders. It is continually evolving in response to changes in the field, offering the latest trends, skills, and technology students need to succeed in the global economy. It also provides a firm foundation in the liberal arts.

The Fashion Design Program prepares students for careers in fashion design for the apparel industry. The curriculum stimulates creative expression in all aspects of fashion design, including fashion sketching, creative design, computer applications, draping, and pattern drafting. Students will understand the importance of communication and critical reasoning and the effect they have on this diversified and global industry.

Career Opportunities

The Fashion Design Associate of Applied Science degree will prepare students for employment in the fashion industry. In addition, many students study fashion design for personal enrichment as it enables them to design and make their own custom clothing or perform alterations.

Estimated Cost for Students

Approximately $6000 in tuition and $500 in books and supplies.

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is five semesters.

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ENGL 1010

Intro to Writing

3

A

WRTG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Quantitative Studies (QS) Choose One Course (3-4 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ART 1210

Math Visual Arts (QS)

3

A

 

CMGT 1100

Construction Math (QS)

3

Sp

 

FIN 1380

Financial Math

3

A

MATH 0990 or appropriate Accuplacer score

MATH 1010

Intermediate Algebra (QS)

4

A

RDG 0900; within the last year MATH 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Communication (CM) Choose One Course (3 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 1010

Elem Effective Comm (CM)

3

A

 

COMM 1020

Prin Public Speaking (CM)

3

A

 

CTEL 1020

Career Speech Skills (CM)

3

A

 

Human Relations (HR) Choose One Course (2-3 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ART 1150

Art Foundation Sem (HR)

3

A

 

COMM 2110

Interperl Comm (HR, ID)

3

A

 

CTEL 1010

Leader/Team Build (HR)

3

A

 

LE 1220

Human Relations

3

A

 

MKTG 1010

Customer Service (HR)

3

A

 

MKTG 1960

Prof in Business

3

A

 

Distribution Areas: (3 Credits)

Choose an additional three credits from one of the following distribution areas:

Course

Credits

 

Biological Science (BS)

3-4

 

 

Fine Arts (FA)

3-4

 

 

Humanities (HU)

3

 

 

Interdisciplinary (ID)

3

 

 

Physical Science (PS)

3

 

 

Social Science (SS)

3

 

 

NOTE: ARTH 2710, ARTH 2720, MKTG 1050 and PHIL 1120 are recommended.

 

Required Courses: (54 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

FASH 1010

Introduction to Fashion

3

A

 

FASH 1100

Pattern drafting Essentials

3

A

Knowledge of basic sewing helpful

FASH 1150

Pattern by Measurements

3

F, Sp

Knowledge of basic sewing helpful

FASH 1210

Fashion Illustration I

3

A

 

FASH 1250

Textiles

3

F,Sp

 

FASH 1350

History of Costume

3

F, Sp

 

FASH 1505

Intermediate Sewing

3

A

FASH 1500 or instructor approval

FASH 1610

Knitwear Design

3

F, Sp

FASH 1100

FASH 1660

Pattern Drafting Procds

3

F, Sp

FASH 1100

FASH 1680

Digital Pattern Design

3

Sp

FASH 1100

FASH 2030

Advanced Sewing

3

F, Sp

FASH 1505

FASH 2100

Draping Fundamentals

3

F

Knowledge of basic sewing

FASH 2220

Fashion Illustration II

3

A

FASH 1210

FASH 2280

Bridal Design/Eveningwear

3

Su, F

FASH 1505, FASH 1660

FASH 2410

 Collection Development

3

F

FASH 1505, FASH 1210, FASH 2100

FASH 2440

Collection Production

3

Sp

FASH 2410

FASH 2450

Portfolio Development

3

Sp

Instructor approval

FASH 2500

Fashion Entrepreneurship

3

F, Sp

Instructor approval

 

Additional Courses Offered By Fashion Program:

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

FASH 1200

The Art of Fashion

3

F,Sp

 

FASH 1240

Fashion Buying & Management

3

F

 

FASH 1260

Fashion Forecasting

3

Sp

 

FASH 1300

Visual Merchandising

3

Sp

 

FASH 1370

20th Century Fashion

3

F

FASH 1350

FASH 1500

Beginning Sewing

3

A

 

FASH 1550

Alterations

3

F

FASH 1500 or basic knowledge of sewing

FASH 1630

Outerwear & Performance Apparel

3

F

FASH 1505, FASH 1100,FASH1660

FASH 1640

Millinery

3

F,Sp

FASH 1500 or basic knowledge of sewing

FASH 1650

Surface Embellishments

3

F

FASH 1505

FASH 1670

Intimate Apparel & Swimwear

3

F

FASH 1610

FASH 1700

Tailoring Techniques

3

F,Sp

FASH 1505

FASH 1850

Fashion Show Production

4

Sp

 

FASH 1900

Special Projects

1-3

A

Instructor Approval

FASH 1950

Corset Making Techniques

3

Su, F

FASH 1505

FASH 2000

Fashion Internship

3

A

Instructor Approval

FASH 2050

Pattern Alteration & Fit

3

F, Sp

FASH 1100,FASH 1505

FASH 2300

Design Outreach

3

F

InstructorApproval

FASH 2350

Costuming

3

F, Sp

FASH 1350, FASH1505, FASH1250

FASH 2550

Production & Sourcing

3

F, Sp

FASH 2450 and FASH 2500

 

Sample Schedule

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

FASH 1010

3

FASH 1505

3

FASH 1100

3

FASH 1660

3

FASH 1150

3

FASH 1680

3

FASH 1210

3

FASH 2220

3

FASH 1250

3

HR

2

FASH 1350

3

ENGL 1010

3

Total

18

 Total

17

2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

FASH 1610

3

FASH 2440

3

FASH 2030

3

FASH 2450

3

FASH 2100

3

FASH 2500

3

FASH 2410

3

QS

3

FASH 2280

3

Distribution

3

CM

3

 

 

Total

18

Total

15


Advising Notes

Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program.  It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes. Those prerequisites must be satisfied before class may be taken.

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy
  • Students demonstrate knowledge in the history of fashion and the basic theories of fashion design (color, line, shape, texture, scale, and proportion), patternmaking, illustration, and construction of garments.

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

  • Students exhibit professionalism through high quality presentations; effective sales techniques; efficient organization; and work cooperatively with clients and co-workers. 

3, 5

  • Students demonstrate knowledge of the various employment options available through internships.

3, 5

  • Students demonstrate knowledge of high quality portfolios that can be used for job applications.Portfolios will reflect class work and projects completed during internships.

3, 5

  • Students demonstrate proficiency in examining trends, drawing designs based on their ideas, choosing colors and fabrics, and supervising the production of their designs

2, 3, 5

Department Contact Info

Visual Art & Design Department

Library Square Campus

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-2000

Fashion Design Program

Academic Advisor
South City Campus (SCC) W138
801-957-3361

Program Faculty

Program Director
Mojdeh Sakaki