Interested in the Fashion Program?

Fashion Design and Merchandising prepares students for entry-level positions in the wholesale or retail fashion industry. The program emphasizes basic principles of design, product development, knowledge of the fashion business, presentation techniques and computer-assisted design. Students are prepared to begin careers in fashion design, fashion merchandising, buying and sales.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Sketch an original design, create a pattern, select appropriate fabric, and construct a garment using professional techniques.
  • Communicate effective customer service strategies, sales techniques, and general business and marketing practices, including apparel fabrication and quality indicators.
  • Describe knowledge, skills and abilities pertinent to careers in fashion merchandising and produce examples of those skills such as a buying plan or marketing plan.
  • Develop portfolio quality design work using sound fundamentals and appropriate technology.


See courses offered in FALL 2017

Course Title Course Description  Units       
FASH 15
TEXTILES  3 Units
FASH 50 INTRODUCTION TO FASHION
 3 Units
FASH 61 GARMENT CONSTRUCTION
1.5 Units

 

 

 

 

Consult the current schedule of classes for information about when these courses are offered.