FASHION

FASHION DESIGN DIPLOMA PROGRAM (2 YR)
FASHION DESIGN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM (1 YR)

We also offer one and two year certificate and diploma programs in apparel and fashion design. The curriculum includes flat pattern design, histories of fashion,
illustration and drawing, design room techniques, principles and elements and the complete study of textiles. This program is on a full time two semester per year basis and the area study starts with historical aspects of fashion design and culminates with a creation of a fashion line and a runway show.

FASHION DESIGN 1 YEAR PROGRAM
Semester I:

FD-1001: Apparel Design I - 48 Hours
FD-1011: Flat Pattern Design I - 48 Hours
FD-101: Introduction to the Fashion Design Industry - 30 Hours
FD-102: The Art and History of Fashion Design - 30 Hours
FD-103: Fashion Illustration and Drawing - 48 Hours

Semester II:
FD-1001: Apparel Design II - 48 Hours
FD-1004: Design Room Techniques and Procedures - 48 Hours
FD-1005: Color - 30 Hours
IDM-100: Textiles - 30 Hours

FASHION DESIGN 2 YEAR PROGRAM
Semester I:
FD-1001: Apparel Design I - 48 Hours
FD-1011: Flat Pattern Design I - 48 Hours
FD-101: Introduction to the Fashion Design Industry - 30 Hours
FD-102: The Art and History of Fashion Design - 30 Hours
FD-103: Fashion Illustration and Drawing - 48 Hours

Semester II:
FD-1001: Apparel Design II - 48 Hours
FD-1004: Design Room Techniques and Procedures - 48 Hours
FD-1005: Color - 30 Hours
IDM-100: Textiles - 30 Hours
FD-1001: Flat Pattern Design II - 30 Hours

Semester II:
FD-1001: Apparel Design III - 48 Hours
FD-1006: Fashion Art and Design - 30 Hours
FD-1008: Introduction to Computer Aided Design - 30 Hours
ID-1005: Advanced Color - 30 Hours

Semester IV:
FD-1009: Computer Aided Flat Pattern Design - 30 Hours
FD-1010: Internship - 100 Hours

FASHION COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

FD-101: Introduction to the Fashion Industry
30 Hours - This course is an overview of the apparel industry in the U.S. Students will review fashion influence, product development, production and distribution.

FD-102: The Art and History of Fashion Design
30 Hours - The student will survey how current design is influenced from historical periods such as The Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo.

FD-103: Fashion Illustration and Drawing
48 Hours - This course is an introduction to design principles, fabric rendering and developing basic drawing skills.

FD-1001: Apparel Design I
48 Hours - In this course, the students will use the principles of design, pattern making, and fitting skills to create a garment.

FD-1002: Apparel Design II
48 Hours - In this course, students will create and produce three original designs. These designs will be created using pattern making, flat pattern and pattern drafting skills.

FD-1003: Apparel Design III
48 Hours - Students will develop advanced skills to create a mini collection.

FD-1004: Design Room Techniques and Procedures
48 Hours - This course will use basic professional garment construction techniques to complete one finished sample and garment.

FD-1005: Color
30 Hours - Students will learn the principles and properties of color. The emphasis will be on the science, light and psychology of color.

FD-1006: Fashion Art and Design
30 Hours - In this course students will create original sketches using individual styles. The students will examine sources of inspiration, fabric, design groupings and the customer markets.

FD-1007: Flat Pattern Design II
30 Hours - Students will review the skills of Flat Pattern Design, use the master pattern in developing concepts and original designs based on professional standards.

FD-1008: Introduction to Computer Aided Design
30 Hours - This course is an introduction to computer aided design in relation to the Fashion Industry. Students will be given a brief history of computer aided design.

FD-1009: Computer Aided Flat Pattern Design
30 Hours - The students will build on the skills learned in both flat pattern design and computer aided design. Two computer generated patterns will be produced.

FD-1010: Internship
100 Hours - Fashion Design: Introduces the student to a working environment that will allow them to develop their learned skills.

FD-1011: Pattern and Patternmaking
48 Hours - Study the elements of patterns and patternmaking and to apply the learned elements to completed pattern/patternmaking projects.

ID-1005: Advanced Color
30 Hours - This course will examine the dimension of color art from a historical perspective. The student will learn how to obtain consistent and controlled color effects. Other areas of study will include theories of color harmony and contrast, color mixing and composition. There will be hands on work with acrylic paints.

IDM-100: Textiles
30 Hours - Will provide an in depth study of textiles and their properties.

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