Advanced Fashion Design Certificate


The Advanced Fashion Design Certificate Program is designed to prepare students for a career as a fashion design room assistant or an assistant designer. The Advanced Fashion Design Certificate provides the student with advanced training in digital computer in designing, patternmaking and the mass production of apparel domestically and overseas. The course of study gives the students the current skills leading to certification and employment in the apparel industry. This certificate requires a total of 62-67 units. The student is required to complete the Fashion Design Certificate (37-42 units) plus the Advanced Fashion Design Certificate requirements of 25 units

Fashion Design Certificate Required Courses (33-36 units):
FASH 050 FCareers in Fashion1
FASH 088 FCAD for Apparel2
FASH 093 F Pattern Alteration and Fitting2
FASH 101 F Basic Sewing Techniques (formerly Clothing I)2
FASH 107 FApparel Analysis3
FASH 108 F Flat Pattern Methods and Design I (formerly FASH 108AF)2
FASH 109 F Flat Pattern Methods and Design II (formerly FASH 108BF)2
FASH 150 F Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
FASH 186 FWorkroom Sketching2
FASH 201 F Fashion Sewing (formerly Clothing II)2
FASH 206 FTextiles4
FASH 209 F Draping (formerly FASH 209AF)2
FASH 242 F Fashion History: The Evolution of Dress, Culture and Style (formerly Fashion History of Costume)3
FASH 284 F Fashion Design (formerly FASH 284AF)2
FASH 299 FFashion Industry Internship1-4
Fashion Design Certificate Restricted Electives (4-6 units):4-6
Beginning Life Drawing3
Professional Image2
Field Studies in Fashion1
Ready-to-Wear Evaluation3
Ethnic Costume3
Fashion Forecasting2
Required Courses (21 units):
ART 139 FFashion Sketching2
FASH 110 F Flat Pattern Methods and Design III (formerly FASH 108CF)2
FASH 183 FFashion Marketing3
FASH 190 FPattern Grading2
FASH 211 F Draping - Advanced (formerly FASH 209BF)2
FASH 255 F Advanced Clothing Construction: Industrial2
FASH 285 F Fashion Design - Advanced (formerly FASH 284BF)2
FASH 288 F Advanced CAD for Apparel-Fashion Illustration and Digital Flats2
FASH 297 FFashion Design Portfolio2
FASH 975 FPatternmaking: Collections2
Restricted Electives (4 units):4
Swim and Active Wear2
Bridal and Special Occasion Wear2
Creative Serging: Overlock Machine2
Men's Patternmaking2
Total Units62-67

Outcome 1: Assemble to create an employment portfolio for entry-level employment in the fashion apparel industry as a fashion design room assistant or an assistant designer.

Outcome 2: Create a fashion trend booklet on one fashion category.