Fashion Design Associate in Arts Degree

PROGRAM CODE: 2A03862

The Fashion Design Associate in Arts Degree is designed to provide the student with a course of study leading to employment in the fashion apparel industry as an Assistant Designer. The Assistant Designer should be able to design and illustrate collections and create patterns manually an on the computer. This degree requires completion of 24 units of required courses.

Required Courses (24 units):
FASH 088 FCAD for Apparel2
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 110 F Flat Pattern Methods and Design III (formerly FASH 108CF)2
FASH 150 F Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
FASH 186 FWorkroom Sketching2
FASH 188 FApparel Production2
FASH 201 F Fashion Sewing (formerly Clothing II)2
FASH 206 FTextiles4
FASH 284 F Fashion Design (formerly FASH 284AF)2
FASH 299 FFashion Industry Internship1
Total Units24

Outcome 1: Identify the basic fashion design principles and qualifications necessary for entry level employment with fashion manufacturers.

Outcome 2: Create a 5-piece outfit with five different patterns on the computer.