Product Development for Apparel Industries Certificate

PROGRAM CODE: 2C36664

The Product Development for the Apparel Industries Certificate is designed to prepare students to work in the fashion design or merchandising fields developing apparel designs and/or lines of apparel for specific target customers. This certificate requires a total of 32-37 units of which 28-31 units are in required courses. An additional 4-6 units must be chosen from the restricted units listed below.

Required Courses (28-31 units):
FASH 088 FCAD for Apparel2
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 145 FField Studies in Fashion1
FASH 152 FReady-to-Wear Evaluation3
FASH 186 FWorkroom Sketching2
FASH 188 FApparel Production2
FASH 201 F Fashion Sewing (formerly Clothing II)2
FASH 284 F Fashion Design (formerly FASH 284AF)2
FASH 297 FFashion Design Portfolio2
FASH 299 FFashion Industry Internship1-4
FASH 975 FPatternmaking: Collections2
Restricted Electives (4-6 units):4-6
Pattern Alteration and Fitting2
Flat Pattern Methods and Design III (formerly FASH 108CF)2
Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
Fashion Marketing3
Fashion Design - Advanced (formerly FASH 284BF)2
Total Units32-37

Outcome 1: Plan and execute the assembly of a garment, using various industrial machines within a prescribed amount of time and complete the necessary requirements for certification for entry-level employment.

Outcome 2: Evaluate the construction of Junior and Women’s moderate market apparel.