2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 08, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fashion Design Associate of Science


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The Fashion Design Associate of Science degree provides students with the comprehensive academic foundation necessary to pursue a career in fashion design. Coursework provides opportunities for students to develop skills in industrial sewing and garment construction, pattern making, draping, fashion illustration, product development, elements of design, fashion history, textiles, CAD design, and careers within the apparel and textile industry. Students who complete this program will be prepared for entry-level positions in fashion design. Possible occupations include: Assistant Fashion Designer, Design Room Assistant, Sewing Machine Operator, Tailor, Dressmaker, Custom Sewer, and Fabric and Apparel Patternmaker.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Produce a professional portfolio showcasing their skills. This portfolio will increase job opportunities in the field as well as promotion for those already employed.
  • Successfully complete an industry internship including the completion of three individual goals/objectives as determined by themselves and an industry supervisor. Internships give students work experience desirable in job applicants.
  • Create a professional resume showcasing their skills. This will increase job opportunities in the field as well as promotion for those already employed.

Total Units for the Major: 36


*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.
† Recommended to be taken in last semester of program.
§ Must be taken concurrently with CWE 180.
«Take FASH 155 OR both FASH 204 and FASH 225.

Associate of Science Degree


Completion of the courses above and a minimum of 60 units including the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate of Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees


Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

Suggested coursework not required for the major: BUS 136 , BUS 138 , BUS 160 ; ETT 42 ; FCS 115 ; FASH 120 *, FASH 147 , FASH 230 *, FASH 235 *.

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