2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Jan 22, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainable Fashion and Social Entrepreneurship Occupational Skills Award


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The Sustainable Fashion and Social Entrepreneurship Occupational Skills Award prepares students with basic skills necessary to develop, design, source, and manufacture a socially and environmentally friendly line of clothing or accessories. Coursework covers developing a line and designing for a cause, ethics of fashion, sourcing and manufacturing in an environmentally and socially responsible way as well as marketing the line. Students will complete an internship and tour eco-friendly fashion industry leaders’ businesses.

After completion of the skills award students will be eligible for a position in the following areas: assistant fashion designer, assistant fashion designer of sustainable fashion, product developer for sustainable fashion, sourcing and manufacturer for sustainable fashion.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Produce a professional portfolio showcasing sustainable sourcing and construction skills.
  • Develop an environmentally conscious apparel or accessory line from concept to creation.
  • Create a sustainable manufacturing plan complete with sourcing for product, specification sheets, and cost analysis.
  • Explore environmental and social impact, current and traditional manufacturing processes in fashion and textiles, and identify alternative solutions for sustainability.
  • Successfully complete an environmentally and socially responsible industry internship in fashion.

REQUIRED CORE

Course ID Title Units
FASH 31   Textiles 3
FASH 132  * Draping Fashion Designs 3
FASH 136  * or Apparel Design 3
FASH 251  * Designing for a Cause and Sustainable Fashion 3
FASH 240   Dye Processes on Fabrics 3
FASH 145  *§ and Internship 1
CWE 180  *† Co-Op-Ed Fashion 1
FASH 207  or Eco-Friendly Fashion Tour 1
FASH 254   Fashion in Southern California 1

TOTAL UNITS FOR THE AWARD


15

* 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*

 

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