Receive a solid introduction to all aspects of the apparel design industry. An emphasis on sewing construction, pattern making, sketching, fashion technology, textiles and business aspects in a global marketplace are included. Students will also have an opportunity to explore employment opportunities within the apparel design industry. 

Pathway - Sequence of Courses

Sequence of course - print this and use when scheduling your classes.

Course Number/Name

Credit

Semester

Grade

FIRST YEAR   First Semester

15    

ENG 101  College Composition I

3

   

MTH 107 Intro to Stats  - Required

3

   

PHI 101 Intro to Philosophy - Required

3

   

FAD 135 Introduction to Textiles 

3

   

FAD 131 Fashion Research Methods 

3

   

Second Semester

14

   

ENG 102 College Composition II - Recommended

3

   

Any Sciences

4

   

Art 120 Drawing 

3

   

FAD 120  Apparel Construction

4

   

SECOND YEAR  First Semester

15    

Diversity

3

   

Elective

3

   

Elective 

3

   

FAD 160  Fashion Technology 

3

   

FAD 107 Fashion Drawing

3

   

Second Semester

16 

   

FAD 222 Fashion Collection

4

   

FAD 144 History of Fashion 

3

   

FAD 142 Pattern Development

4

   

Social Science

3

   

Elective

2

   

Elective :  Art 250, Art 110, Art 122 OR TEC 101, 201, & TEC 202  recommended

TOTAL REQUIRED: 60

Program Requirements

General Education Courses Credits
  Written and Oral Communications (ENG 101 required, ENG 102 recommended) 6
  Mathematics (MTH 107 required) 3
  Natural Science 4
  Social Science 3
  Arts and Humanities (PHI 101 required) 3
  Additional General Education Requirements (Diversity Required) 3
  TOTAL 22
Program Courses  
ART 120 Drawing I 3
FAD 107 Fashion Drawing 3
FAD 120 Apparel Construction 4
FAD 131 Fashion Research Methods 3
FAD 135 Introduction to Textiles 3
FAD 142 Pattern Development 4
FAD 144 History of Fashion Design 3
FAD 160 Fashion Technology 3
FAD 222 Fashion Design Collection 4
  TOTAL  30
Electives   8
ART 110 Design I  
ART 122 Figure Drawing  
ART 250 Art History I  
TEC 101  Career Readiness I  
TEC 201 Career Readiness II  
TEC 202 Career Readiness III  
  Total Required Credits 60
Program Contact

Lisa Steinberg
Program Coordinator
fashion@rcbc.edu