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Fashion Design - Commercial Sample Maker - Certificate Level 1

The Commercial Sample Maker Certificate Level I prepares students for entry-level work in the fashion production industry. Sample makers are responsible for sewing designs out of production pattern, identifying possible construction issues, assisting during live fitting, and adjusting the pattern to reflect any changes requested by the designer.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
FSHD 1324 Ready-to-Wear Construction 3
FSHD 1318 Apparel Computer Systems 3
Semester 2
FSHD 1291 Special Topics in Fashion Design and Illustration (Knitwear) 2
FSHD 2306 Draping 3
FSHD 1351 Design Construction Techniques 3
FSHD 1328 Flat Pattern Design I 3
Semester 3
FSHD 1355 Flat Pattern Design II 3
FSHD 2337 Couture Dressmaking 3
FSHD 2341 Pattern Grading 3
FSHD 2388 Internship - Fashion/Apparel Design (Capstone) 3

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 29

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.