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Fashion Design - Commercial Sample Maker - Certificate Level 1

Available on Campus Campus

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
FSHN 1305 Apparel Alterations 3
Semester 2
FSHD 1351 Design Construction Techniques 3
FSHD 1328 Flat Pattern Design I 3
FSHD 1372 Knitwear Construction 3
FSHD 2306 Draping 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 33

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.

Marketable Skills

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