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Fashion Design - Patternmaking - Certificate Level 1

Available on Campus Campus

Our Pattern Making Certificate Level I prepares students for entry-level work in ready-to-wear pattern-making, pattern grading, and pattern marker making. It focuses on advanced flat pattern skills, draping, pattern grading, and pattern alteration. Such skills are required in fashion production settings, but also in costume workshops and sportswear production operations.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
FSHD 1302 Introduction to Fashion 3
FSHD 1313 Art for Fashion 3
FSHD 1328 Flat Pattern Design I 3
FSHN 1301 Textiles 3
FSHD 1318 Apparel Computer Systems 3
Semester 2
FSHD 1332 Custom Patterns 3
FSHD 1355 Flat Pattern Design II 3
FSHD 2306 Draping 3
FSHD 2341 Pattern Grading 3
FSHD 2388 Internship-Fashion/Apparel Design (Capstone) 3
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 30

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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