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APPAREL CONSTRUCTION

Program Overview

This 18 credit-hour certificate program is designed for those students interested in patternmaking and design. The following courses provide entry-level skills in sewing, flat pattern design and draping. Facilities simulate the professional atmosphere of the fashion industry.

Program Requirements

Required:

Number Course Title Credits
FAS 100 3

Description: Introduces students to the use and care of industrial sewing equipment, notion and supplies. Presents instruction in basic sewing techniques and their application to garment construction.(NOTE: This course is intended for students with little or no sewing experience.)

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

FAS 101 3

Description: Introduces basic industrial techniques of pattern making and draping. Variety of slopers (bodices, skirts, sleeves, etc.) developed. Accuracy and professional standards stressed. Pattern tested in muslin for fit.

Prerequisite: Prior or concurrent enrollment in FAS 100 with a grade of C or better.

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

FAS 102 3

Description: Continues development of basic sloper set. Manipulates basic sloper set to create original design. Patterns tested in muslin for fit. Garment is constructed from corrected patterns.

Prerequisite: FAS 101 with a grade of C or better.

Corequisite: FAS 113

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

FAS 104 3

Description: Develops patterns from basic sloper set. Actual construction of finished garments. Emphasis on styling, fit and professional finishing.

Prerequisite: FAS 102 with a grade of C or better.

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

FAS 113 3

Description: Focuses on application and mastery of basic sewing skills in pattern and fabric recognition and problem solving related to individual creative design. Emphasis on technology, technical accuracy and appropriate use of selected materials and supplies. (NOTE: This course is intended for students with basic sewing skill and machine proficiency.)

Prerequisite: FAS 100 with a grade of C or better or placement as demonstrated through Fashion Design Department testing. Contact program coordinator for additional information.

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

FAS 116 3

Description: Studies an overview of career and employment possibilities in the fashion businesses and industries. Places emphasis on individual career path selections through interest testing and career counseling. (NOTE: Concurrent employment of ten hours or more in a fashion related field is required. Contact program coordinator for additional information.)

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

Last Updated: 11/6/19