The Fashion industry is big business and it affects all of our lives to some extent, simply because we are all consumers of clothing, and possibly cosmetics, hair care, etc. Yes, even those who are “anti Fashion” are still a part of this worldwide industry. This 3-semester non-sequential class is designed to give students hands-on experience in many facets of this industry, including designing, pattern drafting, sewing, textiles, sketching, wardrobe planning, buying and more. A 4th-semester internship is available to students.
Fashion history, fashion sketching:
Trends of the 20th Century
Career planning/ portfolio development
Career planning, portfolio development
Fundamentals of design
Career planning portfolio development
What does Fashion Design offer?
Become a trendsetter by learning the art of sewing
Develop basic pattern drafting skills
Learn how to use the Principles and Elements of Design to design for various figure types
Study the Art and Science of Textiles through research and design
Earn Post Secondary Credits through Emily Griffith Technical College for Beginning Sewing, Textiles, Fundamentals of Design, Fashion Sketching and Basic Sewing
Possible career choices in Fashion Design
Credits Per Semester: 1.5 units
Currently attending a different school?
Talk to your school counselor about attending CEC part-time for career classes.