Fashion, Arts & Beauty | Fashion Design

DON'T FOLLOW THE TRENDS; CREATE THEM!

If you are passionate about fashion and full of creative & avante-guard ideas for your very own clothing collection, the Fashion Design Program will take your talent to the next level and provide you with the skills to succeed in such a riveting industry. Express your artistic talent through pattern & garment designs. Study the use of raw materials and analyze fashion trends.

Graduates have a sound grasp of the history of fashion design and recognize how fashion impacts culture and society.  This program reinforces job market realities by assisting the students in illustrating a design with such computer applications as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Macromedia Flash, developing a business plan and marketing their creations.

Student in our fashion design diploma have the opportunity to participate and collaborate on local and national events such as fashion weeks and festivals.

The Fashion Design Program consists of 5 semesters, 15 weeks per semester for a total of 75 weeks. By the end of the program, you will have completed 1500 hours which amounts to 300 hours per semester or 20 hours per week that entitles you to a diploma in Fashion Design.

CREDENTIAL

Diploma
  • Develop the ability to transform design ideas into garments.
  • Learn the elements, principles and techniques of pattern drafting, draping, sewing and tailoring.
  • Translate fashion concepts into sketches and illustrations using freehand drawing techniques, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Macromedia Flash.
  • Learn the history of fashion design and how the economy, society and culture influence fashion trends.
  • Learn to design, create, sell and market a design collection.
  • Recognize job market realities.
  • Fashion Designer
  • Pattern Drafter
  • Costume Designer (theatre, print, television and film)
  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Buyer
  • Researcher 
  • Fashion Writer
  • Production Sewer
Semester 1

  • Pattern Drafting I
  • Draping I
  • Sewing Fundamentals I
  • Illustration I
  • Introduction to Textiles 

Semester 2

  • Pattern Drafting II
  • Draping II
  • Sewing Fundamentals II
  • Fashion Design
  • Costume History

Semester 3

  • Pattern Drafting III
  • Sewing Fundamentals III
  • Fashion Concepts
  • Computerized llustration I
  • Fashion and Society
  • Computerized Pattern Design (PAD)
Semester 4

  • Construction of Tailored Garments
  • Computerized Illustration II
  • Marketing Characteristics:Collection I
  • Analysis of Trends

Semester 5

  • Constructing a Collection
  • Professional Development
  • Marketing Characteristics:Collection II
  • Production of a Label
  • Digital Portfolio