As a JCCC Apparel Design student you will study the creative process from concept through to production using technical industry standards. Key courses in Apparel Design include garment construction, pattern making, draping, computer aided design and product development. As a student you will have the ability to create and show your original designs at the annual student produced fashion show. The courses will introduce the most up to date industry technology in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Gerber Accumark patternmaking, and Gerber PLM. JCCC is one of the few apparel design programs in the country to offer a key industry software program, PLM (product development lifestyle management.) Apparel Design majors also learn about textiles, history of fashion, how to build a portfolio, and current sustainability efforts and ethical practices in the fashion industry. Additionally you will have the opportunity to take course credit for travel to New York City and Las Vegas for the Magic trade show. Apparel design professors have a minimum of 10+ years’ of experience in the apparel industry.
Whether your goals are to obtain entry level positions or transfer to a design school, you will be prepared for success and have a solid foundation with an Apparel Design degree from JCCC.
Students must complete all FASH courses with a “C” or higher to be awarded the AAS degree.
(Major Code 2950; State CIP Code 50.0407)
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|FASH 127||Computer Aided Pattern Development*||4|
|FASH 255||Apparel Specification Technology*||3|
|FASH 275||Fashion Portfolio Development*||1|
|FASH 280||Capstone: Industry Topics*||3|
|FASH 284||Fashion Internship II||1|
Total Program Hours: 68