Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5953
First Term: 2017 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 24
CIP Code: 50.0407
Occupational Area: Art, A/V Technology, and Communication

Instructional Council: Family and Consumer Sciences (34)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 27-1022.00

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Apparel Construction program is designed for students with interest in apparel construction. Students will learn advanced tailoring and couture techniques appropriate for a variety of fabrics and designs, and fitting techniques for custom apparel. They will develop the ability to select appropriate fashion fabrics, interfacing, and lining materials for specific items of apparel.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
+ TEC111 Clothing Construction 3
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3
+ TEC124 Advanced Clothing Construction 3
TEC129 Sewing with a Serger 3
TEC222 Textiles 3
+ TEC223 Tailoring 3
+ TEC225 Pattern Design I 3
+ TEC227 Couture Sewing 3
Credits: 24

Program Competencies
1. Use appropriate pattern, fabric, tools, equipment and techniques to construct garments. (TEC111, TEC122)
2. Alter patterns to fit individual figures and make necessary adjustments during the construction process. (TEC124)
3. Select fashion fabric, lining, interfacing, patterns, and notions appropriate for constructing specific garments. (TEC124, TEC222)
4. Apply construction techniques (seams and seam finishes, darts, facings, collars, set-in sleeves, machine and bound buttonholes, hems, zippers, linings, matching plaids and stripes) correctly on samples and garments. (TEC124)
5. Operate a serger effectively and use appropriate techniques to construct sweatshirts, T-shirts, lingerie, and sleepwear. (TEC129)
6. Describe properties, use, and care of major textile fibers. (TEC222)
7. Construct a tailored garment using techniques, equipment, and supplies required for the tailoring process. (TEC223)
8. Use flat pattern techniques and a sloper to create patterns for specific designs. (TEC225)
9. Use couture sewing techniques to construct apparel. (TEC227)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 28, 2017

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.