Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5406
First Term: 2009 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 30
CIP Code: 19.0902

Occupational Area: Art, A/V Technology, and Communication
Instructional Council: Family and Consumer Sciences (34)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Costume Design and Production is designed for students with an interest in costuming. Students learn to design and make costumes and apply appropriate makeup. They develop the ability to design appropriate costumes for period Community theatre, opera, dance and living history programs including the makeup, and manage the costume wardrobe. Completers of this certificate will have interned with college or community stage production crews for a minimum of 240 hours.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
TEC106 History of Fashion 3
TEC111 Clothing Construction 3
+ TEC124 Advanced Clothing Construction 3

TEC125 Fashion Design (3) OR
TEC134 Fashion Illustration I (3) 3

TEC222 Textiles 3
+ TEC223 Tailoring 3
+ TEC225 Pattern Design I 3
+ TEC230 Pattern Design II 3
THF115 Makeup for Stage and Screen 3

TEC278++ Costume Design and Production Internship (any module) (1-3) OR
THP201++ Theatre Production (any module) (1-3) 3
Credits: 30

Program Competencies
1. Identify items of apparel, fibers and fabrics, colors, hairstyles, headdresses, and accessories unique to each period of historic costume. (TEC106)
2. Operate the sewing machine efficiently and use pressing equipment and sewing tools appropriately when constructing apparel. (TEC111)
3. Alter patterns to fit individual figures and make necessary adjustments during the construction process. (TEC124)
4. Draw fashion figures and sketch garments on figures using drawing pencil, charcoal, ink wash, watercolor, pastels, felt tip/marker pens, colored pencils, and/or acrylics to experiment with different techniques used in fashion illustration. (TEC125, TEC134)
5. Identify and select specific merchandise which will satisfy the needs and wants of potential customers. (TEC222)
6. Identify fabric and its performance characteristics which consumers want in the use and care of merchandise. (TEC222)
7. Construct a tailored garment using techniques, equipment, and supplies required for the tailoring process (TEC223)
8. Use flat patterns techniques to make patterns. (TEC225)
9. Apply flat pattern techniques in creating original designs, patterns, and garments. (TEC230)
10. Purposes, materials, and techniques of theatrical makeup. (THF115)
11. Technical production crew experience of college theatre productions. (THP201AA, TEC278++)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 12-09-08

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.