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Major: 5402
Effective Term: 2009 Spring   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 24
CIP Code: 19.0902

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

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Image Consultant is designed for students with an interest in Image Consulting. Students learn clothing strategies for all figure types, appropriate dress for all occasions, nutrition, and interpersonal skills. They develop the ability to advise clients and groups for an acceptable image. Completers of this certificate will have interned with a nationally certified Image Consultant through the Association of Image Consultants, International (AICI), for a minimum of 480 hours. They may then apply for accreditation from AICI.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
COM110 Interpersonal Communication 3
FON100 Introductory to Nutrition 3
INT150 Color and Design 3

PSY132 Psychology and Culture (3) OR
TEC105 Cultural Aspects of Clothing (3) 3

TEC222 Textiles 3
TEC245 Wardrobe Strategies 3
TEC250 Apparel Quality Analysis 3
TEC275AC Image Consultant Internship 3
Credits: 24

Program Competencies
1. Use various software applications to create finished artwork, which illustrates understanding of layout, design, typography, and color use in graphics. (NT150)
2. Summarize the principles of effective communication. (COM110)
3. Describe, plan for, and prepare snacks or meals for the nutritional needs (FON100)
4. Summarize current knowledge about human diversity in behavior and culture and applications of behavioral and cognitive principles to enhance multi-cultural interactions. (PSY132, TEC105)
5. Determine social and psychological factors that affect clothing choices and behaviors. (PSY132, TEC105)
6. Identify and select specific merchandise which will satisfy the needs and wants of potential customers. (TEC222)
7. Identify fabric and its performance characteristics which consumers want in the use and care of merchandise. (TEC222)
8. Plan and select appropriate wardrobes for male and female clients. (TEC245)
9. Analyze quality differences of ready-to-wear apparel. (TEC250)
10. Describe and apply internship for Image Consulting (TEC275AC)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 12-09-08

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