Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5770N
First Term: 2012 Summer II   
Total Credits: 15
CIP Code: 52.1802

Occupational Area: Art, A/V Technology, and Communication/Merchandising
Instructional Council: Family and Consumer Sciences (34)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: 13-1022

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Textile and Apparel: Designer program provides students with advanced skills in techniques for dyeing, painting, printing, digital embroidery applications and construction methods for fabrics. Completers of the certificate will enter the fashion industry at entry-level positions with an understanding of the applied textile design industry and/or the ability to create custom materials.

Required Courses
TEC113 Textiles: Dyeing 1
TEC114 Textiles: Block Printing/Silk Screening 1
TEC115 Textiles: Hand Painting 1
TEC116 Textiles: Stitchery and Embellishment 1
TEC161 Digital Machine Embroidery Laboratory 1
+TEC221 Computer-Assisted Fashion Design 3
TEC222 Textiles 3
TEC227 Couture Sewing 3
TEC270 Design Studio 1
Credits: 15

Program Competencies
1. Use tie dye and batik to create decorative textiles for the home and apparel. (TEC113)
2. Use block printing and silk screening to create decorative textiles for the home and apparel. (TEC114)
3. Hand paint designs on textiles using appropriate materials and techniques. (TEC115)
4. Stitch and embellish textiles using appropriate materials and techniques. (TEC116)
5. Use sewing machine and computer to develop decorative designs for fabrics and garments. (TEC161)
6. Develop portfolio for computer-assisted apparel designs using industry software and the elements and principles of design. (TEC221)
7. Identify, select, and use appropriate fibers and fabrics. (TEC222)
8. Construct couture garments, including selection of fabric, fitting, fabric preparation, hand sewing, garment shaping, edge finishing, embellishment, and closures. (TEC227)
9. Design and construct an original garment for a line/collection. (TEC270)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 26, 2012

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.