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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Costume Design and Production
Major: 5406
First Term: 2009 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 30
CIPS Code: 19.0902
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Art, A/V Technology, and Communication
Instructional Council: Family and Consumer Sciences (34)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

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

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all course required within the program.
++ indicates any modules.

Required Courses
 Credits: 30
 TEC106History of Fashion3
 TEC111Clothing Construction3
+TEC124Advanced Clothing Construction3
 TEC125Fashion Design (3) OR 
 TEC134Fashion Illustration I (3)3
+TEC225Pattern Design I3
+TEC230Pattern Design II3
 THP115Theatre Makeup3
 THP201++Theatre Production (any module) (1-3)3

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. (THP115)
11.Technical production crew experience of college theatre productions. (THP201AA, TEC278++)