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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Textile and Apparel: Knitwear Specialist
Major: 5766
First Term: 2012 Summer II    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 11
CIPS Code: 52.1802
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 Textile and Apparel: Knitwear Specialist program is designed for students with an interest in apparel construction with knit fabrics for custom and commercial apparel. It provides students with skills using the proper techniques in sewing with knit fabrics. Completers of the certificate will enter the fashion industry at entry-level positions but with an understanding of the knitwear industry.

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

Program Prerequisites
 Credits: 0-3
 TEC111Clothing Construction (3) OR 
 permission of Program Director0-3
Required Courses
 Credits: 11
 TEC122Sewing with Knits3
 TEC129Sewing with a Serger2
+TEC226Draping for Fashion Design3
+TEC229Advanced Serging2
+TEC270Design Studio1

Program Competencies
1. Construct knit garments using appropriate fabrics, tools, equipment, and techniques. (TEC122)
2.Construct, finish, and decorate garments and home decorations using a home serger or overlock machine. (TEC129)
3.Drape, mark, and true an original design in a knit fabric. (TEC226)
4.Use industrial overlock machine in advanced application of construction and embellishment for garments and home decoration projects. (TEC229)
5.Design and construct an original garment for a line/collection. (TEC270)

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.