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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Textile and Apparel: Designer
Major: 5770
First Term: 2012 Summer II    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 15
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: 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.

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 
 TEC125Fashion Design (3) OR 
 Permission of Program Director0-3
Required Courses
 Credits: 15
 TEC113Textiles: Dyeing1
 TEC114Textiles: Block Printing/Silk Screening1
 TEC115Textiles: Hand Painting1
 TEC116Textiles: Stitchery and Embellishment1
 TEC161Digital Machine Embroidery Laboratory1
+TEC221Computer-Assisted Fashion Design3
 TEC227Couture Sewing3
 TEC270Design Studio1

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)

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.