Certificate of Completion in Textile and Apparel: Fashion Stylist

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

Textile and Apparel: Fashion Stylist

Academic Plan Type

Certificate of Completion (CCL)

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Official Curriculum Details

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Visual and Performing Arts


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Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Textile and Apparel: Fashion Stylist program is designed for students with an interest in visual display and merchandise styling for wholesale or retail trades. It provides students with skills defining target market, historical and current fashions, visual display techniques, color theory, and fashion styling practices. Completers of the certificate will enter the fashion industry at entry-level positions with additional understanding of the styling profession.

Admission Criteria


What You’ll Learn

This certificate will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Identify items of apparel, fabrics, colors, hair styles, headdresses, and accessories unique to each period of historic costume.
  2. Interpret the effect of price and personal income on the purchasing behavior of consumers using various theories of fashion adoption.
  3. Assess the economic, political, and historical factors that influence the changing pattern of fashion.
  4. Use sales presentation skills as they relate to the fashion industry.
  5. Coordinate all promotion including displays, advertising, fashion shows, and personal selling efforts.
  6. Coordinate current fashion trends in different mediums for presentation on video, print, runway, or customer/client.
  7. Assess color theory and its usage in fashion and other mediums for presentation.
  8. Perform assigned career duties in a work setting.

Program Prerequisites

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
MKT/TEC109Introduction to Fashion Merchandising3
MKT/TEC151Display and Visual Merchandising3
TEC106History of Fashion3
TEC150Fashion Show Production3
TEC245Wardrobe Strategies3
TEC272AARetail Merchandising Internship1

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Award Details

First Term
2020 Fall
Final Term
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Occupational Area
Art, A/V Technology, and Communication
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