Certificate of Completion in Textile and Apparel: Designer

Textile and Apparel: Designer

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Textile and Apparel: Designer

Academic Plan Code




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 Prerequisites

TEC111 or TEC125 or permission of Program Director

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

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

Term 1

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC TEC113 Textiles: Dyeing 1
RC TEC114 Textiles: Block Printing/Silk Screening 1
RC TEC115 Textiles: Hand Painting 1
RC TEC116 Textiles: Stitchery and Embellishment 1
RC TEC161 Digital Machine Embroidery Laboratory 1

Term 2

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC TEC221 Computer-Assisted Fashion Design 3
RC TEC222 Textiles 3
RC TEC270 Design Studio 1
RC TEC227 Couture Sewing 3

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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and 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.

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