Certificate of Completion in Apparel Construction

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC110 Basic Sewing Skills Critical course Gateway course OR Permission of Program Director 0–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC111 Clothing Construction Critical course OR Permission of Program Director 0–3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC120 Specialty Apparel Construction 3
TEC124 Advanced Apparel Construction 3
TEC129 Sewing with a Serger 3
TEC222 Textiles 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC112AQ Pattern Alteration and Fit 2
TEC116 Textiles: Stitchery and Embellishment 1
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3
TEC143 Industrial Sewing I 2
TEC223 Tailoring 3
TEC227 Couture Sewing 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC110 Basic Sewing Skills Critical course Gateway course OR Permission of Program Director 0–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC111 Clothing Construction Critical course OR Permission of Program Director 0–3
TEC129 Sewing with a Serger 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC124 Advanced Apparel Construction 3
TEC223 Tailoring 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC120 Specialty Apparel Construction 3
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC116 Textiles: Stitchery and Embellishment 1
TEC143 Industrial Sewing I 2
TEC222 Textiles 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC112AQ Pattern Alteration and Fit 2
TEC227 Couture Sewing 3

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.