Certificate of Completion in Costume Design and Production, Level I

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 FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Option 1 Sequence

This option may include variable full-time (12 to 18 credits per semester) and/or part-time (11 credit hours or less per semester) status by term due to course prerequisites and scheduling. Speak to an academic advisor for details.

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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 Beginning Apparel Construction TEC110 is a prerequisite for TEC111. Students must complete TEC110 before taking TEC111 or obtain instructor permission before enrolling in TEC111. 0–3
TEC105 or
THF115
Cultural Aspects of Clothing or Makeup for Stage and Screen HU, SB 3
TEC134 Fashion Illustration I 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC106 History of Fashion 3
TEC111 or
THP206
Intermediate Apparel Construction or Introduction to Costume Construction for Theatre 3–4
RE Restricted Electives 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3
TEC225 Pattern Design I 3
TEC226 Draping for Fashion Design 3
TEC120 or
TEC124 or
TEC227
Specialty Apparel Construction or Advanced Apparel Construction or Couture Sewing 3
TEC278++ or
THP201++ or
THP202AC
Any Costume Design and Production Internship course or Any Theatre Production course or Theatre Production I Costume Shop 1–3

Restricted Electives

A list of additional, alternative, or supplemental courses for this pathway map
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC113 Textiles: Dyeing May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC114 Textiles: Block Printing/Silk Screening May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC115 Textiles: Hand Painting May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC116 Textiles: Stitchery and Embellishment May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC121 Creative Sewing Machine Use 3
TEC161 Digital Machine Embroidery Laboratory May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3

Option 2 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 Beginning Apparel Construction TEC110 is a prerequisite for TEC111. Students must complete TEC110 before taking TEC111 or obtain instructor permission before enrolling in TEC111. 0–3
TEC105 or
THF115
Cultural Aspects of Clothing or Makeup for Stage and Screen HU, SB 3
TEC134 Fashion Illustration I 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC106 History of Fashion 3
TEC111 or
THP206
Intermediate Apparel Construction or Introduction to Costume Construction for Theatre 3–4

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC120 or
TEC124 or
TEC227
Specialty Apparel Construction or Advanced Apparel Construction or Couture Sewing 3
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC225 Pattern Design I 3
TEC226 Draping for Fashion Design 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC278++ or
THP201++ or
THP202AC
Any Costume Design and Production Internship course or Any Theatre Production course or Theatre Production I Costume Shop 1–3
RE Restricted Electives 3

Restricted Electives

A list of additional, alternative, or supplemental courses for this pathway map
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC113 Textiles: Dyeing May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC114 Textiles: Block Printing/Silk Screening May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC115 Textiles: Hand Painting May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC116 Textiles: Stitchery and Embellishment May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC121 Creative Sewing Machine Use 3
TEC161 Digital Machine Embroidery Laboratory May be repeated for up to three (3) credits 1
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3

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