Certificate of Completion in Fashion Design: 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.

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
TEC105 Cultural Aspects of Clothing HU, SB 3
TEC110 Basic Sewing Skills OR Permission of Program Director 0–3
TEC125 Fashion Design Critical course Gateway course HU 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 Intermediate Apparel Construction Critical course 3
TEC222 Textiles 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC221 Computer-Assisted Fashion Design 3
TEC225 Pattern Design I 3
TEC226 Draping for Fashion Design 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 OR Permission of Program Director 0–3
TEC125 Fashion Design Critical course Gateway course HU 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC105 Cultural Aspects of Clothing HU, SB 3
TEC134 Fashion Illustration I 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC106 History of Fashion 3
TEC111 Intermediate Apparel Construction Critical course 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC221 Computer-Assisted Fashion Design 3
TEC222 Textiles 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC225 Pattern Design I 3
TEC226 Draping for Fashion Design 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.