Certificate of Completion in Costume Design and Production

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Field of Interest: Visual and Performing Arts

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Costume Design and Production is designed for students with an interest in costuming. Students learn to design and make costumes and apply appropriate makeup. They develop the ability to design appropriate costumes for period Community theatre, opera, dance and living history programs including the makeup, and manage the costume wardrobe. Completers of this certificate will have interned with college or community stage production crews for a minimum of 240 hours. 

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Costume Design and Production (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5406
Total Credits Required
25-30
Catalog Year
2019-2020

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Costume Design and Production program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Program Prerequisites

TEC111 Clothing Construction (3) OR 
Permission of Program Director. 0-3

Course Sequence by Term

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

  • 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 placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

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

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC106 History of Fashion RC 3
TEC125 or
TEC134
Fashion Design or Fashion Illustration I RC 3
TEC222 Textiles RC 3
THF115 Makeup for Stage and Screen RC 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC122 or
TEC124
Sewing with Knits or Advanced Clothing Construction RC 3
TEC223 or
TEC227
Tailoring or Couture Sewing RC 3
TEC226 or
TEC230
Draping for Fashion Design or Pattern Design II RC 3
TEC225 Pattern Design I RC 3
THP201++ or
TEC278++
THP201++ or TEC278++ RC

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

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

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.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Costume Design and Production (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125878).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog Year Effective Dates
2019-2020 Current
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019