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The Fashion Design Certificate provides a technical foundation in Fashion Design for the student who has an existing degree or for the student who is not interested in general education courses. The certificate requires 15 semester credit hours in Fashion Design; concentrating in technical classes and 15 credits in program electives for a total of 30 credits.

For more information about Fashion Studies, please visit the program page.

Certificate Requirements

Field of Study Code: FASHI.CER.DESGN

Program Requirements
FASHI 1201Clothing Construction I3
FASHI 1305Design Concepts3
FASHI 1315Fashion Illustration I3
FASHI 1551Textiles for Fashion3
FASHI 1301Flat Pattern Drafting I3
Program Electives
Select 15 semester credits from 1000-2000 level FASHI courses 115
Total Credits30

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
FASHI 1201 Clothing Construction I 3
FASHI 1305 Design Concepts 3
FASHI 1315 Fashion Illustration I 3
FASHI 1551 Textiles for Fashion 3
Second Semester
FASHI 1301 Flat Pattern Drafting I 3
FASHI 1202 Clothing Construction II 1 3
FASHI 1325 Digital Design 1 3
FASHI 1500 Fashions' History 1 3
Third Semester
FASHI 2300 Flat Pattern Drafting II 1 3
FASHI 2301
Draping 1
or Design Studio: Apparel
 Total Credits30

Students wanting a design heavy curriculum should choose from the suggested electives below:
FASHI 1202 Clothing Construction II
FASHI 1325 Digital Design
FASHI 1500 Fashions' History
FASHI 2300 Flat Pattern Drafting II
FASHI 2301 Draping
FASHI 2302 Design Studio: Apparel

A total of 15 hours of electives are required.

Program Milestones

First Semester

  • Consider joining or visiting with a professional, cultural, or interest-based Student Club.

Second Semester

  • If you have not done so yet this semester, it is important to make an appointment with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss your future academic progress.