CURRICULUM GUIDE

Fashion Design Technology
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 1056  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This program prepares individuals to apply artistic principles and techniques to
the merchandising of commercial fashions, apparel, and accessories, and the
management of fashion development projects. Instruction includes apparel design;
accessories design; the design of men's, women's, and children's wear; computer
assisted design and manufacturing; concept planning; designing specific
materials; labor cost and analysis; fabric art and printing; and the principles
of management and operations in the fashion industry.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Construction and Maintenance Technologies Department, Gannon
Vocational-Technical Center, Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 12 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
FASH 120    Fashion Industry                                                 3
FASH 150    Apparel and Textile Design                                       3
INTR 110    Applied Design/Color Theory                                      3
INTR 185    Introduction to Textiles                                         3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 16-18 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Business Related                                       8-9 Credits
BUSN 201    International Business                                           3
MKTG 119    Mktg/Manage Your Profess Image                                   3
MKTG 131    Merchandising                                                    2
MKTG 200    Principles of Marketing                                          3
MKTG 210    Marketing on the Internet                                        3

CHOICE 2:   Discipline Related History                               3 Credits
INTR 230    World Decorative Arts                                            3
INTR 231    Period Interiors                                                 3
INTR 232    Twentieth Century Interiors                                      3

CHOICE 3:   Delineation                                              3 Credits
ARCH 100    Intro to Architecture Drawing                                    3
ARTS 131    Drawing I                                                        3
CADD 100    Basic Mechanical Drafting                                        3

CHOICE 4:   Business Computer Applications                         2-3 Credits
CABS 103    Internet Basics for Non-Majors                                   2
CABS 110    Intro to Microsoft Office                                        3
CABS 126    Excel                                                            3
CABS 205    Using Project Mgmt Software                                      2

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   28

1.    Students are advised to confer with program faculty to assure selection of
      Limited Choice courses will best fit their career plans.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II
FASH 120          FASH 150
INTR 110          INTR 185
Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.1
Lim.Ch.3          Lim.Ch.1
Lim.Ch.4          Lim.Ch.2