Jun 28, 2022  
2021-2022 SLCC General Catalog 
2021-2022 SLCC General Catalog

Fashion Design & Merchandising - Design AAS: Full-time

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Plan of Study 2021-2022

The following is a plan of requirements to complete this Associate of Applied Science degree in 2 years. Each student’s experience will vary slightly, as this plan does not include transfer work, Advanced Placement (AP), or other institutions’ concurrent enrollment credits. Math and English placement will be based on the student’s appropriate placement scores. If developmental courses are required, they should be taken in the student’s first semester.

NOTE: This plan assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with the Academic Program Advisor and consult DegreeWorks for specific degree requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester (18 credits)   Spring Semester (17 credits)  
FASH 1010 Introduction to Fashion (FA)  -  3 credits          FASH 1050 Fashion Sustainability  -  2 credits     
FASH 1100 Pattern Drafting Essentials  -  3 credits     FASH 1350 History of Costume  -  3 credits    
FASH 1210 Fashion Illustration I  -  3 credits     FASH 1505 Intermediate Sewing  -  3 credits    
FASH 1250 Textiles  -  3 credits     FASH 1610 Knitwear Design  -  3 credits    
FASH 1500 Beginning Sewing  -  3 credits     FASH 1660 Pattern Drafting Procedures  -  3 credits    
ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing (EN)  -  3 credits     Quantitative Studies (QS) - 3 credits    
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC   ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

Second Year

Fall Semester (17-18 credits)   Spring Semester (15 credits)
FASH 2150 Draping Fundamentals  -  3 credits     FASH 2030 Advanced Sewing  -  3 credits    
FASH 2410 Collection Development  -  3 credits     FASH 2440 Collection Production  -  3 credits    
FASH 2450 Portfolio Development  -  3 credits     FASH Emphasis Course - 3 credits    
FASH Emphasis Course - 3 credits     FASH Emphasis Course - 3 credits    
Human Relations (HR) - 2-3 credits     Communication (CM) - 3 credits    
Distribution Areas - 3 credits        
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

Advising Notes

  • Students should select courses based on their interest or focus of study, and are required to complete 67 (min.) credits to receive their degree. Consult with the Program manager, faculty, or an advisor with questions regarding various potential pathways.
  • Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program. It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes. Those prerequisites must be satisfied before courses may be taken.
  • For information on clubs or organizations within the Fashion Institute, contact the SLCC Fashion Club advisor.
  • Additional Program Notes: For information about Student Resources such as Academic Links, Learning/Tutoring, Financial Information, General Resources, Services for Students, Student Life, Health & Recreation, Campus Life and other important information (Disclosures, Student Code of Conduct, Policies/Procedures, and Student Records, etc.) visit: https://www.slcc.edu/student/