• Fashion Design

    This course addresses knowledge and skills related to the fashion industry, and related fields of textiles, apparel design and production. Topics include exploration of the apparel industry from production to marketing; clothing and textiles; apparel construction; consumer options for fashion, textiles, and related equipment tools; care and maintenance of textile products, and equipment. Areas of study include selection and coordination of clothing and accessories, and construction techniques through a variety of projects. Students will explore career opportunities in the apparel industry. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in FCCLA, a state and national career and technical student organization.
    Expect to learn:
    • Fashion illustration and design principles
    • Fashion trends
    • Garment construction and custom sewing techniques
    • Fashion show production and modeling
    Other Features:
    • College credit and internship opportunities may be available
    Career information for this industry:
    • Salary range: $33,170 - $125,270
    • Education range: Bachelor's Degree (to develop portfolio)
    • Projected job growth: 3%
    Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for fashion designers, Retrieved: 5/23/2016

    CTSO affiliated with this program:


    FCCLA

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    Schools offering this program:
    Hayden Maryvale Metro Tech