Pattern Design, Level I

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Pattern Design, Level I trains students to create patterns using flat patterns, draping methods, and grading. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Pattern Design: Level II is also available.

This is a Fast Track Certificate, which can be completed in two semesters or less.


Field of Interest
Visual and Performing Arts
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Pattern Design, Level I (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total credits required
Effective Term
Spring 2021

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the required Courses area.

What You'll Learn
  • Create patterns using flat pattern, draping methods, and grading. (TEC111, TEC112AQ, TEC122, TEC124, TEC225, TEC226, TEC231)
  • Alter patterns to fit individual figures during the construction process. (TEC111, TEC112AQ, TEC122, TEC124, TEC225, TEC226)
  • Apply construction techniques correctly on samples and garments. (TEC110, TEC111, TEC122, TEC124, TEC225, TEC226)
  • Customize pattern designs and sizing according to industry standards. (TEC225, TEC226, TEC231)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
TEC110Beginning Apparel Construction (3) OR
permission of Program Director0-3
TEC111Intermediate Apparel Construction 3 OR
permission of Program Director0-3
TEC112AQPattern Alteration and Fit2
TEC122Sewing with Knits3
TEC124Advanced Apparel Construction3
TEC225Pattern Design I3
TEC226Draping for Fashion Design3
TEC231Pattern Grading3

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