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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.

Details

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Field of Interest
Visual and Performing Arts
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Pattern Design, Level I (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5947
Total Credits Required
17-23
Catalog Year
2021-2022
Effective term
Spring 2021
Notes

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

What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Create patterns using flat pattern, draping methods, and grading.
  2. Alter patterns to fit individual figures during the construction process.
  3. Apply construction techniques correctly on samples and garments.
  4. Customize pattern designs and sizing according to industry standards.
Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Option 1 Sequence

This option may include variable full-time (12 to 18 credits per semester) and/or part-time (11 credit hours or less per semester) status by term due to course prerequisites and scheduling. Speak to an academic advisor for details

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC110 Beginning Apparel Construction OR permission of Program Director 0–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC111 Intermediate Apparel Construction OR permission of Program Director 0–3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3
TEC124 Advanced Apparel Construction 3
TEC225 Pattern Design I 3
TEC226 Draping for Fashion Design 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC112AQ Pattern Alteration and Fit 2
TEC231 Pattern Grading 3

Option 2 Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC110 Beginning Apparel Construction OR permission of Program Director 0–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC111 Intermediate Apparel Construction OR permission of Program Director 0–3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC124 Advanced Apparel Construction 3
TEC225 Pattern Design I 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3
TEC226 Draping for Fashion Design 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
TEC112AQ Pattern Alteration and Fit 2
TEC231 Pattern Grading 3
Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Pattern Design, Level I (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=148287).


At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog YearEffective Dates
2020-20215/26/2020 – 5/24/2021