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Pattern Design, Level II

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Pattern Design, Level II enhances skills for advanced flat pattern design, draping pattern drafting, computer-assisted pattern making, and pattern making for industry.

Details

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Field of Interest
Visual and Performing Arts
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Pattern Design, Level II (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5949
Total Credits Required
35-41
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You'll Learn

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

  1. Utilize pattern drafting techniques and advanced pattern work to produce original apparel designs.
  2. Utilize advanced draping techniques on woven and knit fabrics.
  3. Apply industry standards for advanced pattern making.
  4. Produce patterns for original garments using computer software.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

$38,190

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
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.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
TEC110 Basic Sewing Skills 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 Credits
TEC111 Clothing 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 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 Credits
TEC112AQ Pattern Alteration and Fit 2
TEC228 Advanced Draping for Fashion Design 3
TEC230 Pattern Design II 3
TEC231 Pattern Grading 3
TEC238 Industry Patternmaking Standards 1

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
TEC224 Pattern Drafting 2
TEC233 Computer-Assisted Pattern Making 3
TEC234 Vintage Fashion Design 3
TEC270 Design Studio 3

Part-time 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 Credits
TEC110 Basic Sewing Skills 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 Credits
TEC111 Clothing 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 Credits
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 Credits
TEC124 Advanced Apparel Construction 3
TEC231 Pattern Grading 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
TEC122 Sewing with Knits 3
TEC234 Vintage Fashion Design 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
TEC228 Advanced Draping for Fashion Design 3
TEC230 Pattern Design II 3

Term 7

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 7
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
TEC238 Industry Patternmaking Standards 1
TEC224 Pattern Drafting 2
TEC233 Computer-Assisted Pattern Making 3

Term 8

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 8
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
TEC112AQ Pattern Alteration and Fit 2
TEC270 Design Studio 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 II (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=148300).


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