Fashion Design

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Fashion Design
Associate of Science
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate illustration and technical drawing abilities and knowledge of textiles and historical fashion design.
  • Demonstrate skills in construction, draping, fitting, and patternmaking, textile selection, and specification packages.
  • Use industry software to develop technical drawings, specification packages, and patternmaking.
  • Utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills directed toward applicable trends to specific target audiences.
  • Apply professional standards and business concepts related to apparel design.

Program Courses


RS092 College Success
FADA101 Elements of Garment Construction
FADA102 Fashion Illustration
FADA103 Textile Fundamentals
FADA113 Fundamentals of Patternmaking
FADA121 Fundamentals of Construction
FADA131 Intermediate Construction
FADA201 Advanced Construction
FADA202 Technical Drawing
FADA203 Intermediate Patternmaking
FADA208 Trends & Forecasting
FADA209 Portfolio I
FADA213 Advanced Patternmaking
FADA217 Modern History of Fashion
FADA222 Collections
FADA223 Computer Patternmaking
FADA233 Draping
FND105 Design Fundamentals
FND110 Observational Drawing
FND135 Image Manipulation
FND150 Digital Color Theory
GWDA103 Digital Illustration


HU110 College English
HU111 Effective Speaking
HU130 Visual Language & Culture
General Education Requirement
MS111 College Algebra OR MS114 Traditional Geometry
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement


Program Electives

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Note: The Art Institute of California—Hollywood(a campus of Argosy University) reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.