Program: Fashion Design

Overview

Fashion Design

The Fashion Design program at LBCC provides students with discipline specific skills to communicate effectively, think critically, and possess the knowledge of technology essential to employment in design related occupations within the fashion industry or the requisite foundation for transfer to a 4-year college or university. 

Career Opportunities

Students prepare for entry-level jobs in fashion design, production and manufacturing. This program also provides partial lower division preparation for the baccalaureate degree in Fashion Design. 

Students will be prepared for careers as a Designer, Production Manager, Pattern Drafter, Pattern Grader, Technical Designer, Quality Control, Shipping Manager, Sample Maker, Textile Designer, and Manufacturers Representative. 

The Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position in the apparel design and manufacturing industry. 

This Associate Degree will prepare students for career advancement once a certificate has been earned. Field of concentration selection will also facilitate transfer in a related major.

Associate in Arts (AA), Fashion Design

This degree will provide technical training as part of the undergraduate requirements necessary for those students wishing to transfer to a college or university in fashion design or related majors. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • Create an environment that promotes critical thinking, creativity, teamwork, soft skills, multicultural and global awareness and understanding of social organizational and technological systems. 
  • Provide educational opportunities in the field of fashion for career employment, advanced study, and professional development. 
  • Predict fashion trends and analyze form, silhouette, proportion, texture and drape or fabric to develop a fashion line for a target customer. 

Associate in Arts (AA), Fashion Design – Assistant Designer 

This degree will provide part of the undergraduate requirements necessary for those students wishing to transfer to a college or university in fashion or related majors. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • Create an environment that promotes critical thinking, creativity, teamwork, soft skills, multicultural and global awareness and understanding of social organizational and technological systems. 
  • Provide educational opportunities in the field of fashion for career employment, advanced study, and professional development. 
  • Predict fashion trends and analyze form, silhouette, proportion, texture, and drape of fabric to develop a fashion line for a target customer. 

Certificate of Achievement, Fashion Design

The Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for entry-level positions in the apparel design and manufacturing industry. This comprehensive course of study will provide students with technical, practical and conceptual development skills resulting in a professional fashion design portfolio. 

Certificate of Achievement, Fashion Design – Assistant Designer

The Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for entry-level positions in the apparel design and manufacturing industry. This course of study will provide students with conceptual development and entry-level in fashion design. 

Certificate of Achievement, Fashion Design – Patternmaker 

The Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position as a patternmaker in the apparel design and manufacturing industry.

Certificate of Achievement, Fashion Design – Sample Maker 

The Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position as a sample maker in the apparel design and manufacturing industry.