Fashion is among the largest and most established industries in California and Long Beach City College is located in one of the country’s largest fashion hubs. The fashion industry looks to LA for its “LA style”, trendsetters, influencers, celebrities, and innovations in premium denim, swimwear and active apparel. A fashion education can provide the necessary background and skills for a career in this ever thriving and dynamic field. The LBCC fashion program provides an environment that promotes critical thinking, creativity, multicultural awareness, sustainable practices, hands-on learning, work experience and networking. Our students learn from faculty who have worked in the fashion industry and bring their experience and industry connections to the classroom.
Careers in Fashion Design, Merchandising, Buying, Product Development, Technical Design, Styling and more:
- LBCC teaches the computer programs that ensure your success in the fashion industry; Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and Gerber technology.
- LBCC offers specialty classes in swimwear construction, textile surface design, and advanced sewing techniques that make your fashion portfolio and web page stand out.