West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Associate Degree

Certificate of Proficiency Level 1
Certificate of Proficiency Level 2

CAREER INFORMATION
For further information about Careers in Apparel Production see WVC Career Programs.


APPAREL PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS


Students are expected to have basic sewing skills prior to beginning this program. If they do not have sewing skills, students should enroll in FD 50 Basic Apparel Construction.

All students, whether they plan to complete the Apparel Production Level 1 Certificate, the Apparel Production Level 2 Certificate or the Apparel Production A. S. Degree, will complete the same Core Courses and Career Enhancement Courses.

CORE COURSES 19 Units
Course Number    Course Name   
FD 30 Intro to Fashion Design
FD 30A Success Strategies
FD 40A Flats & Specs
FD 52A Fabric Analysis I
FD 54 Apparel Manufacturing
FD 60 Pattern Making I
Plus 3 units from Career Enhancement Course List below:
FD 27 Professional Image
Comm 12 Intercultural Communication
Comm 18 Career Communications
Bus. 30 Total Quality Management
Bus 54 Small Business Start Up & Management
Bus 62 Business Math
Bus 78 Business Communications
 
APPAREL PRODUCTION LEVEL 1:   33 Units
Course Number    Course Name   
[Complete the 19 units of Core Course above, plus the following 14 units]
FD 17 Product Data Management
FD 18A Electronic Marketing & Grading
FD 18B Electronic Pattern Making
FD 52B Fabric Analysis II
FD 67 Manual Grading
FD 84 Internship
 
APPAREL PRODUCTION LEVEL 2:   44 Units
Course Number    Course Name   
[Complete the 33 units of Apparel Production Level 1 above,
plus the following 11 units]
FD 62 Patternmaking II
FD 63 Fitting & Pattern Adjustment
FD 64 Draping
FD 65 Production Patternmaking
Courses may be taken in any semester in which they are offered,
provided prerequisites are met.
See the Career Program Major Sheets
for recommended sequence of classes.
 

APPAREL PRODUCTION LEVEL A.S. Degree: 69 Units Total
Complete the 44 units required for Level 2 Certificate, plus 25 units of General Education (see WVC College Catalog for specific requirements).

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