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Fashion Mechandising Degree and Certificate

Fashion Mechandising Degree (sac.fdm.aa) and Certificate (sac.fdm.ca)

The associate degree and certificate curriculum in fashion merchandising is designed to prepare professionally trained students for a career in the fashion industry or to transfer to a university program. The program places emphasis on developing a student’s fashion sense and analytical abilities in such areas as sales, distribution, buying, merchandising, promotion and coordination of fashion items.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASSOCIATE DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE:

Course ​Name ​Units
Fashion Design Merchandising 100​ Introduction to Fashion
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 101​ Buying and Merchandising
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 102​ Promotion and Coordination
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 103​ Fashion Selection
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 104​ Textile Fibers and Fabrics
3​
​Fashion Design Merchandising 111A ​Fashion Illustration ​3
Fashion Design Merchandising 125​ Display Merchandising
3​
​Fashion Design Merchandising 140 ​Fashion E-Commerce ​3
Fashion Design Merchandising 299​ Cooperative Work Experience Education
1-4​
SUBTOTAL   ​ 25-28

 

In addition, select six or more units from the following list:

Course

Name​​

​Units
Business 170​Principles of Small B​​usiness​3

​Entrepreneurship 120

​Introduction to Working as a Freelance Independent Contractor

​1

​​​Entrepreneurship 121

​People Skills for the Freelancer

​1

​​​Entrepreneurship 122

​Opportunites in Freelance Industries and Trades

​1

​​​Entrepreneurship 123

​Marketing to Attract Customers and Grow Your Freelance Business

​1

​​​Entrepreneurship 124

​Survival Finance and Accounting for the Freelancer-Show Me the Money

​1

​Entrepreneurship 125

​​Launch Your Freelance Business

​1

​FDM 055

​Children's Clothing​​

​2

​FDM 105A

​Beginning Sewing

​3

​FDM 107

​Custom Tailoring

​2

​FDM 109

​Flat Pattern Design

​3.5

​FDM 113

​Fashion Draping

3.5​

​FDM 214

T​ech-Packs for Manufactured Apparel​​​

​3
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED​​    ​31-34
 
NOTE: Degree students should select general education course requirements that include Psychology, Sociology and Speech Communication because of the human relationship skills essential to this vocation.
 


Santa Ana College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org.