Trade Certificates or A.A. Degrees for:
Fashion Design & Apparel Tech
- Lectra Computer Design
- Sketching, Patterns, Grading, Markers
- Design Manufacturing
- Sample, Proto-Type or Custom Sewing
- Product Development
- RTW, Theater or Custom Design
- Sales Representatives
- Buyer / Merchandisers
- Dept / Store Management
- Consultant / Promotion
- Display / Visual Merchandising
Nutrition and Dietetics (transfer program for Bachelors Degree Universities at Poly Pomona, Cal State U. Long Beach, Chapman)
- Clinical dietetics: in hospitals, clinics and convalescent homes.
- Community nutrition: in testing, teaching, and promotion of food
Both especially assisting doctors and wellness programs to counsel patients on their dietary needs.
Interested in Fashion and Nutrition Careers?
Eligibility: 18 years or older (or High School student qualifying for Career Advancement Program) interested in a fashion class or program.
Application: Students enrolling for the first time or who are returning after not attending the previous semester must complete an Admission application by applying online at www.sac.edu.
Class load: A full-time student with fifteen units / about five classes per semester can complete an A.A. Degree (about 60 units) in two years. Many of our student are part-time students taking one or more classes during the day or evening.
Cost: 26 dollars per unit (most classes are 2-3 units per class plus textbooks, supplies, parking & health and student body fees)
Certificates: Completion of the required classes (elective classes are not required only suggested) of your selected program. You can complete as many certificates as desired.
A.A. Degree: Completion of the required program classes with completion of required General Education classes (see college catalog) can be taken before, after or with your certificate classes.
Transfer: Class # 100 and above are transferable.
Jobs Are Available: Fashion industry is the largest employer in the U.S., Second only to U.S. Government. Southern California is the sportswear Design Center for the world. Orange County has the most concentrated retail apparel sales for California.
For more information please call: Kyla Benson, FCS Department Chair
Program Information: (714) 564-6800
Registration Information: (714) 564-6005
Counseling/Financial Aid: (714) 564-6100
Child Care Center: (714) 564-6890