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Dressmaking and Alterations Option Certificate

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The certificate curriculum in dressmaking and alteration prepares students for employment in the alterations department of department stores or for the operation of their own  business in dressmaking, tailoring, and alterations. 

​(NO G.E. CLASSES REQUIRED)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DRESSMAKING & ALTERATIONS CERTIFICATE:

​Course​Name​Units
​FDM 052 or 053
Knit Sewing or Children's Clothing​2
FDM 056Basic Sewing & Alterations​1
​FDM 105ABeginning Sewing​3
​FDM 105BIntermediate Sewing​2
​FDM 106Advanced Sewing
3
FDM 107Custom Tailoring​2
​FDM 109Flat Pattern Techniques​3.5
​FDM 113Fashion Draping​3
​SUBTOTAL​19.5

 

        IN ADDITION, SELECT 3 OR MORE UNITS FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST:

Course

Name​​

​Units

​Entrepreneurship 120​

​Introduction to ​​Working as a Freelance Independent Contractor

​1

​​​Entrepreneurship 121

​People Skills for the Freelancer

​1

​​​Entrepreneurship 122

​Opportunities 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 005 Fashion Lab​.05-1

​FDM 058

Decorative Apparel

.05
​FDM 102Promotion & Coordination​3
​FDM 104Textile Fibers & Fabrics​3

​FDM 140

​Fashion E-Commerce

3

​​FDM 299

Cooperative Work Experience Education​​1​
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED​​    ​22.5
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