Program Description

Students learn the parameters and printing applications for various types of textiles and ready-made apparel. Interdisciplinary classes that are part of this certificate broaden the student’s knowledge of fabrics, garment construction, computer software used in the fashion industry, and design considerations for garment printing.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Discuss standard printing applications related to the garment industry.
  2. Perform necessary functions to prepare screens and inks for textile printing.
  3. Produce single- and multi-color graphic designs appropriate to screen printing on textiles.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Required Units: 17.5

Required Courses

  • ART 031A - Color and Composition-Two Dimensional Design (3)
  • ART 056 - Introduction to Digital Painting & Drawing (3)
  • FASH 110 - Fashion Illustration (3)
  • FASH 115 - Intermediate Computer-Assisted Fashion Graphics (2.5)
  • GRFX 115 - Beginning Screen Printing for Textile Applications (2)
  • GRFX 116 - Advanced Screen Printing for Textile Applications (2)
  • GRFX 135 - Intro to Electronic Prepress Techniques for Screen Printing (2)

Recommended Electives

  • BUS 116 - Small Business Management (3)
  • FASH 128B - Surface Design Techniques-Dyeing, Painting, Batik (1)
  • GRFX 013 - Screen Printing-Plastics (3)
  • GRFX 245A - Basic Photoshop Techniques for Graphic Communications Technology (3)
  • GRFX 245B - Advanced Photoshop Techniques for Graphic Communications Technology (3)

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