The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
The Fashion Studies Program's Fashion Fundamentals Design major offers students interested in careers in the fashion industry a combination of theoretical and hands on instruction. Students will be introduced to basic clothing construction techniques, strategies for marketing and presenting apparel, as well as an overview of the history of modern fashion.
This program will prepare students for a variety of entry level jobs in the fashion industry including: design assistant, visual merchandiser, and sample sewer.
- Execute industry standard garment construction techniques.
- Select appropriate fabrics for apparel based on fiber content, fabric construction, and environmental impact.
- Relate the history and social context of fashion to current industry trends.
- Apply technical and professional skills expected in the fashion industry as both an employee and entrepreneur.