All designers are expected to be proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Fashion designers must be able to use Microsoft Excel for their specifications. If your computer skills have not caught up with the times, these certificate programs are for you.
Not all courses are offered every semester.
Links direct you to current offerings.
All courses listed in each track are required in order to complete these certificate programs, unless otherwise noted.
Courses can be taken in any order if there are no prerequisites.
Computer Essentials for Fashion Design
CTB 010 Excel
CTB 012 Excel II: Fashion Design
CTD 100 Illustrator I
CTD 110 Illustrator II: Fashion Design
CTD 120 Illustrator III: Fashion Design
CTD 131 Creating Complete Tech Packs in Illustrator
CTD 200 Photoshop I
CTD 212 Photoshop II: Textiles and Product Development
Choose at least one course from those listed below:
CTB 051 WebPDM
CTB 052 Product Development with PLM
CTD 310 Colour Matters I
CTD 311 Colour Matters II
CTD 320 Fashion Studio Suite/NedGraphics
CTD 350 Kaledo Print, Knit and Weave
CTD 351 Kaledo Style
Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of completion must file an affidavit form after completing the first course in the certificate. This will also enable you to obtain your official FIT ID. You may obtain this form from the instructor of your first course or by contacting Andrea Adkins-Miller from Certificate Programs at Andrea_AdkinsMiller@fitnyc.edu
. You may also pick it up from the Center for Professional Studies, located in the Pomerantz Center, room D130.