All fashion designers rely on Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop and large companies use the feature-rich fashion CAD programs. Microsoft Excel communicates specs to manufacturers and a whole supply chain can be managed with PLM. Pick up the skills you need here in brief highly focused courses.
Not all courses are offered every semester.
Links direct you to current offerings.
A total of 9 courses (8 required and 1 personal choice) are required to earn a certificate.
Courses can be taken in any order if there are no prerequisites.
Computer Essentials for Fashion Design
CTD 100 Illustrator I
CTD 110 Illustrator II: Fashion Design
CTD 120 Illustrator III: Fashion Design
CTB 012 Excel II: Fashion Design
CTD 131 Creating Complete Tech Packs in Illustrator
CTD 200 Photoshop I
CTD 212 Photoshop II: Textiles and Product Development
CTB 052 Product Development with PLM
Personal choice: Choose at least 1 course from those listed below:
CTD 112 Illustrator II: Textiles and Product Development
CTD 320 NedGraphics - Printing Studio Pro and Fashion Studio (Easy Weave)
CTD 350 Kaledo Print
CTD 351 Kaledo Knit and Weave
CTD 390 Intro to Knit CAD with Shima Seiki
Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of Completion must file an Affidavit Certificate Declaration after completing the first class of the certificate program. This will also enable you to obtain your official FIT ID. Getting Started with a Noncredit Certificate Program