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Product Development: Intimate Apparel and Swimwear

Fit, quality, and product development for experienced professionals in sourcing intimate apparel and swimwear garments.

Not all courses are offered every semester.
Links direct you to current offerings.


A total of 10 courses (8 required and 2 personal choice) is needed to complete this certificate.

Required courses (recommended in this order):

SXL 100  Intro to Intimates and Swimwear Product Development and Manufacture
SXP 105  Quality Fashion: How to Make It, How to Deliver It
SXL 200  Bra Development and Design Fundamentals
SXL 300  Intimate and Swim Patternmaking and Grading
SXL 400  Intimate / Swim Technical Design/ Manufacturing Methods
SXL 450 Intimate/ Swim Product Creation and Line Development
SXL 480 Intimate/ Swim Market Forecasting, Planning, and Sustainable Sourcing (online course)
SXL 500  Intimate/ Swim Development Studio
 
Personal choice courses* (choose 2)
SXL 600  Intimate/ Swim Textiles and Trims
SXF 020  Costing: How to Win the Garment Game
SXF 500  Fabrication: Everything You Need to Know
SXF 725 Expert Fashion Trend Online Research for Line Planning (online course)
SXN 250 Strategic Sourcing: A Practical Guide for Garment Production (master class)
SXP 120  How to Build a Better Garment: Stitches, Seams, and Finishing
SXP 305  Technical Design from Product Analysis to Fit Approval
CTD 131  Creating Complete Tech Packs in Illustrator
CTB 012  Excel II: Fashion Design
CTB 052 Product Development with PLM
CTD 100  Illustrator I
CTD 110  Illustrator II: Fashion Design
CTD 120  Illustrator III: Fashion Design
SXF 140  Using Social Networking, Blogging, and Fashion Digital Media for Product Development (online  course)
SXP 250  How to Write Garment Specs for Improved Manufacturing Consistency
SXF 501  Fabrication Dyeing, Printing, and Finishing Essentials
SXP 351  Expert Fit, Patterns, Grading and Specifications Facilitator: Bernard Kahn


Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of Completion must file an affidavit/Online Certificate Declaration after completing the first class of the certificate program. This will also enable you to obtain your official FIT ID.

  • Log into MYFIT with your username and password at https://myfit.fitnyc.edu
  • Select STUDENT tab
  • Under Online Resources select ONLINE INFORMATION SYSTEM
  • In the MAIN MENU options select STUDENT
  • Scroll down and select ONLINE CERTIFICATE DECLARATION
  • Select NON-CREDIT CERTIFICATE
  • Select your program

*Students who are not currently registered for a class may experience difficulties in filing their affidavit online. If you encounter any problems processing your affidavit please contact Kathleen Friedman at Kathleen_Friedman@fitnyc.edu with your name, email address, and the name of the certificate you are completing. 

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