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Product Development: Intimate Apparel and Swimwear

Cutting-edge fit, quality, and logistics training for experienced designers, technical designers, patternmakers, production personnel and product developers involved in sourcing of intimate apparel and swimwear garments.

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

A total of 10 courses (9 required and 1 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 / Swim Patternmaking and Grading
SXL 400  Intimate / Swim Technical Design/ Manufacturing Methods
SXL 425 Intimate / Swim Textiles and Trims 
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 1)
SXF 020  Costing: How to Win the Garment Game
SXP 262  Basics of Patternmaking
CTD 131  Creating Complete Tech Packs in Illustrator
CTD 100  Illustrator I
SXF 140  The Product Developer's Guide to Social Networking, Blogging, and Fashion Digital Marketing (online  course)
SXP 250  How to Write Garment Specs for Improved Manufacturing Consistency

Facilitator: Camille Block


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

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