CAD for Fashion Design Art

The CAD for Fashion Design Art Certificate program was developed to meet the fashion industry's need for trained talent with advanced Fashion Design computer skills.

The program offers students the opportunity to upgrade their digital fashion design skills to industry standards. The purpose of the program is to enable designers to create and produce various fashion design presentation products, such as digital trend and concept boards, textile color developments, and  digital spec sheets for a portfolio. Students entering this program must have basic fashion drawing skills to succeed. 

Students must have taken the following courses prior to entering the certificate program: AR 101 or FF 111 or FF 113  or approval of Fashion Design Art assistant chairperson.  


The program consists of five required courses:

Course Credits
AR 115 Introduction to CAD Software for Fashion Designers 2
FF 241 Fashion Design Computer: Photoshop 1.5
FF 242 Fashion Design Computer: Illustrator 1.5
FF 243 Digital Flats and Specs 1.5
FD 342 CAD for Fashion Design and Development 2
Total 8.5

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Registration for these courses require assistance in waiving the pre-requisites. Please contact the adviser for this assistance.

Academic advisement is available by appointment.
Mary Capozzi, advisor, Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room B701
(212) 217-5000 to make an appointment
(212) 217-5289 direct line

This certificate is administered by the School of Art and Design