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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 100  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 175  Basics of Patternmaking (formerly SXP 262)
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

*Denotes course has prerequisite(s). This means that specific classes must be completed prior to enrolling in this course. If you have not completed these courses with a passing grade, please wait to register as your registration will be cancelled. Please see course descriptions for more information.

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.  

 Getting Started with a Noncredit Certificate Program