Course Syllabus: Fashion Design 101: An Introduction
with CEU Certificate*
Fashion Design 101 explains the qualities and skills necessary to become a fashion designer. You'll learn about the many related career opportunities available besides that of fashion design and gain an inside look into today's fashion business.
A fashion career is two-thirds artist and one-third business. Color, pattern making and illustration are all skills a fashion designer must learn to put a collection together. You'll learn how becoming a fashion designer involves many core related principles to completely understand the many facets of the fashion business.
This course is ideal for students, seamstresses and anyone interested in the fashion business and design quality. Since a fashion designer wears many hats, you will gain knowledge about everything from haut couture to budget clothing and that design is about performing research, knowledge of fabric, coordinating color and texture and monitoring quality and fit.
People who strive to become fashion stylists have a profound knowledge of fashion, a fierce personal style and a knack for putting together complete outfits for themselves and others. This course material will provide lots of different information about the fashion world, and so you will understand why it is important to learn about fabrics, prints and other technical aspects of fashion in order to jump-start your fashion career.
Lesson 1: Historical Content and Education
Lesson 2: Self-Employment or a Top Job
Lesson 3: The Many Languages of Fashion
Lesson 4: The Realities of Manufacturing and Product Development
Lesson 5: Color and Fabric
Lesson 6: Fabric Production
Lesson 7: Developing Personal Creativity and Style
Lesson 8: Defining a Project
Lesson 9: Fashion Business or Fashion Career
Lesson 10: Marketing Your Fashions: Defining Your Uniqueness
Lesson 11: Processing Orders and Accounting
Each lesson will include a practice assignment and lesson review quiz that will directly apply what you have learned.
Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.
|Lesson 1 Assignment||25|
|Lesson 1: Historical Content and Education||8|
|Lesson 2 Assignment||25|
|Lesson 2: Self-employment or a Top Job||8|
|Lesson 3: The Many Languages of Fashion||9|
|Lesson 4 Assignment||25|
|Lesson 4: The Realities of Manufacturing and Product Development||9|
|Lesson 5: Color and Fabric||9|
|Lesson 6 Assignment||2|
|Lesson 6: Fabric Production||9|
|Lesson 7 Assignment||2|
|Lesson 7: Developing Personal Creativity and Style||7|
|Lesson 8: Defining a Project||10|
|Lesson 9: Fashion Business or Fashion Career||10|
|Lesson 10: Marketing Your Fashions: Defining Your Uniqueness||9|
|Lesson 11: Processing Orders and Accounting||7|
|The Final Exam||91|
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