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2022-2023 Catalog 
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Clothing and Fashion Design


Program Description:

The Clothing and Fashion Design program prepares individuals to enter the work force in the areas of the clothing apparel industry.  This includes but is not limited to the following areas: 1) Fashion and Design - designing a garment, developing a pattern, starting an apparel or alteration business.  2) The areas of Garment Construction and Manufacturing - fabric and textile, fabric design, fabric care, threadology, pattern design, principles of clothing construction and selection; alterations of ready-to-wear garments, custom tailoring and dress-making, clothing maintenance and home furnishings.

The program also provides the students with an opportunity to pursue a career as a Fashion Designer, Model, Boutique Store Owner, and other opportunities in the Apparel Manufacturing Industry.  The Clothing and Fashion Design program meets the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences - Textiles and Apparel.

Campus Location:

Utica - 601.885.7116

**Completion Award: Career Certificate in Clothing and Fashion Design 30 SH

**Completion Award: Technical Certificate in Clothing and Fashion Design 45 SH

Associate of Applied Science

**Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Education 60-62 SH

**Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312 /RST 1312 ) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.
  • Assessment - An Assessment Prep review course(s) and Skills Assessment exam(s) are required to graduate from this program.