There are many people around the world dreaming of a glamorous career in the fashion industry. So why not start here? CFD trains all students to be the best they can be and get prepared for a career as a fashion designer. From how to sketch out your designs, to pattern cutting and making up the final design into a garment. During the 4-year course, CFD teaches all the skills you need to launch a great career in fashion. CFD helps you to build the skills and experience that you need so that you are ready for the fashion world as soon as you graduate.
The Bachelor in Fashion Design offers courses ranging from the history of fashion, software applications for fashion, drawing and fashion illustration, draping, pattern making and garment construction, portfolio design, fashion photography to fashion show production.
The 126 credit curriculum is designed to equip students with a broad-based exposure to all aspects of Fashion Design while focusing on specific Concentration areas for rewarding careers in fashion businesses and industries. The diverse range of courses offered in the program introduces students to a wide range of expertise and knowledge in General Education, Fashion Design functional areas and Fashion Design electives. Students take 33 credits in General Education courses for Personal & Professional Development.
Competence in Fashion Design is achieved through the study of 54 credits of core courses, and competence in a specific design area is achieved through the study of 21 credits in Concentration courses. The 15 credits of elective courses and 3 credits for an internship are designed to broaden students’ knowledge and perspective of Fashion Design beyond their field of Concentration.
The concentration provides the requirements of the fashion industry for specialized professionals who still have an overall vision and are able to interact and communicate clearly. The concentration courses in Fashion Business Management, are for individuals aiming to develop entrepreneurial careers and/or for those that would like to work in the immense non-designer categories within the fashion trade. The students are required to choose the area of concentration in the 4th semester.
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The Bachelor’s Degree Program in Fashion Design aims to give students a connection to all facets of the fashion industry from product design and development to ultimately focusing on marketing and management.
The mission of the Fashion Design program is to prepare students for careers in the professional arena or to continue post-graduate studies. Providing students with a learning environment that accelerates creativity, modern business techniques, research, and global perception does this.