Apparel Graphics & Printing – Occupational Skills Certificate

Top Code: 0936.00

Students learn the parameters and printing applications for various types of textiles and ready-made apparel. Interdisciplinary classes that are part of this certificate broaden the student’s knowledge of fabrics, garment construction, computer software used in the fashion industry, and design considerations for garment printing.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Discuss standard printing applications related to the garment industry.
  2. Perform necessary functions to prepare screens and inks for textile printing.
  3. Produce single- and multi-color graphic designs appropriate to screen printing on textiles.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

ART 031ACOLOR AND COMPOSITION-TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN3
DMA 012DIGITAL ART: PAINTING & DRAWING3
FASH 110FASHION ILLUSTRATION3
FASH 115INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER-ASSISTED FASHION GRAPHICS2.5
GRFX 115BEGINNING SCREEN PRINTING FOR TEXTILE APPLICATIONS2
GRFX 116ADVANCED SCREEN PRINTING FOR TEXTILE APPLICATIONS2
GRFX 135INTRO TO ELECTRONIC PREPRESS TECHNIQUES FOR SCREEN PRINTING2
Total Units17.5

Recommended electives

BUS 116ENTREPRENEURSHIP3
GRFX 013SCREEN PRINTING - PLASTICS3
GRFX 245ABASIC PHOTOSHOP TECHNIQUES FOR GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY3
GRFX 245BADVANCED PHOTOSHOP TECHNIQUES FOR GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY3