Advanced Fashion Design & Practicum in Fashion Design

Outline of Course Advanced Fashion Design TEKS Practicum in Fashion Design TEKS
Locating Employment
Training, education, and certification 9 (A) 9 (A)
Completing job search documents 9 (C) 9 (C)
Locating employment opportunities 9 (E) 9 (E)
Interviewing for jobs 9 (C) 9 (C)
Career Portfolio 1 (A); 2 (A-B); 3; 4; 9 (D) 1 (A); 2 (A-B); 3; 4; 9 (D)
Entrepreneurship   9 (F)
Professional associations 7 (D)  
Employability Skills
Time management, organization, and accuracy 7 (D) 10
Teamwork and leadership 7 (A-C)  
Professional communications 2 (C-G) 7 (A-G)
Positive work behaviors 9 (B) 7 (G); 9 (B)
Mentor skills 7 (E)  
Design portfolio 11 (G i-vi)  
Workplace Safety and Health
Safety in the workplace 6 (A-B) 6 (A-B); 11 (H vii)
Health and wellness 9 (B) 9 (B)
Ethical and Legal Responsibilities
Ethical standards and practices 8 (A-B, F) 8 (A)
Laws, policies, and procedures 8 (D-E, G)  
Intellectual property 8 (C) 8 (B)

Advanced Fashion Design

Outline of Course TEKS
Development of Fashion
Influences on fashion development 5; 11 (A ii-iv)
Historical designers 11 (A v)
Mass production techniques 11 (B i)
Haute couture 11 (B ii)
Fashion History
Historic fashions 1 (A); 10; 11 (A i-iv)
Fashion Image Analysis
Personal fashion image analysis 11 (I i-iii)
Quality Fashion Construction
General procedures; Equipment 11 ( H i, vi)
Safe practices 11 (H vi)
Patternmaking 1 (A-B); 3; 4; 6; 11 (H iv-vi)
Garment fitting 11 (H ii-iv)
Construction 11 (H v-vi)
Textiles
Textile art 6 (A-B); 7 (B); 10; 11 (D i-iii)
Textile analysis 11 (D iii; E i-v)
Influences on Fashion Industry
Influences on fashion industry 11 (F i-iv)
Fashion Show
Fashion show production 1 (A-B); 2 (A-G); 3; 4; 6 (A-B); 7 (A-E); 10; 11 (C i-iii; H i-vi)

Practicum in Fashion Design

Outline of Course TEKS
Product Development
Business plan 1 (A-B); 2 (A-B); 3; 4; 10
Fashion buying 10; 11 (A v-viii)
Marketing fashion 1 (A-B); 2 (A-G); 4; 11 (B i-ix; D ii; G iii)
Retail merchandising 3; 5; 11 (A i-iv, viii; G i; H ii, iv-v)
Apparel line creation 3; 4; 10
Fashion Promotion
Promotion strategies 2 (A-G); 3; 4; 7 (A-G); 11 (C iii-v; D i-iv, ix)
FREE! - Visual displays 11 (C i-ii, v; E i-iv)
Fashion shows 6 (A-B); 10; 11 (D vi-ix)
Fashion event production 3; 4; 5; 7 (A-G); 10; 11 (D v)
Business Practices
Client services 11 (F i-iv; G ii, iv)
Operational costs 4; 11 (H i-vi)

Contributors

  • Patti Rambo, Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Rachel Anderson, M.F.A., Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Support Specialist I, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Katie Sierega, Student Assistant, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Altah Swindle, Editor