AAFCS Pre-PAC Correlation - Fashion, Textiles, and Apparel

Fashion Design

Outline of Course TEKS
Fashion History
Importance of fashion; appropriate terminology 10 (A i, vi)
FREE! - Relevance of fashion history to current fashion 10 (A ii)
Fashion and Society
Fashion businesses 1 (A); 2 (A-B; D); 10 (A iii)
Fashion publications 10 (A iv)
Fashion process 10 (A v)
The Fashion Industry
Organization of fashion manufacturing 10 (A vi; B i-ii; C i; I i)
Ethical practices in the fashion industry 7 (A-C); 10 (B iii)
Safe workplace environment 7 (C); 10 (B iii-iv; C iii)
Training, education, and certifications 8 (A)
Positive workplace behaviors and personal qualities 8 (B)
Employment and entrepreneurship opportunities 8 (C; E)
Career portfolio 8 (D)
Fashion Design
Elements and principles of design 3; 4; 6 (A-B; D); 9; 10 (A vi; H i, iii; I i)
Garment styles and parts 1 (A); 2 (E); 10 (A vi; H ii)
Fashion illustration 1 (A-B); 4; 9; 10 (A vi; H ii-v; I i-ii)
Design portfolio 8 (D); 9
Fibers and Fabrics
Characteristics and properties of fibers; suitability of textiles for apparel 1 (A-B); 3; 10 (D iv; J i)
Methods of textile production 10 (J ii)
Effects of environmental conditions on textiles 10 (J iii)
Selection and Care of Apparel
Social, cultural, and life-cycle influences on fashion preferences 1 (A-B); 3; 10 (D i)
Fashion trends 1 (A-B); 3; 10 (D ii)
Influence of advertising 1 (A-B); 3; 10 (D iii)
Managing apparel for individuals with special needs 1 (A-B); 3; 10 (D v)
Labeling information 1 (A); 3; 10 (E i)
Care products and equipment; safety procedures 10 (C iii; E ii-v)
Commercial care practices 10 (F i-v)
Managing the apparel dollar 10 (G i-iv)
Quality Construction
Quality apparel 2 (C); 3; 10 (I ii; K i)
Apparel construction 2 (C); 3; 6 (B); 9; 10 (I ii; K ii-vi)
Equipment and safety 5 (A-B); 9; 10 (K v)
Leadership skills; mentoring 6 (A, D)
Teamwork and conflict-management 6 (B-C)
Planning and time management skills 9


  • Patti Rambo, Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences