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The Competency-Based Certificate program in Draping is intended primarily for those students who need to enhance their draping skills but do not wish to enroll in a degree program. The program consists of four sequential courses which are offered over a four-semester time span. Projects that incorporate both draping and patternmaking techniques are explored using a variety of approaches and methods in developing and analyzing patterns.

Entrance to the program requires a knowledge of clothing construction and/or tailoring skills. Students will be able to: 

  1. Recognize, evaluate, and execute diverse draping styles; 
  2. Create original designs and patterns; 
  3. Improve fitting techniques; and 
  4. Interpret and execute specific silhouettes, styles and market trends.

Curriculum (10 credits):

DP 111 Draping Proficiency I
DP 112 Draping Proficiency II
DP 211 Draping Proficiency III
DP 212 Draping Proficiency IV

The courses do not replace draping courses in the Fashion Design degree track. Full-time and part-time Fashion Design and Patternmaking students may take them for extra credit or as free electives.

Have further questions?

For course specific information contact:

Barbara Seggio, advisor
Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room B719
212 217.5055

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