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Fees: $25. If there is a concern about the cost, please see the ASB bookkeeper or your counselor.

Learning Recommendations: HFL110 - Fashion Design and Merchandising 1

General Description: The Fashion Design and Merchandising 2 program exposes students to careers in and skills needed for employment in the fashion industry. In the second, one-semester course, students build the foundation skills learned in Fashion Design and Merchandising 1 and apply them to industry-related projects such as forecasting fashion trends, styling clients, and creating window displays. Throughout the course, students build a fashion portfolio to showcase their skills and work and can be used to interview for schools, employment, and internships. The fashion program is affiliated with FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America), providing students opportunities to build leadership skills, engage in community service projects, and participate in competitions.

Course Content:

  • Fashion Trends
  • Styling
  • Virtual Merchandising
  • Fashion Portfolio

Strategies: Students will learn through:

  • Direct instruction
  • Hands-on learning
  • Individual and team work
  • Guest speakers
  • Field trips to local retailers
  • Participation in FCCLA

Homework:  There is no homework assigned for this class. However, some students require additional time for in-class assignments and finish them at home.

Equipment Required by Student: Students will need to provide fabric and other recycled/repurposed items for recycled garment project/completions.

Note: This course counts as a Fine Art credit for graduation, but it may not meet the four-year college admissions requirement for Fine/Visual/Performing Arts.

Students wanting to enroll in the IB Career Program must take their Career Track courses in their Junior and Senior years to count towards their IBCP Certificate. Click here for more information.