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Apparel Technologies

Award: Two-Semester Diploma
Total Credits for Award: 32.00

Admission Requirements:

Students are accepted into this program both fall and spring semesters.

Apparel courses in these programs require achievement of the following minimum placements:

MnTC Goal Area courses in this program may have different required placements and prerequisites, please see individual course requirements.


Description:

In the Apparel Technologies program, you will receive extensive hands-on training in design, manufacturing, alteration and fitting by  industry-experienced instructors and gain a sense of personal  accomplishment. The program is the only one of its kind in the upper Midwest and will teach you to produce finished, professional garments  from pattern to final product.




COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FIRST SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 APRL 1000

 Industrial Sewing Methods

 4.00

 APRL 1100

 Textiles

 3.00

 APRL 1025

 Fashion Imaging

 3.00

 APRL 1360

 Pattern Development 1

 3.00

 Communication Studies Course

 Choose any CMST course that satisfies MnTC Goal Area 1

 CMST 1000 or CMST 1005 are recommended

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 16.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: SECOND SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 APRL 1400

 Garment Construction

 3.00

 APRL 2015

 Knitwear

 3.00

 *APRL 2150

 Computer Aided Design

 4.00

 APRL 2350

 Pattern Development 2

 3.00

 APRL 2750

 Product Development and Manufacturing

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 16.00

* To complete the second semester, students will need to work with their instructor(s) and have a signed prerequisite screening form to enroll in APRL 2150

General Education Courses (3 Credits):

Students must successfully complete three credits of General Education coursework. CMST 1000 is required and satisfies Goal Area 1.

All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses, if applicable program electives, required Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses, and MnTC electives. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.