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Apparel Technologies

Award: Associate of Applied Science
Total Credits for Award: 60.00

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 2350

 Pattern Development 2

 3.00

 APRL 2750

 Product Development and Manufacturing

 3.00

 ARTS course

 Choose any Studio Arts course that meets MnTC Goal Area 6

 ARTS 1121 or ARTS 2221 are recommended

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

  15.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: THIRD SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 APRL 2150

 Computer Aided Design

 4.00

 APRL 2355

 Draping and Pattern Construction

 3.00

 APRL 2420

 Advanced Garment Constructon

 3.00

 ARTS 1111

 Or

 ARTS 1114

 Art History 1: Ancient to Pre-Renaissance

 Or

 Art History 2: Renaissance to Contemporary

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 13.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FOURTH SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 APRL 2540

 Fitting Analysis and Applications

 3.00

 APRL 2550

 Clothing Line Design

 4.00

 *Program Elective

 Choose any APRL course not already required for the program

 3.00

 General Education Electives

 Choose from any of the MnTC Goal Areas

 6.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 16.00

 General Education Courses (15 Credits):

To complete the Apparel A.A.S., student are required to successfully complete 15 credits of General Education coursework. This coursework must be selected from at least three of the MnTC Goal Areas. A minimum of three credits must be completed from Goal Area 1 and three credits from Goal Area 7, 8, 9 or 10. ARTS 1111 or ARTS 1114 meet MnTC Goal Area 8.

*Program elective: APRL 1050 Open Lab (1 credit) can only be counted once toward the required 3 program elective credits.