# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Fashion Careers I Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Fashion Careers I (8280/36 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8280
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:10–11

Students investigate career opportunities in apparel design, production, and care. Students study the business of fashion including fabric technology, fashion design skills, and apparel-production techniques. Work-based learning opportunities within the fashion industry are encouraged to provide opportunities for students to develop employability skills. Teachers emphasize skills in art, communication, mathematics, science and technology in this course.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Introduction to Fashion Careers 8247/8248 (formerly Introduction to Fashion Design and Marketing)

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Performing Arts
    • Visual Arts

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.