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Grade: 9-12

Credit: 0.5 unit

This course is designed for the student interested in fashion apparel, textiles or interior design. In this beginner level course,
students will obtain a foundation in the knowledge needed for the advanced fashion and interior courses. Principles, elements and
goals of design will be applied to various fashion apparel, textiles and interior design concepts. Students will also cover the basics
of the physical, psychological, social and cultural reasons for how we dress, where we live, textiles, fabric construction and
selection for apparel and interior use, basic sewing skills that are applied in a variety of ways. Self-initiative, motivation, timemanagement,
independent work, following directions and self-evaluation are crucial skills in this course where art, communication,
mathematics, science and technology are applied