# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Fashion Careers Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Introduction to Fashion Careers (8248/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8248
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

Introduction to Fashion Careers students learn what it takes to be successful in fashion by exploring careers within the industry. Instruction focuses on hands-on experiences. Students apply the design process from concept to final product and demonstrate basic fashion design techniques.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Performing Arts
    • Visual Arts
  • Marketing
    • Marketing Communications
    • Marketing Management
    • Marketing Research
    • Merchandising
    • Professional Sales

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.