COURSE CODE: 8280

Fashion Careers I

SCED Code: 19201
Virginia Extended Description: I
Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours: 280
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: FCCLA

Students in Fashion Careers I participate in hands-on experiences creating original products while applying design techniques and skills. Work-based learning within the fashion industry is encouraged to provide opportunities for students to develop employability skills. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Introduction to Fashion Careers 8247/8248

Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Performing Arts
  • Costume Designer
Visual Arts
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Textile Designer

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