Certificate Options

FCS

The Allan Hancock College Family and Consumer Sciences program offers Certificates of Acheivement in the following:

 

 

Fashion Studies

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A major of 19 units is required for the certificate. Required core courses (19 units):

FCS 137 Fashion Industry and Marketing 3 units
FCS 138 Professional and Personal Apparel Selection 3 units
FCS 139 Textiles 3 units
FCS 140 AB Apparel Construction 4 units
FCS 144 Historic Fashion/Costume 3 units
ART 110 Design 1 3 units
  or  
ART 108 Design 1 on the Computer 3 units
  or  
ART 120 Drawing 1 3 units
     
  Recommended electives:  
FCS 131 Life Management 3 units
FCS 199 Special Topics in Family and Consumer Science (related to Fashion Studies) .5-3 unit

Fashion Merchandising

Sixteen units is required for the certificate. Required core courses (16 units):

BUS 103 Advertising 3 units
FCS 137 Fashion Industry and Marketing 3 units
FCS 138 Professional and Personal Apparel Selection 3 units
FCS 139 Textiles 3 units
FCS 144 Historic Fashion/Costume 3 units
FCS 149 Cooperative Work Experience: Occupational (related to Fashion Merchandising) 1 units
     
  Recommended electives:  
BUS 102 Marketing 3 units
BUS 377 Managing Service Quality .5 units
BUS 378 Effective Sales Methods .5 units
BUS 380 Marketing Strategies .5 units
CBIS 101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3 units
FCS 131 Life Management 3 units

Interior Design Merchandising

A major of 24 units is required for the certificate. Required core courses (18 units):

BUS 102 Marketing 3 units
BUS 103 Advertising 3 units
FCS 137 Fashion Industry and Marketing 3 units
FCS 139 Textiles 3 units
FCS 170 Interior Design 3 units
FCS 171 Interior Design Materials 3 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 6 units selected from the following:  
ART 110 Design 1 3 units
  or  
ART 108 Design 1 on the Computer 3 units
ART 112 Design Color Theory 3 units
ART 113 Three Dimensional Design 3 units
ARCH 121 Architectural Drawing 1 4 units
BUS 106 Small Business Management 3 units
CBIS 101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3 units
FCS 131 Life Management 3 units
FCS 149 Cooperative Work Experience: Occupational (related to Interior Design Merchandising) 1 units
FCS 199 Special Topics in Family and Consumer Science (related to Interior Design Merchandising) .5-3 units

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Mary Jovy Pimental

Mary Jovy Pimental
Fashion Merchandising Student

"The counselors and administrators at Hancock challenged and encouraged me to pursue my dream of designing my own clothing line and opening my own retail store. They helped me map out a path to success that includes transferring to a four-year university. I am on the right track thanks to the knowledgeable staff that gave me the courage to change my major from nursing to fashion management."
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