Catalog of Courses

All core and elective courses listed in this catalog are developed and delivered to prepare students for entry-level jobs in apparel production companies and in administrative fields related to the fashion industry.  Each course of study strengthens a students ability to execute and demonstrate readiness for employment opportunities within the Education to Employment ecosystem of AGEE FASHION INSTITUTE and its subsidiaries.  Each course may be taken individually when prerequisites are met. All classes have a late registration deadline of two weeks after original deadline. 

This course introduces students to all aspects of the fashion industry. Topics include career choices, industry affiliates and business practices.    

Offering Seasons:  SPRING 2020             Register

 

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  January 27, 2020 (9 weeks)         

Time:   6:15p to 8:15p

Fee: $375.00

*Text and materials required

This course focuses on how math is used in fashion. Emphasis is placed on reading and using the ruler, tape measures and completing forms for pattern development. 

Offering Seasons: SPRING 2020          Register

 

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  TBD (9 weeks)          

Time:   TBD

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

*Text and materials required

The course provides the student with a foundation in the process of fashion design using various medium. Multiple elements of design are discovered and discussed. 

Offering Seasons: SPRING 2020              Register

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  January 28, 2020

Time:   TBD

Location: AFI Industrial Facility 

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

*Text and materials required

MA 100: Pre-Algebra (3 Units)

This course is required if student transcripts do not meet the requirements to enroll in FP 901.

Offering Season:   

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite 

Onsite Start:  TBD    Online Start: TBD

Time:   TBD

Fee: $375.00/$207.00 Online

*Text and materials required

This course focuses on students using life skills to deal with the day to day stresses of the fashion industry and working with others in a fashion house.  Emphasis is placed on departments such as Design, Pre-Production, Costing and cross departmental responsibilities.   

Offering Season: SP 2020               Register

Pre requisite- EC100

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  January 27, (9 weeks)         

Time:   615p to 815p

Fee: $375.00

*Text and materials required

C 101: Color Analogies and Relations (3 Units)

Students explore how color influences fashion and buying habits. Team projects and presentations are required to demonstrate understanding.

 

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*Text and materials required

FA 102: Beginning Fashion Sketching (3 Units)

Students will learn various types of sketches and when to use each. Exploration of gesture, flat and fashion sketching is introduced using tools, materials and other medium used by fashion designers.

Offering Seasons: SP/SU 2020

Pre requisites- FP 902

*Text and materials required

This course allows students to develop designs using croiques. Fashion proportion is strengthened.

Pre requisite- FA 102

Offering Seasons: Spring 2020                  Register

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  TBD (9 weeks)        

Time:   TBD

*Text and materials required

FA 104: Flat Sketching and Specifications I (3 Units)

Students strengthen their knowledge by focusing on the skills needed to convey concepts on paper as a technical sketch. Garment proportion, silhouette, construction lines, and other details are explored. 

Offering Seasons: SPRING 2020

Pre requisite- FA 103

*Text and materials required

FA 105: Fashion Illustration I (3 Units)

This course gives students the basics of drawing the 9 body figure. Students will learn the rules of drawing freehand.

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Pre requisites- FP 102, FA 103, FA 104

*Text and materials required

Students explore the historic influence of fashion. A focus on cultural influences throughout history is addressed.

Offering Seasons:               Register

 

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  Sept 4th (9 weeks)         Online Start: Sept 24  (6 weeks)

Time:   TBD

*Text and materials required

Students will explore various tools required to produce flat patterns. The practice with 1/2 scale slopers is used.  *Additional fees apply

 

Offering Seasons: SPRING 2020                 Register

Pre requisite- FP 900, MA 100 

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:            

Time:   TBD

*Text and materials required

FA 210: Flat Patterns I (3 Units)

Students continue developing flat patterns using half scale slopers. Exploration of details and design lines for full scale drafts are stressed. The bodice, skirt, and sleeve are developed in the introductory course.

*Additional fees apply

Offering Season: SPRING 2020

Pre requisite- FA 200

 

*Text and materials required

FA 220: Flat Pattern II (3 Units)

Students will continue to refine skills. The development of pant patterns is introduced.

*Additional fees apply 

Offering Seasons:  FA 2019

Start: August 1, 2019

Fee: $ 375.00

Pre requisites- FA 200, FA 210

*Text and materials required

FA 230: Intermediate Patternmaking (3 units)

Students use learned concepts to develop a second set of personal slopers. This intermediate course focuses on creating more complex designs.

 

* Additional fees apply

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Pre requisites- FA 200, FA 210, FA 220

*Text and materials required

FA 240: Advanced Flat Patterns (3 Units)

This advanced pattern making course focuses on refining skills. 

* Additional fees apply

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Pre requisites- FA 200, FA 210, FA 220, FA 230

*Text and materials required

FA 250: Production Patternmaking (3 Units)

Students explore various study methods, techniques, and expand skills learned in prior pattern making courses. Students develop patterns used to mass produce garments.  Proficiency in the basics of grading and marker making is required. 

*Additional fees apply

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Location:  AFI Industrial Facility

Pre requisites- FA 200, FA 210, FA 220, FA 230, FA 240

*Text and materials required

FA 260: Introduction to Draping (3 Units)

This course introduces the learner to the basics of draping garments on a full scale dress form. Students will explore various methods to create simple garments.

*Additional fees apply

Offering Seasons:  FALL 2019

Pre requisites- FA 200, FA 210, FA 220, FA 230, FA 240, FA 250

*Text and materials required

FA 270: Draping Techniques I (3 Units)

Students learn to drape five basic pieces to create masters using the full body dress form. A demonstrated proficiency in pattern making is required to take this class. 

 

*Additional fees apply

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Pre requisite- FA 260

 

*Text and materials required

FA 280: Draping Techniques II

This intermediate course will explore drapes for designs requiring contoured lines.

 

*Additional fees apply

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Pre requisite- FA 260. FA 270

*Text and materials required

FA 290: Advanced Draping (3 Units)

This advanced course is designed to allow the learner to use acquired skills to create advanced designs.

 

*Additional fees apply

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Pre requisite- FA 260. FA 270, FA 280 

*Text and materials required

Students learn the basics of sewing by hand and on a machine. Measuring techniques, appropriate seam allowances and other detail techniques are explored.    *Additional fees apply

Offering Seasons: TBD               Register

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  TBD (10 weeks)         Online Start: Sept 24  (8 weeks)

Time:   TBD

Fee: $ 375.00/ $ 259.00

*Text and materials required

FA 310: Industry Sewing (3 Units)

This sewing course focuses on the order of operations when constructing  garments. The course is designed to help the student become efficient and quick when sewing garments with the industrial straight stitch machine. Students explore assembly and best practices make a garment ready for the retail rack.  

*Additional fees apply 

Offering Season: SPRING 2019 

Pre requisite- FA 300

*Text and materials required

FA 320: Contstruction II (3 Units)

Students move to more complex intermediate garments such as pants, and unlined jackets while focusing on the inner construction of a garment.

*Additional fees apply

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Pre requisites- FA 300

*Text and materials required

FA 330: Production Sewing (3 Units)

Students spend the majority of their class time constructing garments from preciously developed lines in their portfolio. Students create timing charts and mock production schedules to establish deliveries based on client requirements.

 

*Additional fees apply 

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Pre requisite- FA 320

*Text and materials required

FA 340: Tailoring Basics (2 Units)

This introductory course explores the basics of tailoring and needed equipment.

 

*Additional fees apply

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*Text and materials required

FA 350: Tailoring 101 (3 Units)

In this course students will learn to tailoring techniques and garments for custom clients.

 

*Additional fees apply 

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Pre requisite- FA 340

*Text and materials required

FA 360: Fitting 101 ( 3 Units)

Students learn the process of garment fitting to live models for the perfection of their designs.

 

*Additional fees apply

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*Text and materials required

FA 370: Introduction to Grading (3 Units)

Students explore the methods of grading in relation to industry size increases. The importance of exact measurements is stressed.  Projects utilizing live company standards are expected. 

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*Text and materials required

FA 371: Grading 101 (3 Units)

Students continue to strengthen grading skills. An introduction to grading with computers is introduced.

 

*Additional fees apply

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Pre requisite- FA 370

*Text and materials required

FA 380: Introduction to Marker Making (3 Units)

Students learn the importance of utilizing space when making markers. Manual and computer exploration is addressed.

 

*Additional fees apply 

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*Text and materials required

FA 381: Markers 101 (3 Units)

Students demonstrate the ability to create markers using best practices manually and by computer.  Multiple projects are expected. 

*Additional fees apply

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Pre requisite- FA 380

*Text and materials required

FA 390: Textiles 101 (3 Units

Students explore various textiles and their uses for garment and technical sewing  projects.

*Additional fees apply

Offering Season: Spring 2020

*Text and materials required

FA 400: Fasion Show Planning (3 Units)

Students assist in the planning of a fashion show. Students demonstrate the ability to work within a budget, choose and hire models, create public relations materials, select music and more.

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*Text and materials required

FM 100: Retail Buying (3 Units)

Students explore the process of retail buying. Buying for price points, sales planning open to buy and stock to order is discovered.

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*Text and materials required

In this course students learn the importance of retail mathematics. Projects utilizing Excel spreadsheets to create merchandise plans is explored. 

Offering Season:            Register

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  Sept 4th (10 weeks)       Online Start: Sept 24  (8 weeks)

Time:   TBD

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

*Text and materials required

In this course students spend most of their class time learning how to merchandise a floor through planning, sizing, markdowns, fixtures, schematics and more.

Offering Season:             Register

Programs:  FD,FM,FE

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  Sept 4th (10 weeks)       Online Start: Sept 24  (8 weeks)

Time:   TBD

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

*Text and materials required

FM 210: Visual Merchandising (3 Units)

Students are presented with many options of display tools and equipment including fixtures, mannequins, signage, and props to provide visual themes.  The psychology of affecting the buying habits of customers is explored. 

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*Text and materials required

FM 220: Visual Display (3 Units)

Students discover and use various props and equipment to create visual moods with the intention of showcasing an online clothing store. 

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Pre requisite- FM 210

*Text and materials required

FE 101: Introduction to Apparel Manufacturing (3 Units)

This course introduces the learner to manufacturing processes when dealing with costing, specification sheets, size ratios, merchandising and timelines.  The requirements of starting, building, and maintaining a company is explored. 

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*Text and materials required

FE 102: Sewing as a Business (3 Units)

Students interested in pursuing a career in sewing, alterations or freelance designing for clients will learn step by step how to start, build and maintain a sewing business.

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*Text and materials required

FE 103: Project Management Fundamentals- NC

This course introduces entrepreneurs to the aspects of managing a business using the five phases of project management. A project demonstrating the understanding of all aspects is required. 

Offering Season: FA 2019

Programs:  FD,FM,Ent

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  TBD ( 5 weeks)          Online Start: Sept 24  (5 weeks)

Time:   TBD

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

*Text and materials required

FE 104: Project Managment (3 Units)

Students learn to apply the five phase process of project management. A comprehensive project plan project is required to demonstrate the understanding of learned concepts. 

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Pre requisite- FE 103

*Text and materials required

FE 105: Marketing Your Business (3 Units)

Students create a marketing plan to introduce a mock company. Students are required to create an demonstrate the ability to maintain a basic eCommerce website. 

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*Text and materials required

FE 106: Communication 101 (3 Units)

Students learn the importance of communication within an organization and with external clients. Scenarios and role play is utilized to reinforce learned concepts.

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*Text and materials required

FE 107: Business Planning (3 Units)

Students create a business plan by comparing and contrasting business models vs. plans.  

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*Text and materials required

ENT 108: Introduction to Business

This entrepreneurship class is 5 weeks on an accelerated platform.  Students are introduced to the administration needed to start their business.  

This class is part of a bundle skills certification but can be taken individually as an add-on. 

Programs:  FD,FM,Ent 

Delivery:     On the Ground and Online

OTG Start:  September 9 (5 weeks)     Online Start: Sept 24  (5 weeks)

Day/Time:   Monday 615p to 815pm 

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

ENT 109: Principles of Product Merchandising

This class is part of a bundle skills certification but can be taken individually as an add-on. 

Programs:  FD,FM,Ent 

Delivery:     Onsite and Online

Onsite Start:  TBD (5 weeks)          Online Start: Sept 24  (5 weeks)

Time:   TBD

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

 

*Text and materials required

ENT 110: Accounting Principles

This class is part of a bundle skills certification but can be taken individually as an add-on. 

Programs:  FD,FM,Ent 

Delivery:     On the Ground and Online

OTG Start:  September 9 (5 weeks)     Online Start: Sept 24  (5 weeks)

Day/Time:   Monday 615p to 815pm 

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

ENT 111: Organizational Development

This class is part of a bundle skills certification but can be taken individually as an add-on. 

Programs:  FD,FM,Ent 

Delivery:     On the Ground and Online

OTG Start:  September 9 (5 weeks)     Online Start: Sept 24  (5 weeks)

Day/Time:   Monday 615p to 815pm 

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

ENT 112: Using MS Office in Business

This class is part of a bundle skills certification but can be taken individually as an add-on. 

Programs:  FD,FM,Ent 

Delivery:     On the Ground and Online

OTG Start:  September 9 (5 weeks)     Online Start: Sept 24  (5 weeks)

Day/Time:   Monday 615p to 815pm 

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

ENT 113: Launching and Managing Your Business

This class is part of a bundle skills certification but can be taken individually as an add-on. 

Programs:  FD,FM,Ent 

Delivery:     On the Ground and Online

OTG Start:  September 9 (5 weeks)     Online Start: Sept 24  (5 weeks)

Day/Time:   Monday 615p to 815pm 

Fee: $375.00/$259.00 Online

AFIP- Agee Fashion Insitute Practicum GR (3 Units)

This course focuses on the end to end process of apparel manufacturing addressing theory and practical skills needed to work in an apparel manufacturing company. The demonstrated use of industry machines, technology, pattern drafting, grading, marking, and draping are required.

Offering Season: 

*Text and materials required

AIF- Administration In Fashion (3 Units)

In this course students learn the importance of staying organized with the use of administrative forms, job aids, and develop standards for exclusive garment development.

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*Text and materials required

PDP- Production Development Procedures

Students learn to write manufacturing processes for production and how to conduct alpha and beta testing as it relates to apparel manufacturing is stressed.

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*Text and materials required

IMO 100: Industry Machine Operations (3 Units)

This course prepares students to pursue industry jobs found in the production environment of an apparel manufacturing company. Students work in a real world environment learning to use the industrial straight stitch, Serger, and industry cutting equipment used to mass produce clothing. Logistics management is introduced.

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Pre requisite- FA 310

*Text and materials required

LMO 100: Logistics Management (3 Units)

Students learn to manage day to day activities as it relates to planning and distributing in an apparel manufacturing company. Development of production schedules, timelines, bench stock management and cut to stock and cut to order are stressed.

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*Text and materials required

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