This program will provide students the opportunity to explore careers in fashion and design. A second year of programming is available for returning students by arrangement.


  • Perry Career Academy
    M-F 8:00-9:30am

What kind of work will this prepare me to do in the future?

Composition, Speech, Psychology, Accounting, Computer Literacy, Human Relations, Fashion Apparel or Interior Design, Marketing

DMACC credits you can earn while in high school:
APP 211 Textiles - 3 credits
Focus will be on an application-oriented study of natural and manufactured fibers. Popular weaves, technologies used to produce, qualities achieved and costs incurred will be analyzed. Printing and dyeing processes, in addition to the finishes available today will be studied.
APP 260 Fashion Analysis and Design - 3 credits
Emphasis is placed on all phases of the apparel business planning process that includes strategic planning, merchandise planning, creative planning, technical planning and production planning as well as discussions on the various types of retailers that sell the apparel products to the consumer. Design elements and design principles are applied to apparel design analysis. Basic garment styles are studied. Fashion forecasting and sources of inspiration are discussed. Current trends are prepared by the student in a research project. Students will learn how to develop a successful group line. Designer history and concepts are researched and shared in a project prepared by the student. Becoming aware of the wide variety of fashion-related careers is also covered in this course.
(Spring Semester TBD)

How do I register?

See your high school principal or guidance counselor.

DMACC Career Advantage/Career Academy Contacts

April Dameron
Academic Advisor
Perry Career Academy

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