Fashion Business: Fashion Design

Fashion Business: Fashion Design

Learning by doing is the mantra of GCC's new Fashion Design concentration. Courses such as Apparel Construction Fundamentals, Apparel Design and Draping, and Fashion Industry Technologies allow you to explore your interests and then display them through the annual Fashion Show.

Study Online!

Did you know that a majority of the Fashion Business: Fashion Design program can be completed online?

  • Fashion Business: Fashion Design AAS (50% or more can be completed online)

Visit our Office of Online Learning for more information!

Why GCC?

The Fashion Design program arms you with the necessary principles and techniques of fashion and encourages you to apply your artistic vision to the design of commercial fashions, apparel, and accessories, as well as the management of fashion development projects.

The Fashion Design concentration is a natural outgrowth of GCC's long standing Fashion Business program.  The reputation and connections the program has established throughout the industry will help you pursue your 'passion for fashion,' while carefully sculpting and directing your creative energy. With a Fashion Design degree from GCC, you will be on your unique pathway toward a successful career.

Career Opportunities

After getting your GCC degree, some occupations you may consider are:

  • Accessories designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Stylist
  • Patternmaker
  • Product-line builder

Transfer Opportunities

GCC has many transfer agreements with 4-year institutions like:

  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Fashion Institutue of Design and Merchandising
  • Laboratory Institute of Merchandising
  • SUNY College at Buffalo

Please contact our Transfer Center for more information.