CAD402 - Fashion Computer Aided Design III

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Subject Title
Fashion Computer Aided Design III

Subject Description
This subject will continue to allow students to build on their skills using CAD software commonly used in the Fashion Design industry to produce technical drawings, illustrations, technical packages, specification sheets, and inspiration boards.  Students will also build on their Illustrator Library, a file that they will access with different examples of technical drawings, fastenings and details.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Use the various tools in CAD software, such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create advanced technical drawings of garments and fashion illustrations
  2. Create seamless original prints using CAD software;
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of CAD software programs such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop;
  4. Demonstrate a professional attitude and organized work skills by constantly arriving at class on time, with assigned tools and supplies ready to begin work;
  5. Demonstrate the ability to work within assigned time frames to meet deadlines;
  6. Produce advanced layouts such as mood boards, customer boards, collection layouts.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.