Students will be involved in a variety of individual assignments intended to foster creativity and critical thinking in solving design problems. These experiences will enhance personal self-expression and employability as the students develop their skills. Topics covered may include fashion and interior history, 3-D room design, commercial design, merchandising, furniture design and history, history of retail stores, and careers. Advanced Apparel and Interior Design is for the student who is interested in pursuing a career in merchandising, fashion and interior design.

Semester course. Students will learn and practice color theory, design elements and principles through a project-based curriculum. This course is for students who are interested in exploring careers in fashion and interior design, fabrication embellishment, merchandising and other areas of design.