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Unformatted text preview: coursework includes color, textiles, sewing, tailoring, pattern making, fashion history and computer-aided design. The skills I can learn through internships with design or manufacturing firms are necessary. To gain valuable experience it be best to work in retail stores. Other essential skills are having a strong sense of esthetic, sense of balance and proportion, excellent communication and problem solving skills. Job competition is expected to be keen as many applicants are attracted to the creativity and glamour. To remain successful in this career I would have to gain artistic skills in sketching my clothing designs. And also to improve my communications skills in public speaking. To complete it will cost $9, 245 per semester for a full time credit load which is 12-16 credit hours or $18,490 for an annual tuition. Each additional credit over 16 hours is $468.00. fashion designers make an annual wage of $71,400 according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics. An internships...
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- Spring '11