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Fashion Media, Events, & Promotions, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CT_FMEP

Control Number: 44117

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Fashion Media, Events, & Promotions Certificate of Achievement will provide students with core skills in fashion merchandising concepts, fashion history, color theory, industry-specific computer programs, and sustainability. Students will also gain knowledge in directed skills related to public relations, creative production, writing for social media, photography, and event planning. Upon completion students will be prepared for entry level employment in the fields of event planning, public relations (PR), styling, fashion marketing and media production in the fashion industry and related businesses.

Program Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of fashion marketing and promotions.
  2. Students will be able to plan, promote and evaluate special events, with special attention to the skills involved in social media,public relations (PR), and creative production.
  3. Students will be able to analyze fashion marketing concepts relevant to industry careers, and develop and execute marketing plans.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
FASH A110Applied Textiles and Design3
FASH A115Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
FASH A120History of Fashion1.5
FASH A121Street Style1.5
FASH A170Clothing Design and Selection3
FASH A175Applied Color and Design Theory3
ART A110Color and Design: Two-Dimensional3
FASH A177Fashion Merchandising Concepts3
FASH A181Fashion Internship2
FASH A182Professional Practices2
FASH A190Apparel Industry Sustainability: Environmental, Ethical, & Legal Practices3
FASH A200Fashion Internship Lecture1
FASH A255Fashion Illustrating Techniques 13
Course Title Units
Directed Coursework
FASH A117Creative Production3
FASH A118Trend Forecasting3
FASH A225Media, Events, and Promotions3
CMST A109Social Media Strategies3
ENGL A123Writing for Social Media3
PHOT A109Smartphone Fashion Photography2
PHOT A123Introduction to Digital Photography3
Subtotal17.0 - 18.0
Total Units46 - 47

 Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
FASH A115 Introduction to the Fashion Industry 3
FASH A120 History of Fashion 1.5
FASH A121 Street Style 1.5
FASH A255 Fashion Illustrating Techniques 1 3
FASH A177 Fashion Merchandising Concepts 3
Semester 2
FASH A118 Trend Forecasting 3
FASH A225 Media, Events, and Promotions 1 3
FASH A110 Applied Textiles and Design 3
ENGL A123 Writing for Social Media 1 3
Year 2
Semester 1
FASH A190 Apparel Industry Sustainability: Environmental, Ethical, & Legal Practices 3
Applied Color and Design Theory 2
or Color and Design: Two-Dimensional
CMST A109 Social Media Strategies 3 3
Introduction to Digital Photography 4
or Smartphone Fashion Photography
Semester 2
FASH A181 Fashion Internship (Co-requisite: FASH A200) 2
FASH A200 Fashion Internship Lecture (Co-requisite: FASH A181) 1
FASH A182 Professional Practices (Prereq: FASH A115 AND FASH A255) 1 2
FASH A170 Clothing Design and Selection 5 3
FASH A117 Creative Production 1 3
 Total Units46-47

Spring only


Same as ID A175, GE option 1 area C1


Fall only


Spring only for PHOT A109


GE Option 1 area D