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About the Fashion Design Program

photo from the ECC fashion show 2009

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Faculty Profiles

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How to Get Started

Complete the admissions process and meet with an academic advisor.

Tuition

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dallas County residents pay $156 per three-hour class — that is $52 per credit hour, or just $624 for a full-semester load of 12 credit hours.

Compare that to what you’d pay elsewhere! See our tuition rates for tuition according to your place of residency.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Rising Star Program

If you are a Dallas County high school graduating senior, you may qualify for Rising Star funds to help pay for this program. The Rising Star program offers academic support services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books, if you have established financial need.​​

Courses Offered (Curriculum)

The catalog provides detailed information about courses required for:

Accreditation and Affiliations

Find out more about accreditation and affiliations.

Related Programs

Check out other programs in Design or Management and Business Administration.​​​​​​​​​

Other Degree and Certificate Options

See a chart of degree plans by college or visit the credit programs home page.​​

Developing Skills for Success

This is a hands-on program that includes sketching, sewing, cutting, pattern making and draping to create original garments. Knowing the fundamentals of design backward and forward will prepare you for the fast pace of the fashion industry.

Faculty Profiles

Our Fashion Design faculty members have not only relevant degrees but also real-world experience in the industry, which makes them able to relate to the challenges you’ll face at work. Our instructors work closely with you, encouraging you and helping you to succeed in school and on the job.

See profiles of some of our Fashion Design faculty.

Transfer Information

Fashion Design courses are designed for direct entry into the workforce. However, if you are interested in earning a degree at a four-year institution, please visit the Transfer Services website for guidance on the transfer process.

Links to Additional Information

Note: Links to the following websites are provided for your convenience and information and do not constitute official endorsement by the colleges of DCCCD.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the Fashion Design program that aren’t answered on our website, please feel free to contact us.​