Fashion and Interior Design is a California Department of Education industry sector program that provides students with the academic and technical preparation necessary to pursue high-skill, high-demand careers in these related and growing industries. The sector encompasses three distinct career pathways: Fashion Design and Merchandising, Interior Design, and Personal Services. The knowledge and skills are acquired within a sequential, standards-based pathway program that integrates hands-on projects, work-based instruction, and leadership development such as that offered through Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). 

Fiber Arts and Fashion Design Pathway Courses

These standalone courses, aligned to the state CTE standards for Fashion Design and Merchandising, give students the opportunity to work with many different fibers and fiber applications. Some of the topics covered include: quilting, embroidery, fabric painting, machine appliqué, knitting, crocheting and needlework. Students also learn to use the sewing machine to enhance creativity.

Course List for Fiber Arts and Fashion Design Pathway


Interior Design Pathway Courses

This is a hands-on, project-based pathway program in which students create learn to floor plans, select and arrange furniture, fabrics, and accessories. Students in the Interior Design program learn architectural and furniture styles, line, design, form, color, and texture, and combine these elements to create distinctive environments.

Course List for Interior Design Pathway