Apr 15, 2024  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fashion Design


Pima’s Fashion Design Program gives students the entrepreneurial and technical skills and trend insights needed to succeed in today’s apparel industry. Industry professionals teach fashion drawing, design, pattern drafting, textiles, draping, and more. Students have access to a well-equipped design lab, specialized databases, and industry publications.


Department Head:

Nancy Spaulding

West Campus, Room C-G12, Mail Code 0170

(520) 206-3028

nspaulding@pima.edu

Advisors:  

Dr. Downi Griner, dgriner@pima.edu (last names A-H)

Fabiola Munoz, fmunoz@pima.edu (last names I-Q)

Melania Federico, mfederico@pima.edu (last names R-Z)

Full-time faculty:

Nancy Spaulding, nspaulding@pima.edu

 

Programs: Liberal Arts, AA  


Program Highlights:

Pima’s Fashion Design Pathway gives students the entrepreneurial and technical skills and trend insights needed to succeed in today’s apparel industry. Industry professionals teach fashion drawing, design, pattern drafting, textiles, draping, and more. Students have access to a well-equipped design lab, specialized databases, and industry publications. The long-running spring fashion show, featuring student-created brands, is an annual highlight for the program. Students completing the Liberal Arts, Associate of Arts – Fashion Design pathway seamlessly transfer to the Bachelor of Arts Fashion program at Arizona State University’s renowned Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.

  • Well-equipped design lab with professional-quality technology, including Adobe Cloud suite; Tukatech pattern making software; and digitizer and plotter
  • Professional cutting tables
  • Sewing machines and sergers
  • Industry professionals teaching classes