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This program is for the 2012-2013 academic year and may not accurately reflect HCC's current offerings.

The Professional Crafts: Fiber curriculum is designed to train individuals as professional handweavers. Instruction includes technical weaving knowledge, dye work, design skills, and marketing and business essentials.

Students will learn warping techniques, weaving theory and technique, dye applications, and finishing methods. Students will receive design skills to aid them in personalizing their own work. Additional instruction will provide the bases for starting and running a small business.

Graduates will be able to open and operate their own weaving studio, work for an existing weaving business, or transfer to a four-year degree program.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2012-2013 (Updated Aug 21, 2013)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A30320

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
PCD-110 Intro to Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCF-110 Intro to Weaving 2 15 0 7
PCF-120 Color and Pattern Design 1 0 0 1
Total: 17
Spring Semster 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
PCD-111 Advanced Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCF-111 Intermediate Weaving 2 10 0 7
PCF-121 History of Textiles 1 0 0 1
PCF-122 Fiber Dyeing 2 3 0 3
Total: 16
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCF-112 Weaving for Clothing 2 6 0 4
PCR-112 20TH-CENTURY Crafts 2 0 0 2
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Electives - - - 2
Total: 11
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
MAT-115 Mathematical Models 2 2 0 3
or MAT-140 Survey of Mathematics 3 0 0 3
PCF-210 Contemporary Textiles 1 0 0 1
PCF-211 Production Methods for Textiles 2 15 0 7
PCR-210 Studio Craft Photo 1 3 0 2
PCR-212 Craft Marketing 2 0 0 2
Total: 15
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCD-211 Prof Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCF-212 Professional Weaving 2 15 0 7
PCR-213 Craft Enterprise 2 0 0 2
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 14

Total Credit Hours: 73

Electives: Choose 2 hours from the following:
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCF-131 Shibori 1 2 0 2
PCF-132 Vegetable Dyeing 1 2 0 2
PCF-133 Off-Loom Techniques 1 2 0 2
PCF-230 Fiber: Special Study 0 4 0 2
PCF-231 Fiber Business: Spec Study 0 4 0 2
PCF-232 Fiber Design: Spec Study 0 4 0 2
PCR-115 Lab I - Beginning Lab 0 2 0 1
PCR-116 Lab II - Intermediate Lab 0 2 0 1
PCR-125 Lab III - Advanced Lab 0 2 0 1
PCR-126 Lab IV - Advanced Design 0 2 0 1
Total: 16

Diploma in Professional Crafts - Fiber D30320

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
PCD-110 Intro to Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCF-110 Intro to Weaving 2 15 0 7
PCF-120 Color and Pattern Design 1 0 0 1
Total: 13
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCD-111 Advanced Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCF-111 Intermediate Weaving 2 10 0 7
PCF-121 History of Textiles 1 0 0 1
Total: 10
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCF-112 Weaving for Clothing 2 6 0 4
Total: 4
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCF-211 Production Methods for Textiles 2 15 0 7
PCR-210 Studio Craft Photo 1 3 0 2
PCR-212 Craft Marketing 2 0 0 2
Total: 11
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCF-212 Professional Weaving 2 15 0 7
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
or Social & Behavioral Sciences - - - 3
Total: 10

Total Credit Hours: 48