The Professional Crafts:  Fiber curriculum is designed to train individuals as professional hand weavers.  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 2018-2019 (Updated Jul 23, 2018)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A30320

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-110 Freshman Composition 3 0 0 3
or ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 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 Semester 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
or ENG-112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 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
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
PCF-113 Sewing With Handwovens 2 6 0 4
PCR-112 20TH-CENTURY Crafts 2 0 0 2
Total: 9
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
Mathematics 3 0 0 3
PCF-210 Contemporary Textiles 1 0 0 1
PCF-211 Production Methods for Textiles 2 12 0 6
PCR-210 Studio Craft Photo 1 3 0 2
PCR-212 Craft Marketing 2 0 0 2
Total: 14
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCD-211 Prof Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCF-213 Professional Textiles 2 10 0 7
PCR-213 Craft Enterprise 2 0 0 2
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 14

Total Credit Hours: 70

Mathematics: Choose 3 credits from the following courses:
MAT-110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3

Diploma in Professional Crafts-Fiber D30320

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-110 Freshman Composition 3 0 0 3
or ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 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: 16
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
PCF-122 Fiber Dyeing 2 3 0 3
Total: 13
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
or Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
PCF-113 Sewing With Handwovens 2 6 0 4
PCR-112 20TH-CENTURY Crafts 2 0 0 2
Total: 9

Total Credit Hours: 38