Real World Learning

About Teaching and Learning

Senior Capstone Experience

The senior Apparel Production students design, develop and produce their own clothing line called AM2. The senior Fashion Retailing students run multiple retail stores on campus called ApparelScapes which includes the Bldg. 45 Boutique and the Off the Farm store.

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Hands-On Lab and Activities

Many courses in our program have labs with a variety of hands-on experiences
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industry links

Industry Tradeshows and Visits

Attend industry tradeshows, hear industry speakers, and visit various businesses in industry.
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industry internships

Industry Internships

Seniors students have a required Industry Internship to complete
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Industry Study Abroad & Field Study

Study in London for a quarter or take a summer trip to Europe
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annual fashion show

Annual Fashion Show

The Fashion Society at CPP features Cal Poly and other local designers each year
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industry competitions

Industry Competitions

Industry businesses have supported competitions for students
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Community Service

Our coursework contributes to the community.

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Industry Advisory Board

The Advisory Board enhances the connection between our program and the apparel industry.

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Undergraduate students are involved in research activities
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