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Spotlight On: Fashion

The Fashion Design and Merchandising Department

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Classes Offered for Spring 2017:

Principles of Design
Clothing Construction - Beginning and Intermediate
Apparel Analysis
Pattern Making - Flat Pattern and French Pattern Drafting Courses
Intro to the Fashion Industry
Millinery - Hat Making
History of Fashion
and more...

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Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 100 - 43213 - Principles of Design

FASH 100 PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of design principles and elements used in fashion to create effective and successful garment designs. Focus is on the recognition, analysis and evaluation of good design in both ready to wear and student's original designs. Other topics include sketching and presentation techniques. Transfer: CSU.

Th 3:10pm-6:00pm McCarney,K
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 110 - 39272 - Beg. Clothing Construction

FASH 110 BEGINNING CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to provide an overview of basic sewing techniques, sewing machine skills, and an understanding of fabrics and patterns. The focus is on clothing construction techniques for students with little or no sewing experience. Transfer: CSU.

Th 9:10am-12:00pm Chaney,R
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 110 - 39272 - Beg. Clothing Construction

FASH 110 BEGINNING CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to provide an overview of basic sewing techniques, sewing machine skills, and an understanding of fabrics and patterns. The focus is on clothing construction techniques for students with little or no sewing experience. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Chaney,R
Evening Class   CLASS OVER FASH 110 - 35481 - Beg. Clothing Construction

FASH 110 BEGINNING CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to provide an overview of basic sewing techniques, sewing machine skills, and an understanding of fabrics and patterns. The focus is on clothing construction techniques for students with little or no sewing experience. Transfer: CSU.

M 6:30pm-9:35pm Lorist,K
Evening Class   CLASS OVER FASH 110 - 35481 - Beg. Clothing Construction

FASH 110 BEGINNING CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to provide an overview of basic sewing techniques, sewing machine skills, and an understanding of fabrics and patterns. The focus is on clothing construction techniques for students with little or no sewing experience. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Lorist,K
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 115 - 42813 - Int Clothing Construction

FASH 115 INTERMEDIATE CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Provides an overview of intermediate sewing techniques for constructing collars, buttonholes, sleeves, hems, zippers, pockets, and other garment details. FASH 110 or basic sewing skills are recommended. Transfer: CSU.

T 9:10am-12:00pm Chaney,R
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 115 - 42813 - Int Clothing Construction

FASH 115 INTERMEDIATE CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Provides an overview of intermediate sewing techniques for constructing collars, buttonholes, sleeves, hems, zippers, pockets, and other garment details. FASH 110 or basic sewing skills are recommended. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Chaney,R
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 118 - 38689 - Flat Pattern

FASH 118 FLAT PATTERN

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to basic pattern-making to create garment designs. Students learn to manipulate darts and draft a variety of necklines, collars, sleeves, skirts and dresses from a master pattern. Students work with half scale, quarter scale and full scale patterns. Transfer: CSU.

W 9:10am-12:00pm Chaney,R
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 118 - 38689 - Flat Pattern

FASH 118 FLAT PATTERN

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to basic pattern-making to create garment designs. Students learn to manipulate darts and draft a variety of necklines, collars, sleeves, skirts and dresses from a master pattern. Students work with half scale, quarter scale and full scale patterns. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Chaney,R
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 123 - 34132 - Intro to the Fashion Industry

FASH 123 INTRODUCTION TO THE FASHION INDUSTRY

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: This course is an introduction to the fashion industry. Students analyze trends and manufacturing techniques and their implications for fashion. Terminology, careers, and job responsibilities applicable to the fashion industry are covered. Transfer: CSU.

F S 8:10am-5:00pm Perruccio,P
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 123 - 34132 - Intro to the Fashion Industry

FASH 123 INTRODUCTION TO THE FASHION INDUSTRY

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: This course is an introduction to the fashion industry. Students analyze trends and manufacturing techniques and their implications for fashion. Terminology, careers, and job responsibilities applicable to the fashion industry are covered. Transfer: CSU.

F S 8:10am-5:00pm Perruccio,P
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 123 - 34132 - Intro to the Fashion Industry

FASH 123 INTRODUCTION TO THE FASHION INDUSTRY

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: This course is an introduction to the fashion industry. Students analyze trends and manufacturing techniques and their implications for fashion. Terminology, careers, and job responsibilities applicable to the fashion industry are covered. Transfer: CSU.

F S 8:10am-5:00pm Perruccio,P
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 134 - 41102 - Beginning Millinery

FASH 134 BEGINNING MILLINERY

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: 16-18 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to methods of designing and constructing millinery. Fundamental techniques of hat design and construction including blocking and shaping straw, buckram, and fabric using traditional wooden hat blocks. Transfer: CSU.

S Su 11:10am-3:00pm Wichern,W
Evening Class   CLASS OVER FASH 150 - 45499 - History of Fashion

FASH 150 HISTORY OF FASHION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A survey course of fashions of Western civilization from ancient cultures to the present day. Students analyze fashion trends as influenced by cultural, industrial and political developments. Transfer: CSU.

T 6:30pm-9:30pm Jackson,J
Evening Class  Online Class IN
PROGRESS
FASH 151 - 40507 - Fashion Merchandising

FASH 151 FASHION MERCHANDISING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Examines the retail and wholesale aspects of the fashion industry by studying trends, consumer behavior and fashion marketing. Globalization of the apparel industry, production cost, display, fashion promotion and advertising as well as career choices such as retail buyers, store managers, fashion directors, visual merchandisers, and sales associates are covered. Transfer: CSU.

TBA Schneider,E
Evening Class  Online Class CLASS OVER FASH 151 - 40507 - Fashion Merchandising

FASH 151 FASHION MERCHANDISING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Examines the retail and wholesale aspects of the fashion industry by studying trends, consumer behavior and fashion marketing. Globalization of the apparel industry, production cost, display, fashion promotion and advertising as well as career choices such as retail buyers, store managers, fashion directors, visual merchandisers, and sales associates are covered. Transfer: CSU.

T 3:10pm-4:00pm Schneider,E
Evening Class   CLASS OVER FASH 162 - 44824 - Advanced Flat Pattern

FASH 162 ADVANCED FLAT PATTERN

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): FASH 118.

Description: A comprehensive study of pattern making and the drafting techniques used for creating more advanced garment design. Students make patterns for and sew various full scale garments with many different necklines, collars, sleeves, skirts, and dresses. Transfer: CSU.

W 6:30pm-9:30pm Chaney,R
Evening Class   CLASS OVER FASH 162 - 44824 - Advanced Flat Pattern

FASH 162 ADVANCED FLAT PATTERN

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): FASH 118.

Description: A comprehensive study of pattern making and the drafting techniques used for creating more advanced garment design. Students make patterns for and sew various full scale garments with many different necklines, collars, sleeves, skirts, and dresses. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Chaney,R
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 170 - 40502 - French Pattern Drafting

FASH 170 FRENCH PATTERN DRAFTING

Units (Grade Option) 2; Class Hours: 32-36 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Learn the French Couture method for drafting a master pattern. The master pattern, known as the moulage, is a form-fitting pattern that duplicates the figure exactly with no ease added. It is used to create the sloper and basic sleeve. These are used to design many different garment styles. Basic sewing skills recommended. Transfer: CSU.

T 3:10pm-6:00pm Maynard,L
Evening Class   IN
PROGRESS
FASH 175 - 40500 - Advanced Illustration

FASH 175 ADVANCED ILLUSTRATION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): FASH 164 or equivalent.

Description: Develop advanced fashion rendering skills and figure styles using a variety of media and drawing techniques to create original fashion illustrations. Emphasis is on developing flair, movement, and attitude in the fashion figure. Drawing flats, specs, floats, and fabric renderings are also covered. Transfer: CSU.

Th 6:30pm-9:30pm McCarney,K
Evening Class   CLASS OVER FASH 195 - 43871 - Portfolio Development

FASH 195 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: 16-18 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Overview of portfolio assembly methods for Fashion Design, with emphasis on professional display techniques of student's original designs. Course covers presentation techniques, materials, content considerations, organization, and layout choices. Transfer: CSU.

S 12:10pm-3:30pm McCarney,K
Evening Class   CLASS OVER FASH 225 - 41108 - Apparel Analysis

FASH 225 APPAREL ANALYSIS

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Provides students with an overview of the apparel production cycle: how apparel products are designed, created, and distributed. Students analyze garment design and construction features in order to understand their relationship to apparel cost and quality. Style terminology, sizing, price points, fabric choices, sustainability and other factors in apparel production are also discussed. Transfer: CSU.

M 6:30pm-9:35pm Jackson,J
Evening Class   CLASS OVER FASH 672 - 41718 - Cooperative Ed.: Internship

FASH 672 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION: INTERNSHIP

Units (Grade Option) 1-3; Class Hours: 1-3 lab hours/semester (60 to 180 volunteer on the job hours/semester); Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 12 completed units in the occupational discipline.

Description: Supervised internship in cooperation with private or public sector employers. Designed to apply knowledge and learn new skills, directly related to the student’s program of study, outside of the normal classroom environment. Students must attend one orientation which is offered the first three weeks of each semester. Each unit requires 60 hours per unit for unpaid work or 75 hours per unit for paid work during the semester. May be repeated for credit up to 16 units. The unit limitation applies to any Cooperative Education Work Experience (any combination of 670, 671 and/or 672 courses) offered within the SMCCCD. Transfer: CSU.

T 5:10pm-6:00pm Nicholls,A

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