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FASHION 002  INTRODUCTION TO THE FASHION INDUSTRY

This course is an introduction to the fashion industry, providing an overview of how the fashion business works, from raw materials to the production and retail distribution of fashion goods. The areas of fashion design, production, methods of predicting consumer demand, buying, pricing, retailing, and promoting fashion products are analyzed. (CSU)

FASHION 004  FASHION PRODUCT ANALYSIS

This course is designed to increase the student's knowledge of fashion products in the market. Areas of production, content, use, value, durability, versatility, care and the price of goods will be evaluated. An in-depth analysis of apparel and accessories for women, men, and children, as well as cosmetics, is covered. (CSU)

FASHION 006  TEXTILES

This course is an introduction to textiles used in fashion and interiors. Natural and man-made fibers, yarns, fabric construction, coloring and finishing are examined. Emphasis is placed on fabric performance, serviceability, and the consumer's role in the textile field. (UC, CSU, CAN FCS 6)

FASHION 008  HISTORY OF FASHION TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

This course is a survey of costume from ancient times to the twentieth century. The course uses an interdisciplinary approach to show how clothing is used as a universal means of symbolizing roles and social position, emphasizing the ways clothing communicates values and attitudes, and how costume is a reflection of trends in technology, music, literature, art, interior design and social values. (CSU)

FASHION 009  HISTORY OF FASHION FROM THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

This course is a survey of fashion from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day. The course uses an interdisciplinary approach to show how clothing is used as a universal means of symbolizing roles and social position, emphasizing the ways clothing communicates values and attitudes, and how fashion is a reflection of trends in technology, music, literature, art, interior design and social values. Specific designers who influenced fashion of the past and present will be examined. (CSU)

FASHION 010  CLOTHING AND CULTURE

This course is a study of clothing and its relationship to culture, society, and the individual. The psychological and sociological influences of dress, the physical aspects of appearance, and the infuences of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and class on the development of personal identity are explored through the study of style in traditional cultures, popular culture and everyday life. (CSU, CAN FCS 20)

FASHION 018  CONSUMER BEHAVIOR IN FASHION AND INTERIORS

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the important trends in consumer behavior in the fashion and interiors environments. Students will explore the factors that influence consumer purchases of fashion and home goods and patterns of purchasing behavior within the retail environment. (CSU)

FASHION 019 RETAILING FASHION AND INTERIORS

This course provides a multi-dimensional approach in educating students for careers in the fashion and interior retail industry by combining studies in business fundamentals with theory. All phases of retailing for fashion and interiors are covered, including business organization, buying, merchandising, marketing and consumer behavior. (CSU)

FASHION 021  TREND FORECSTING FOR FASHION AND INTERIORS

This course will introduce students to forecasting and its use by the creative design industries with the aim of developing an intuitive and intellectual approach to predicting future fashion and interiors trends. The course will provide students with in-depth knowledge of the relationship between forecasting, trend prediction, marketing, economics and style movements. The student will develop research skills in historical context, consumer trends and buying patterns, fads, crazes and cults, all of which play a part in the analysis of style movements.

FASHION 022  FASHION PROMOTION AND MARKETING

This course is designed to acquaint the student with different activities in fashion promotion and the marketing tools related directly to creating specific promotional strategies used in fashion environments. Students learn to develop an integrated marketing plan through a combination of advertising, direct mail, sales promotion, publicity, public relations, personal selling, special events, and visual merchandising. (CSU)

FASHION 024  VISUAL MERCHANDISING AND STORE DESIGN I

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the basic techniques of effective visual merchandising and retail store design, including history, terminology, types, components, and the structure of visual merchandising products, departments and retail stores. Course activities include designing, constructing and installing visual displays and designing fashion-related retail store environments. (CSU)

FASHION 028A  FASHION EVENT PRODUCTION

This course is an overview of fashion event production, including market research, audience identification, visual merchandising, direct marketing, sponsorship, press releases, electronic media, publicity and advertising, and the primary purpose-- -merchandising the product through special events used in the fashion industry. Event production from start to finish; planning through presentation to wrap-up and evaluation will be covered as well. Students will gain direct "hands-on" experience in the design, development, direction and coordination of all aspects required to produce a fashion production. Students must be concurrently enrolled in the Fashion Event Production Lab in order to complete this course. (CSU)

FASHION 028B  FASHION EVENT PRODUCTION LAB

This course is the lab component to Fashion 28A, Fashion Event Production. The student will gain direct "hands-on" experience in the design, development, direction and coordination of all aspects required to produce fashion productions and events. This lab course may be taken a total of 3 times for a maximum of 3 units.(CSU)

FASHION 030  BASIC INDISTRY SEWING

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the selection and use of sewing equipment, fabric and patterns, interpretation and use of commercial patterns, minor pattern adjustments, and professional construction techniques. Students learn industry sewing techniques on commercial sewing machines and sergers. Careers in apparel construction within the fashion industry are discussed. (CSU, CAN FCS 10)

FASHION 031  INTERMEDIATE INDUSTRY SEWING 

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the application and evaluation of intermediate clothing construction techniques, pattern alterations, and fitting used in the fashion industry. Unique fashion fabrics, linings and shaping materials are used. Pattern alterations and garment fitting are also covered. (CSU)

FASHION 036  FLAT PATTERN I

This course is a study of the industry techniques of flat pattern-making and basic slopers for the bodice, sleeve, and skirt to standard sizes. Use of slopers as a foundation for designing workroom sample patterns for shirts, blouses, and skirts to industry sizes are discussed and analyzed. Students create style variations by manipulating basic pattern blocks which are transferred from sketches into usable first patterns for apparel productions. Sample garments are then created from the patterns. (CSU)

FASHION 037  FLAT PATTERN II

This course is a continuation of Fashion 36. Advanced flat patternmaking techniques are emphasized for both woven and knit fabrics. Students draft style variations for sportswear, active wear and outerwear designs using basic pattern blocks. First patterns are developed and sample garments constructed and tested for fit on industry dress forms. (CSU)

FASHION 038  FASHION DESIGN BY DRAPING

This course is a study of the development of fashion designs through draping fabric on dress forms. Students will create patterns from completed drapes and construct slopers, samples and finished garments. (CSU)

FASHION 42    CUSTOM CLOTHING TECHNIQUES

This course is designed to provide information on custom dressmaking and tailoring techniques which are found in luxury-priced designer apparel and haute couture designs. (CSU)

FASHION 43    CUSTOM CLOTHING TECHNIQUES

This course is a study of practical applications of custom clothing techniques. The student designs original garments using various custom clothing and haute couture techniques. (CSU

FASHION 051 BEGINNING FASHION ILLUSTRATION

This course is designed to develop graphic skills necessary for the student planning a fashion design career. Emphasis is placed on developing basic techniques for proportioned croqius and rendering the figure, fashion styles and fabrics in pencil and color, as well as the method of drawing flats used in fashion design. (CSU)

FASHION 052  ADVANCED FASHION ILLUSTRATION

This course is designed to develop advanced graphic skills necessary for the student planning a fashion design career. Emphasis is placed on advanced techniques for croqius rendering and the figure in motion, fashion styles and fabrics, as well as flats used in marketing fashion to the retail trade. Advanced mediums, including pencil, water color, acrylic, colored pencil and pens are explored. (CSU)

FASHION 054  COLLECTION DESIGN AND PRODUCTION I

This course is designed to provide students with the skills to produce a grouping of original apparel garments that would be showcased in an apparel collection. Students apply the skills obtained in previous design and pattern making classes by creating a collection of original garments aimed at a specific target market. Topics include designing a small collection, creating and modifying patterns, constructing original garments, and identifying target consumer markets. Finished collections are showcased on the runway in a fashion show. (CSU)

FASHION 055  COLLECTION DESIGN AND PRODUCTION II

This course is designed to provide students with advanced skills and experience to produce a grouping of original apparel garments that would be showcased in an apparel collection. Students apply the skills obtained in the previous Collection Design and Production class to the creation of a cohesive collection of original garments aimed at a specific target market. Topics include designing collections from an inspiration, creating and modifying patterns, constructing original garments, and identifying target consumer markets. Finished collections are showcased on the runway in a fashion show. (CSU)

FASHION 056  INTERNSHIP AND PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT FOR FASHION AND INTERIORS

his course is designed to enable the fashion and interiors student to apply professional industry principles to job situations. Experience gained as a result of this course familiarizes the student with career options and the necessary skills and preparation to obtain them. The course will provide students with the current portfolio requirements for the fashion and interiors industries. Students will be required to obtain an internship opportunity while enrolled in this class. Job placement is not guaranteed but assistance is provided by the instructor. (CSU)

FASHION 058  FASHION ENTREPRENEURSHIP

This course provides an overview of the fashion entrepreneurial opportunities in the apparel and sewn products industry. The course is designed for individuals considering a small business relating to fashion, fabric, color, pattern work, and sewing profit and will focus on the process of starting a small business.

FASHION 068  FASHION DESIGN LABRATORY

This course is a sewing laboratory course. It will provide the student the opportunity to develop skills learned in the classroom and apply them to apparel design course projects. (CSU)

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