Fashion Merchandising & Design (FASH)

FASH 8  Introduction to Fashion

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Fashion industry from concept to consumer, industry background, and technology. Includes design, manufacturing, distribution, sales, and promotion with emphasis on career opportunities and qualifications.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621617FASH:8TR8:00am - 9:25amV. Bartz18-5
Fall 201621618FASH:8TR9:45am - 11:10amS. Espy18-5

FASH 9  History of Costume and Fashion

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Survey of Western costume and fashion from antiquity to contemporary times. Emphasis is placed on styledevelopment as it relates to social, economic and political forces, and the relationship of historic styles to current fashion.

FASH 10  Clothing Construction I

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Essentials of industry standard apparel construction techniques using a variety of machines and equipment. Students will be given instruction in single needle machine operation, industrial overlock operation, and garment assembly.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621619FASH:10T12:30pm - 2:35pmJ. Holinsworth19B-1
T2:45pm - 5:55pmJ. Holinsworth19B-1
Fall 201621620FASH:10F3:15pm - 5:20pmM. Davis19B-1
F5:25pm - 8:40pmM. Davis19B-1
Fall 201621621FASH:10MW7:00pm - 7:55pmM. Davis19B-1
MW8:05pm - 9:25pmM. Davis19B-1

FASH 12  Clothing Construction II

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: FASH 10

Advanced industry construction techniques using overlock and single needle machines.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621622FASH:12R12:30pm - 2:35pmJ. Holinsworth19B-1
R2:45pm - 5:55pmJ. Holinsworth19B-1

FASH 14  Dress, Culture, and Identity

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

The interrelatedness of socio-psychological, economic, cultural, and political/religious influences on dress, adornment, and fashion in historical perspective. Includes cross-cultural analysis of Western and non-Western dress.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621721FASH:14MW8:00am - 9:25amS. Espy18-5
Fall 201621791FASH:14MW9:45am - 11:10amS. Espy18-5
Fall 201623633FASH:14T7:00pm - 10:10pmM. Fueger18-5

FASH 15  Aesthetic Design in Fashion

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: FASH 25

Design principles and influences in apparel selection and fashion design. Projects applying design elements and principles using computer-aided design (CAD) software.

FASH 17  Textiles

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

Manufacturing of textiles and fabrics and the factors that determine the suitability for end use. Topics include natural and synthetic fibers, yarns, fabric construction, dyes, finishes, legislation, and care. Emphasis is on selection criteria for textile product design and recent developments in the textile field.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621623FASH:17M12:00pm - 3:10pmT. Faraone19B-1
Fall 201621722FASH:17W3:30pm - 6:40pmT. Becker19B-1

FASH 21  Patternmaking I

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: FASH 10

Theory and application of basic flat patternmaking techniques to create garment designs using industry standards. By means of dart and seam manipulation, patterns will be created, constructed and fitted.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621624FASH:21F9:45am - 11:35amM. Davis19B-1
F11:45am - 3:00pmM. Davis19B-1

FASH 22  Fashion Design By Draping

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: FASH 10
Advisory: FASH 21

Three dimensional dress design through draping fabrics directly to a dress form to create original designs and patterns to interpret fashion illustrations and technical flats.

FASH 23  Patternmaking II

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: FASH 21 and FASH 25

Intermediate pattern drafting and flat patternmaking, with an introduction to the grading of patterns and technical packages. Development of patternmaking skills to include drafting flat patterns from measurements and creating advanced sleeves and collars. Students apply patternmaking theories to create ready-to-wear sportswear designs for misses and women's wear.

FASH 24  Fashion Patternmaking by Computer

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: FASH 21

Industrial fashion patternmaking and grading using Gerber computer-aided design (CAD) technology. Exploration of drawing techniques, pattern development, flat pattern manipulation and the sizing and grading of patterns.

FASH 25  Fashion Computer-Assisted Drawing

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Advisory: FASH 10

Technical fashion drawing techniques using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Includes drawing production flats, colorization and scanning images using computer as a drafting tool. Exploration of popular computer techniques and methods suitable for use in apparel industry.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621704FASH:25M12:30pm - 2:35pmM. Davis18-5
M2:45pm - 5:35pmM. Davis18-5
Fall 201623632FASH:25W12:30pm - 2:40pmM. Davis18-5
W2:50pm - 5:35pmM. Davis18-5

FASH 30  Fashion Design and Product Development I

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: FASH 15 and FASH 8

Overview of the global environment for product development for fashion. Applies the concepts and methods by which retailers create special store-branded merchandise for targeted customer segments. Students will develop financial and design goals, create product concept and line-boards, and evaluate the aesthetic and commercial results.

FASH 59  Fashion Retailing

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Principles that focus on the fashion segment of the retailing industry and the merchandising of fashion products. Includes an overview of fashion retailing, on site environments, online fashion stores, and retail management.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621753FASH:59T3:30pm - 6:40pmS. Espy18-5

FASH 62  Retail Buying and Merchandising

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: MATH 51

Principles and practices used in the retail buying and merchandising environment. This course emphasizes the buyer's role in merchandising management, pricing strategies, promotion, retail formulas, and costing calculations.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621712FASH:62T12:00pm - 3:20pmH. Henry; S. Espy18-5

FASH 63  Fashion Promotion

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Principles and techniques of advertising and promoting apparel wholesale and retail products. Emphasis placed on promotional mix, trend and forecast research, branding, special events, integrated marketing, promotional media, and communication strategy.

FASH 66  Visual Merchandising Display

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: FASH 25 or ARTC 140

Design principles, color theory, space and lighting in relation to visual merchandising display areas and interior design of stores using various applications of computer graphics programs.

FASH 81  Work Experience in Fashion Merchandising and Retail

1-3 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 75-225
Prerequisite: FASH 8

Provides fashion merchandising students with actual on-the-job experience in an approved work site which is related to classroom-based learning. A minimum of 75 paid clock hours or 60 non-paid clock hours per semester in apparel merchandising, buying and/ or retail business required for each one unit of credit.Students are responsible for securing their own internships and must be ready for the first week of class. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

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