Fall 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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FASHN 300    Introduction to the Fashion Industry    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the complex diversity of today's fashion industry. It introduces the process of how the fashion business works in sequential order from the concept to the consumer. It also provides an overview of fashion design, production, distribution, and merchandising. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  19588 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Raef 162        11503 Textbook


FASHN 320    Textiles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of natural and man-made fibers, methods of fabrication and finishes. Topics include the selection, use and care of modern fabrics as they relate to clothing and home furnishings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105  10606 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105    


FASHN 330    History of Western World Fashion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a comprehensive survey of how fashion has been influenced by major world historical events. Selected eras of history are viewed within a cultural, political, and economic context as expressed in dress. Emphasis includes cross-cultural influences on major fashion trends of the Western world from selected historical periods from the time of the Egyptians to the present. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105  10017 
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FASHN 342    Fashion Illustration    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and 304
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to freehand and computer-generated fashion illustration. Illustration concepts unique to fashion are explored using various freehand drawing techniques and computer design software. Design elements and principles including color, texture, line, balance, and apparel details are incorporated into the illustrations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Online          12932 
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W         04:00PM-06:50PM LAB B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
This hybrid class meets in a traditional classroom on Wednesdays. The remainder of the class time is delivered online.


FASHN 357    Apparel Construction I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces basic apparel construction techniques. Emphasis is on the development of sewing skills, the use and care of equipment, and selection of proper tools and fabric. No previous sewing experience is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        11:30AM-12:20PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105  11356 
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MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LAB B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105    
MW        02:00PM-02:50PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105  11654 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105    
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105  18527 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105    


FASHN 358    Apparel Construction II    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 357 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on the application and evaluation of apparel construction techniques, fit, and pattern alterations. New and unique fashion fabrics and shaping materials are introduced. Emphasis is on developing advanced skills in garment construction.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105  11994 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105    


FASHN 362    Tailoring Techniques    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 358 and 374 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This advanced apparel construction course introduces traditional and contemporary tailoring techniques. Topics include custom fitting, pattern work, fabric selection, and sewing methods specific to tailored garments. A lined tailored jacket or coat is created.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Kerr-Carpenter     ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105  18529 
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T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Kerr-Carpenter     ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105    


FASHN 374    Pattern Making and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 357 or TA 430 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 25 or MATH 41 with a grade of "C" or better or placement through the placement process; AND eligible for ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 102 OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the flat pattern method of apparel design. Pattern making techniques are perfected using half-scale patterns. Construction techniques are introduced for the completion of original designs. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105  10248 
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TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105    


FASHN 378    Advanced Pattern Making and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 358 and 374 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the creation of full-scale patterns, using advanced patternmaking techniques that include pattern drafting, flat patterning, duplicating ready-to-wear and grading. Full-scale garments are created from original designs, with an emphasis on fit and construction. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 554    12235 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 554      


FASHN 395    Visual Merchandising    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces current visual merchandising techniques, including equipment, lighting, and materials. The application of principles and practices in arranging and displaying fashion merchandise are covered. This practical experience with showcases, windows, and on-floor displays provides familiarity with professional fashion promotional presentations. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
Th        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC S.Keichler           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105  10870 
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Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB S.Keichler           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105    


FASHN 397    Fashion Retail Buying    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course addresses the practical and business aspects of the fashion industry. Topics include defining the customer and researching current buying trends. Activities specific to fashion retail buying are explored, including developing a buying and stock plan and planning market purchases. Career opportunities in retail buying and merchandising are also explored. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       08:45AM-10:05AM LEC B.Spencer            PST Center McClellan 219 12934 
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FASHN 498    Work Experience in Fashion    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to fashion. Students are advised to consult with the Fashion Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of fashion. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to fulfill a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants, returning participants are not required to attend the orientation but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
W         06:30PM-08:20PM LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 206  11704 
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TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung               TBA TBA                 11704 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11705 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 11705 Textbook
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11706 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 11706 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11708 Textbook



Schedule: Online Class
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          11709 Textbook
Orientation: Saturday, August 23
01:00PM-02:30PM    Rm 126

Orientation for this online course is mandatory for all students. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014