Spring 2010 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Rm 505          26891 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Rm 505          22417 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN Rm 505          22419 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33892 Textbook


FASHN 310    Fashion Analysis/Clothing Selection    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores how influences on fashion (social, political, cultural, technological, and environmental) are reflected in current fashion trends. The function, aesthetics, and attitude of dress, including image projection, perceptions, and gender roles, are explored as a form of silent communication. A generational approach to consumer buying behavior and response towards fashion is examined. Other aspects of fashion analysis include identifying apparel details, styles, and elements of design.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         05:00PM-08:05PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Rm 505          26739 
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TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33893 Textbook


FASHN 320    Textiles    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 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. (CAN FCS 6)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Rm 505          23943 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB B.Spencer            ARC MAIN Rm 505            
Th        05:00PM-06:50PM LEC T.Umhauer            ARC MAIN Rm 505          22421 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Umhauer            ARC MAIN Rm 505            


FASHN 342    Fashion Illustration    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to hand and computer generated fashion illustration. Illustration concepts unique to fashion are explored using various hand techniques and computer design software. Application of design elements and principles include color, texture, line, balance, and apparel details.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC B.Spencer            Off Campus Ethan 151     26135 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB B.Spencer            Off Campus Ethan 151       


FASHN 344    Apparel Line Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 342 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies the skills used in computer-based fashion illustration and design. Emphasis is placed on the principles and elements of design to develop a line of apparel including researching fashion trends, determining a target market, selecting colors and fabrics and designing a line using computer software.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Spencer            Off Campus Ethan 151     28101 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Spencer            Off Campus Ethan 151       


FASHN 357    Apparel Construction I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       02:30PM-03:20PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Rm 505          26389 
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TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Rm 505            
F         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC M.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 505          32284 Textbook
F         10:50AM-01:55PM LAB M.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 505            


FASHN 358    Apparel Construction II    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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, Jan 16-May 19
M         12:00PM-02:05PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Rm 505          32771 
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M         02:14PM-05:30PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Rm 505            


FASHN 374    Pattern Making and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 151 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the flat pattern method of apparel design. Drafted slopers from measurements are used to create original designs. Construction techniques are introduced for the completion of these original designs. A field trip is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN Rm 505          23055 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB G.Russell            ARC MAIN Rm 505            


FASHN 382    Collection Design and Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 353 and 374 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: FASHN 378
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies the skills obtained in previous design and patternmaking classes. Topics include designing a small collection, creating and modifying patterns, and constructing original garments. The role of accessorizing the completed design is explored, including the use of hats, jewelry, shoes and scarves. Finished collections are presented on the runway in a fashion show. This course may be taken two times for credit, showcasing different design collections.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         12:00PM-01:40PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Rm 505          27383 
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W         01:50PM-04:55PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN Rm 505            


FASHN 393    Fashion Promotion    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a comprehensive study of promotion and presentation unique to fashion industry. Techniques, applications, and customer appeal related to fashion merchandising concepts are analyzed. Functions and instinctive uses of fashion advertising, publicity and visual merchandising will be explored. The focus will be on special events such as, fashion shows, trunk shows, and the use of promotional videos. Basic media strategy, the role it plays, and its relationship with fashion merchandisers will be examined. Planning and technical skills will be developed through the activity of producing a fashion show. Field trips will be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         05:00PM-06:40PM LEC G.Simpson            ARC MAIN Rm 505          27379 
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W         06:50PM-09:55PM LAB G.Simpson            ARC MAIN Rm 505            


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, Mar 16-May 13
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN HeEd 715        29217 
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TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung               TBA TBA                 29217 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN D 103           29219 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 29219 Textbook
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN D 106           29215 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 29215 Textbook
T         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN D 106           29221 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 29221 Textbook
M         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         Natomas Inderkum A217    29223 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 29223 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          29225 Textbook
Orientation:    Wednesday, January 13,    06:00PM-07:30PM    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

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010