Spring 2011 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 15-May 18
TTh       02:00PM-03:15PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    10044 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-08:50PM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    10046 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 15-May 18
T         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    13838 
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 15-May 18
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    11420 
Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LAB B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505      


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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC B.Spencer            Off Campus Ethan 151     13330 
Textbook
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 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Spencer            Off Campus Ethan 151     14922 
Textbook
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 15-May 18
W         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    13548 
Textbook
W         07:00PM-09:50PM LAB B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505      
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    16372 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505      
M         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    30987 Textbook
M         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    30987 Textbook
M         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505      
M         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505      


FASHN 358    Apparel Construction II    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 357 with a grade of "C" or better
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 15-May 18
M         11:30AM-01:35PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    16866 
Textbook
M         01:45PM-05:20PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505      


FASHN 374    Pattern Making and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 357 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 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the flat pattern method of apparel design. Slopers created from personal measurements are used to develop original designs. Pattern making techniques are perfected using half-scale patterns. Construction techniques are introduced for the completion of these original designs. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    10638 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505      


FASHN 378    Advanced Pattern Making and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 358 and 374 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced patternmaking techniques including pattern drafting and grading. It focuses on industry methods of duplicating ready-to-wear apparel. Industry fit specifications and construction techniques are refined. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         09:00AM-11:20AM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    30070 
Textbook
F         11:30AM-01:50PM LAB G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 505      


FASHN 382    Collection Design and Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 358, 374, and 379 with a grade 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 courses. 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 15-May 18
W         12:00PM-01:40PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    14330 
Textbook
W         12:00PM-01:40PM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    14330 Textbook
W         01:50PM-04:55PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505      
W         01:50PM-04:55PM LAB G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 505      


FASHN 393    Fashion Promotion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a comprehensive study of the promotion and presentation techniques unique to the fashion industry, including fashion advertising, publicity, and marketing. It focuses on special events, such as fashion shows and trunk shows. Planning and technical skills are developed through the activity of producing a fashion show. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC T.Umhauer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    14326 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB T.Umhauer            ARC MAIN FineArts 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 15-May 12
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 217  15650 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung               TBA TBA                 15650 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  15652 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 15652 Textbook
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  15648 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 15648 Textbook
T         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Rm 157          15654 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 15654 Textbook
M         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 15656 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 15656 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          15658 Textbook
Orientation:    Wednesday, January 12,    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 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011