Spring 2012 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 14-May 16
TTh       04:30PM-05:45PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    10022 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-08:50PM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    10023 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 14-May 16
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    10661 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM 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 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC B.Spencer            Off Campus McClellan 219 11467 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB B.Spencer            Off Campus McClellan 219   


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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Spencer            Off Campus McClellan 219 12112 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Spencer            Off Campus McClellan 219   


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 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    11554 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Spencer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505      
M         02:40PM-04:45PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    13345 Textbook
M         04:55PM-08:10PM 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 14-May 16
M         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    12752 
Textbook
M         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505      


FASHN 363    Fashion Accessories and Embellishments    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 357 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with embellishment skills for couture level garments. Topics may include embroidery, beading, fabric manipulation, applique, trims, and threadwork, with an emphasis on up-to-date interpretations of classic techniques.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    19816 
Textbook
W         10:00AM-11:20AM 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 14-May 16
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    10292 
Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505      


FASHN 379    Draping    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 357 and 374 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies the skills covered in FASHN 357 and FASHN 374 and introduces draping techniques using industry dress forms. Activities include draping several muslin blocks and creating one final garment in fashion fabric.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC T.Umhauer            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    19818 
Textbook
F         10:50AM-01:55PM LAB T.Umhauer            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 14-May 16
W         12:00PM-01:40PM LEC D.Grant-Toscano      ARC MAIN FineArts 505    11854 
Textbook
W         01:50PM-04:55PM LAB D.Grant-Toscano      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 14-May 16
W         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC C.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 505    11852 
Textbook
W         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC G.Russell            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    11852 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB C.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 505      
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB G.Russell            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 13-May 10
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  12405 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung               TBA TBA                 12405 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN Rm 157          12406 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 12406 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Rm 157          12404 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12404 Textbook
T         02:00PM-02:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Rm 154          12407 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12407 Textbook
M         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 12408 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 12408 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          12409 Textbook
Orientation:    Wednesday, January 11,    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 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012