Spring 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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FASHN 300    Introduction to the Fashion Industry    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340.
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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.GargARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11110011Textbook

FASHN 310    Fashion Analysis/Clothing Selection    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores how social, political, cultural, technological, and environmental influences are reflected in current fashion trends. Attitude of dress, aesthetics, image projection, and gender roles are explored as a form of silent communication. Consumer buying behavior and the response towards fashion trends are examined from varying generational viewpoints. Other aspects of fashion analysis include identifying apparel details, styles, and utilizing the elements and principles of design as they relate to fashion.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

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This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html. For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.


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 fabrics as they relate to clothing and home furnishings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECA.DieuARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10520549Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABA.DieuARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105

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 19-May 22

MW11:00AM-11:50AMLECD.MarteARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11112242Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABD.MarteARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111

FASHN 344    Fashion Illustration II    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 builds on the skills acquired in FASHN 342. Emphasis is placed on advanced design and illustration skills utilizing computer software. Topics include creating custom brushes and symbols, digital textile design and technical flats. The design process and layout techniques for fashion presentations are also introduced.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECD.MarteARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11112244Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABD.MarteARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111

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, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECT.UmhauerARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10510767Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABT.UmhauerARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105
TTh02:00PM-02:50PMLECA.DieuARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10511302Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABA.DieuARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105

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. Current fashion fabrics and shaping materials are introduced. Emphasis is on developing advanced skills in garment construction.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW11:30AM-12:20PMLECP.GargARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10511227Textbook
MW12:30PM-01:50PMLABP.GargARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105

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: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

T04:30PM-06:35PMLECG.RussellARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10519469Textbook
T06:45PM-09:50PMLABG.RussellARC 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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh11:30AM-12:20PMLECD.MarteARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10510168Textbook
TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLABD.MarteARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105

FASHN 382    Collection Design and Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 358, 374, and 379 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 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW02:30PM-03:20PMLECA.DieuARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10510901Textbook
MW03:30PM-04:50PMLABD.MarteARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105

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 19-May 22

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECTBAARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10510899Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABTBAARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105

FASHN 495    Independent Studies in Fashion    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

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FASHN 498    Work Experience in Fashion    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to fashion with a cooperating site supervisor. 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 Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. All students are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Additionally, students who have not already successfully completed a Work Experience course will be required to attend weekly orientations while returning participants may meet individually with the instructor as needed. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Tuesday, January 22 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Tuesday, May 21 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32311132TextbookFree Digital Book
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SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 04

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 23 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


FASHN 499    Experimental Offering in Fashion    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 357, 358, and 374 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces a specialty area of fashion, the intimate apparel industry. It covers a brief history of lingerie. Topics include categories of intimate apparel, fabric, trim, and hardware. Hands-on work includes draping, patterning, and construction of garments. Samples are sewn to learn appropriate construction techniques and handling of specialty materials. It also covers the process of designing an original line of intimate apparel.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
Intimate Apparel

F09:00AM-11:05AMLECT.UmhauerARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10521398Textbook
F11:15AM-02:35PMLABT.UmhauerARC MAIN Arts & Sci 105

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2018