Fall 2013 Class Schedule (SCC)



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FASHN 150    Fundamentals of Sewing/Beginning Sewing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 or ESL 114; and LIBR 318; and MATH 34 with grades of "C" or better.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic techniques for construction of men's, women's, and children's clothing and home accessories. Students will learn about materials and sewing supplies selection, sewing machine operation, and reading pattern instructions. Simple construction techniques are included along with the use and understanding of a sew-thru 1/8" grid ruler, tape measure, and yardstick. Students will calculate and recognize measurements for the purpose of purchasing fabric. This course is designed for the student with little or no previous sewing experience. Students will be advised to purchase sample kits from the SCC College Store. The cost per student to participate is approximately $30-$50. One field trip to a fabric store may be required. A substitute activity will be provided for students who cannot attend the field trip.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         16692 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262         16887 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 330    History of Western World Fashion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 or ESL 114; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will study dress in Western civilization from ancient times through the present. An interdisciplinary approach is used to examine how clothing communicates values displayed by the individual and functions as a reflection of trends in technology, political events, social ideals, and cultural developments in art and music. Emphasis will be placed on the evolution of apparel design and style through historic development. One field trip is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 261         16700 
Textbook
On-Campus


FASHN 340    Apparel & Fashion Illustration    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course, the processes of a fashion designer, costume designer, and cutter /draper are explored. Through research, illustration, and rendering, the understanding of a garment emerges. Students will learn to draw the skeleton, muscles, and skin of the human body as a two-dimensional form. Students will also fine-tune their skills of dressing the form and completing the rendering and illustration in paint, color, and texture. Topics will include fabric interpretation, personal style, fashion design, period costume, and theatrical costume. Students will create a collection of illustrations for use in a professional portfolio. The cost for students to participate will be approximately $25-$50. This course was formerly FASHN 140

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC D.Silveira           SCC MAIN RHS 262         19033 
Textbook
F         09:45AM-01:00PM LAB D.Silveira           SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 350    Applied Apparel Studies / Premier Level Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 150 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides training in fitting garment muslins and making adjustments to paper patterns. The first section of the course will cover samples in seams, hems, zippers, and sleeve applications. The second section of the course will be concentrate on the proper use and understanding of serger machines. During the remainder of the course students will produce a garment utilizing samples from the notebook and the serger. This course will introduce the students to the care, maintenance, and working knowledge of an industrial sewing machine. One field trip is required. Students will be advised to purchase sample fabric kits from the SCC College Store, along with other student choices of patterns and materials purchased from local stores. The cost per student to participate will be approximately $75-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19616 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262         17699 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
The above FASHN 350 section (17699) is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
On-Campus


FASHN 351    Applied Apparel Studies / Intermediate Principles of Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 350 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course presents intermediate apparel construction techniques, such as working with more complex pattern adjustments, patterns, notions, and fabrics. Comprehensive custom sewing techniques for men, women, and children will be applied to four student-made garments. The course will instruct the students on the care and working knowledge of an industrial sewing machine. The course may be taken one time. One field trip is required. The cost to participate per student is approximately $70-$100.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19614 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 355    Applications in Tailoring    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 351 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course is designed for the advanced clothing construction student who wishes to increase knowledge and proficiency in the many aspects of traditional and contemporary tailoring. Instruction will include custom fitting, equipment, and garment components selection and steps in the very fine handwork details and techniques of traditional tailoring for men's or women's suits and coats. The course will also include speed construction techniques. One field trip may be required. The cost per student to participate is approximately $40-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Sa        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         19035 
Textbook
Sa        10:15AM-01:20PM LAB S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 366    Menswear Style    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers all aspects of men's clothing, from sportswear and casual to tailored clothing and formal wear. Design details such as size of lapel, width of pant legs, pockets, collars, and sleeves will be discussed. Practical style elements like the fit of a jacket, or the break in a pant hem will be covered in detail. How to dress a successful men's wear collection will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 261         19037 
Textbook
On-Campus


FASHN 367    Stretch I    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 150 and 350 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the essentials of stretch construction, including sizing, terms, and principles. Construction and fitting techniques will be used to draft a sloper block. Students will use industrial sewing and serger machines to construct loungewear, yoga outfits, body suits, leotards swimsuits, and other activewear. One field trip is required. Materials will cost approximately $65-$125 per student.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         18227 
Textbook
F         03:15PM-06:30PM LAB S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 372    Pattern Making and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 351 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers an introduction to the flat pattern method of apparel design. Students will develop/refine a personal sloper from a commercial basic pattern. This sloper will be used to create various full size patterns and a student designed garment. Pattern making techniques will be perfected with 1/2 or 1/4 size patterns. Students will learn how to combine pattern design variations to create new designs. The cost per student to participate will be approximately $30-$50.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262         19365 
Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 394    Apparel Entrepreneur    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides essential business strategies for the fashion, costume, interior styling, staging, and production related fields. Students will explore necessary business practices and practical aspects of setting up and running their own apparel and interior businesses. Topics will include ethical practices, methods of compensation, client budgets, estimating costs, re-sale licenses, billing, marketing, and sales. Students will develop a model business plan to include business cards, advertising, and business identity. One field trip is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHN 308         19040 
Textbook
On-Campus


FASHN 495    Independent Studies in Fashion    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will give students the opportunities to investigate specific topics more directly.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                 20309 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                   
On-Campus

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014