Fall 2015 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 22-Dec 17
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC M.Korn               SCC MAIN RHS 262         16716 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Korn               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 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Korn               SCC MAIN RHS 261         16724 
Textbook
On-Campus


FASHN 335    Historic Costuming    3 Units

Same As: TA 436
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; FASHN 340, FASHN 150, LIBR 318, and MATH 34 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The impact of social, political, cultural, and economic issues on costume is explored from the cradle of civilization through modern times. Specific periods of fashion are researched to design and construct historically correct garments. Students will learn how to apply the principles of modern pattern making to various historical styles and use this knowledge to design and create historical costumes. The unique cut and construction of each historical period is covered, from undergarments to accessories, for each fashion period. Students will learn to create necessary adaptations to these garments for successful stage applications. One field trip is required. An alternative activity will be available if a student cannot attend the field trip. Credit may be earned for FASHN 335 or TA 436, but not for both courses. The cost per student to participate is approximately $35-$90.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         18535 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        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 22-Dec 17
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262         18224 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
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 22-Dec 17
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         18222 
Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 352    Applied Apparel Studies / Advanced Couture Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 351 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent
Advisory: FASHN 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers apparel construction techniques applied to several challenging designs, that will be student-made using unusual and difficult fabrics. Couture construction techniques with applied details and finishes, usually found on more expensive garments, will be explored. The course will continue the instruction of the use and care of industrial sewing machines. One field trip is required. Students will be advised to purchase a sample kit from the SCC College Store. The cost per student to participate is approximately $70-$100.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         20033 
Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 354    Building Corsets    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 350 with grades of "C" or better or equivalent
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will enable a student to create a corset and a foundation garment needed for advanced garments. The student will learn to identify the appropriate corset fabrics, boning, and findings that are used in making corsets. Instruction will include layout, measuring, fitting, and construction of a basic corset. One field trip is required. An alternative activity will be available if a student cannot attend the field trip. The cost per student to participate will be approximately $75-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19837 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM 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 22-Dec 17
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         19839 
Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM 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 22-Dec 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN LRC 121         19842 
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 22-Dec 17
F         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         18533 
Textbook
F         10:15AM-01:30PM LAB J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 368    Stretch II    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 150, 350, and 351 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGRD 110, ENGWR 101, and MATH 34
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers stretch wear from advanced sports wear such as skating and athletic wear to lingerie and couture-construction. Students will explore apparel fashioned in silk jersey utilizing tricky construction techniques for collars, cuffs, and pockets. Fibers such as viscose and rayon jersey with an emphasis on bias construction will be explored. Students will construct garments utilizing industrial sewing and serger machines as well as in-class sergers. One filed trip is required. The cost per student to participate in this course is approximately $60-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
F         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         18552 
Textbook
F         10:15AM-01:30PM LAB J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 371    Draping Daywear    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an advanced creative course that provides students with another dimension of fabric manipulation. Draping is a skill that allows an idea to be explored on an industry standard apparel form. Students will drape several daywear garments on half scale and full-size apparel forms. One garment will be executed in fashion fabric. The cost to participate per student is approximately $50-$100.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Sa        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         18395 
Textbook
Sa        10:15AM-01:30PM LAB J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 373    Pattern Drafting    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 372 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will include instructions on how to draft slopers using industry standard measurements to create basic blocks for woven fabrics. Using the basic blocks, students will develop first patterns for simple garment designs and construct sample garments to test fit on industry standard apparel forms. The cost per student to participate will be approximately $50-$100.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262         19843 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262           


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 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                 18307 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                   
On-Campus

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 22, 2015