Fall 2017 Class Schedule (SCC)



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FASHN 301    Fundamentals of Apparel Construction    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.
Course Transferable to CSU
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. Students will explore theories and concepts of construction of simple garments and interior use projects. Technical 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. The cost per student to participate is approximately $30-$50. One field trip is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         16947 
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         18752 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 312    Fashion for Film, Television, & Stage    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; or ESL 114, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320; FASHN 340, LIBR 318, and MATH 34 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course exposes the student to the procedures for research, understanding, and creation of fashions for film, television, and stage. This course is based on theory and practicum. Students will create a sketchbook based on three areas of fashion and costume needs. Students will read a script for a film and research time periods, textiles, and styles to include in sketches of their design concepts. Students will examine budgets, organization, and production breakdowns for a television show. Students will also read a script for a theatre production and research the period and design concepts to include in a character study of the correct costume designs. The cost per student to participate will be approximately $35-$50.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19513 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB L.Giovannetti        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 19-Dec 14
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Korn               SCC MAIN RHS 263         16955 
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 and theatrical costumes, technical flats, and tech packs. Students will create a collection of illustrations for use in a professional portfolio. The cost for students to participate will be approximately $25-$50.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19551 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 350    Applied Apparel Studies / Premier Level Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 301 with a grade of "C" or better
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 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 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         18754 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB S.Zimlich            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. One field trip is required. The cost per student is approximately $70-$100 for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         19553 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB S.Zimlich            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. The cost per student to participate in this course will be approximately $75-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19884 
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: This 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 in this course is approximately $40-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19886 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 364    Menswear Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Students will study the skill needed to construct men's garments. Details will include measurements, pattern drafting, slopers, and blocks. In-depth treatments of patternmaking will cover casual to tailored apparel for the modern man. The cost per student to participate is $45 to $85.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       04:00PM-04:50PM LEC M.Korn               SCC MAIN RHS 262         18760 
Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LAB M.Korn               SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 370    Pattern Adjustment and Clothing Alterations    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 301, 350, and 351 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Students will study a commercial pattern and make adjustments to fit body and proportion measurements. Students will also study the relationships of various body fitting differences. Garment fitting techniques and refinements will be completed on a sloper. These alterations will also be done on ready-to-wear garments. Students will provide these garments from thrift stores or their own collection. The cost per student to participate is approximately $40-$65.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Sa        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Kuwamoto           SCC MAIN RHS 262         18762 
Textbook
Sa        10:15AM-01:30PM LAB J.Kuwamoto           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 19-Dec 14
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19581 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 377    Draping Couture    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 301, 350, 351, 352, 371, and 372 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGRD 110, ENGWR 101, and MATH 34 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced draping skills found in the production of couture apparel. Bias contouring techniques will combine with advanced sequencing skills in specialty fabrics to produce a custom fitting garment. One field trip is required. The cost per student to participate in this course is approximately $50-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Kuwamoto           SCC MAIN RHS 262         19583 
Textbook
F         09:45AM-01:00PM LAB J.Kuwamoto           SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 495    Independent Studies in Fashion    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This course will give students the opportunities to investigate specific topics more directly.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                 18196 
Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: August 21, 2017