Spring 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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FASHN 141    Fashion Illustration Portfolio    2 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 140 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is intended for students who wish to present a portfolio of work in fashion design-related industries for the purpose of job interviews or admission to a four-year art/design school. Through lecture, demonstration, hands-on methods and research into fashion history; students will improve and personalize their illustration and design style while gaining understanding of the aesthetics, organization and physical preparation in creating a portfolio of work. Topics include fashion history, portfolio mediums, mounting and presentation, self-promotion, resumes, pursuing a job or school transfer, and interviewing for a creative position.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         08:30AM-09:20AM LEC J.Oh                 SCC MAIN RHS 262         30548 
Textbook
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LAB J.Oh                 SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 150    Fundamentals of Sewing/Beginning Sewing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; 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 $75-$100. One field trip to a fabric store is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         25432 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         25428 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262         25424 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262         25962 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 183    French Draping    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 150 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Advisory: FASHN 372 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an advanced creative course designed to give the student variation in dressmaking design through the media of fabric manipulation (or draping) on a personal custom dress or full body form or full scale or half-scale dress or full body form. The course will also include draping techniques on an industry standard dress form. Students will drape several garments in muslin and one final garment in fashion fabric. This course may be taken two times for credit provided there is no duplication of topics. Students will be advised to purchase a supply kit from the SCC College Store. The cost to participate per student is approximately $50-$100.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC L.Scott              SCC MAIN RHS 262         28564 
Textbook
F         03:00PM-06:05PM LAB L.Scott              SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 198    Sewing as a Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 or ESL 114; and LIBR 318; and MATH 34 with grades of "C" or better.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for the fashion industry, sewing, interior design, and related fields. Students will study the necessary business practices and practical aspects of setting up and running their own sewing-related businesses. Topics will include: ethical practices, methods of compensation, establishing clients' budget, estimating costs, purchasing, billing, marketing, and sales. Students will develop a model business plan and explore resources necessary to be successful in their (fashion industry, sewing, interior design or related fields) business. One field trip is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 220         30550 
Textbook
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 six weeks of the course will cover samples in seams, hems, zippers, and sleeve applications. The second ten weeks of the class will be concentrating on utilizing samples learned into a muslin and finished garment. The project samples will be presented in a multi-step process. The samples will be created by students for their notebooks. This course will introduce the students to the care, maintenance, and working knowledge of an industrial sewing machine. One filed 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         30551 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


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

Prerequisite: FASHN 150 or 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 two times for credit provided there is no duplication of topics. One field trip is required. The cost to participate per student is approximately $70-$100.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Sa        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262         26106 
Textbook
Sa        09:55AM-01:00PM LAB M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 352    Applied Apparel Studies / Advanced Couture Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 150 or FASHN 350 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent
Advisory: FASHN 350, and/or 351 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. Use of couture as well as new construction techniques, applied to details, and finishes found on more expensive garments will be explored. The course will continue the instruction of the use and care of industrial sewing machines. The course may be taken two times for credit provided there is no duplication of topics. 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262         30553 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 354    Building Corsets    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 150 and 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 will be approximately $75-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         30555 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB L.Giovannetti        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 ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will give students the opportunities to investigate specific topics more directly. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                 31666 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                   
On-Campus

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011