Spring 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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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 $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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         17479 
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         17728 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 students variations in dressmaking design. These variations will include fabric manipulation (or draping) on a personal custom form, industry standard form, or half-scale 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 14-May 16
F         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC L.Scott              SCC MAIN RHS 262         18858 
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' budgets, estimating costs, purchasing, billing, marketing, and sales. Students will develop model business plans and explore resources necessary to be successful in their (fashion industry, sewing, interior design or related fields) business. One field trip may be required. An alternative activity will be available if a student cannot attend the field trip.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                 21244 
Textbook


FASHN 320    Textiles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 or ESL 114; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a consumer-oriented introduction to textiles that includes study of the characteristics of fibers, yarns, and fabric construction, including weaves and fabric finishes. Information will be presented related to consumer satisfaction in selecting and caring for fabrics, apparel, furnishing, and other textile products in daily use. One optional field trip will be taken.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         20368 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 322    Embellishments    1 Unit

Prerequisite: FASHN 150 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This collection of skill topics will give the student the opportunity to explore surface embellishments. These skills will be used to create sample blocks to be used on garments in the Applied Apparel Studies program. The sets of courses that make up embellishments are Embroidery, Tassel and Closures, Ribbon Work, and Beading and Lace. This course may be taken four times for credit provided there is no duplication of topics. The cost to participate per student is approximately $40-$60.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 14-Feb 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         20370 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 23-Mar 30
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         20373 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         20376 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 335    Historic Costuming    3 Units

Same As: TA 436
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; or ESL 114; FASHN 140 and FASHN 150 and 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. This course may be taken four times providing there is no duplication of topics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         20380 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262           
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, Jan 14-May 16
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Oh                 SCC MAIN RHS 262         20382 
Textbook
F         09:45AM-01:00PM LAB J.Oh                 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 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 that will be used in 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 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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19186 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262         20384 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB A.Dieu               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 may be required. The cost to participate per student is approximately $70-$100.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         17794 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262         20386 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB A.Dieu               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. 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. 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 14-May 16
Sa        08:00AM-09:50AM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262         19188 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:05PM 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. 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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         19190 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 355    Traditional 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 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. One field trip may be required. The cost per student to participate is approximately $40-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         21060 
Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
NEW SECTION - 21060 - as of 12/14/11
On-Campus


FASHN 360    Clothing Alterations    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 instruction in techniques for operating commercial sewing machines, pressing equipment, and sewing tools to perform the various sewing skills in making ready-to-wear alterations and repairs. The student will analyze properly and improperly fitted garments and predict and complete alterations necessary for women's, men's, and children's ready-to-wear garments. One field trip may be required. The cost per student to participate is approximately $25-$40.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262         21058 
Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
NEW SECTION - 21058 - as of 12/14/11
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 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                 21164 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                   
On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012