Spring 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         16781 
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         16951 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 will expose a student to the procedures for research and understanding and creation of fashions for film, television, and stage. This course is a theory and practicum course. Students will create a sketchbook based on three areas of fashion/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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         18544 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 320    Textiles    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.
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 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262         18430 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 321    Wearable Art Studies    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 courses will give the student the opportunity to explore different surface manipulations of fabrics. Each skill will be created as a sample for use on garments throughout the Applied Apparel Studies program. The different fabric treatments that will be explored are: Piecing & Quilting, Applique & Felting, and Fabric Manipulation. Students will choose and purchase their own materials from a list given at the start of class. The cost to participate per student is approximately $40-$65.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
Piecing & Quilting
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         18612 
Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB S.Zimlich            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. The cost to participate per student is approximately $40-$60.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
Ribbon Work
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         19715 
Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 323    Fabric Treatments    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 students the opportunity to explore different fabric surface dyeing and painting. Each skill will be incorporated into apparel throughout the Applied Apparel program. The topics included are Fabric Dyeing, and Fabric Painting. The cost to participate per student is approximately $50-$85.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
Fabric Painting
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         19717 
Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB S.Zimlich            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 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         19342 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB J.Winchell           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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         17823 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
The above FASHN 350 section (17823) 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, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        08:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         17003 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:05PM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
The above FASHN 351 section (17003) is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262         19344 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB A.Dieu               SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 377    Draping Couture    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 150, 350, 351, 352, 371, and 372 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGRD 110, ENGWR 101, and MATH 34; with a grade 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, Jan 17-May 20
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         19346 
Textbook
F         09:45AM-12:55PM LAB J.Winchell           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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 261         19348 
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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                 18671 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: November 26, 2014



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