Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         17250 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus

TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         17357 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM 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 field trip will be taken.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         18400 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 322    Fashion Embellishments    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 301 and 350 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will give the student the opportunity to explore surface embellishments. The techniques learned will be used to create sample blocks to be used on garments in other Apparel Construction Studies courses. Topics that make up embellishments are hand and machine embroidery, closures, beading, felting, fabric painting, and fabric staining and de-coloring. The cost to participate per student is approximately $40-$60.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 262         20230 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM 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 101; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; FASHN 340, FASHN 301, 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. 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         19065 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         20684 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262         19125 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. One field trip is required. The cost per student is approximately $70-$100 for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262         20657 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Stanley            SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 361    Pants; Fit, Style and Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 301 and FASHN 350 with grades of "C" or better or equivalent
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This apparel construction course focuses on selecting pants patterns and suitable fabrics. Through the process of pant evaluation and pattern adjustments, a base block pattern can be constructed. From this basic block, personal style variations can be fitted and constructed. This course also covers variations for men's and women's pant styles and applications. The cost per student to participate is approximately $75-$120.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         20232 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 367    Stretch I    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 301 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         19069 
Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262           
On-Campus


FASHN 368    Stretch II    3 Units

Prerequisite: FASHN 301, 350, 351, and 367 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 stretch wear from advanced sportswear 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 will be explored. Students will construct garments utilizing industrial sewing and serger machines as well as in-class sergers. One field trip is required. The cost per student to participate in this course is approximately $60-$125.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Winchell           SCC MAIN RHS 262         19179 
Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         20234 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262           
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 and 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 13-May 16
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Kuwamoto           SCC MAIN RHS 262         20236 
Textbook
F         09:45AM-01:00PM LAB J.Kuwamoto           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, Jan 13-May 16
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Kuwamoto           SCC MAIN RHS 262         19071 
Textbook
F         09:45AM-01:00PM LAB J.Kuwamoto           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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Giovannetti        SCC MAIN RHS 262         20228 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Giovannetti        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 13-May 16
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Zimlich            SCC MAIN RHS 261         20227 
Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Giovannetti         TBA TBA                 18511 
Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 17, 2017