SRJC Course Outlines

11/28/2023 12:05:02 PMFASH 50 Course Outline as of Fall 1997

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 50Title:  FASHION CAREERS  
Full Title:  Fashion Careers
Last Reviewed:3/31/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FASHN 50

Catalog Description:
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A basic study of the world of fashion merchandising: the economies, sociological and psychological factors affecting fashion merchandise. Exploration of career opportunities and requirements will be covered to help prepare students for employment in the field of fashion.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Preparation for entry level jobs in the fashion industry, such as assistant buyer, merchandise trainee and other fashion related jobs.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2014
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will be able to:
1.  Define "fashion" as well as other terms specifically related to
   the fashion industry.
2.  Examine the historical background and fashion industry and its
   influences today.
3.  Identify all segments of the fashion industry.
4.  Define and recognize the variety of job categories available and
   job responsibilities in the fashion industry.
5.  Prepare a resume and paper on interview techniques and conduct.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Dynamics of fashion.
     A. The nature, environment, movement, leaders, and business of
2.  Producers of fashion.
     A. Textiles, leather and fir, womens, childrens, mens, accessories,
        intimate apparel, and cosmetics producers.
3.  Markets for fashion.
     A. Domestic and foreign markets.
4.  Merchandising of fashion.
     A. Retailing, trends, and auxilary services.
5.  Choosing a career in fashion.
     A. Getting a job, interviews, resume, dress and behavior.

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The students will:
1.  Read text and answer assigned questions.
2.  Do a special fashion report at end of each unit of study.
3.  Do field work in retail shopping malls and stores and unit
   evaluations on observations.
4.  Have the choice of a book report or a selected topic as a term

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 40%
Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Homework problems, Field work, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Class performances, Field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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