SRJC Course Outlines

12/2/2023 5:27:53 PMFASH 55.1 Course Outline as of Fall 1997

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 55.1Title:  HISTORY OF COSTUME  
Full Title:  History of Costume
Last Reviewed:3/2/2009

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 55.1

Catalog Description:
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Study of fashion from ancient times to 20th century.  Historic and social events which influenced dress will be included.  Special emphasis is placed on how these styles affect today's fashions.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Study of fashions from ancient Egypt to 20th century.  Historic and social events which influenced dress will be included.  Special emphasis is placed on how these styles affect today's fashions.
(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 1988Inactive:Spring 2005
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:
1.  Study various cultures and historic periods.  As they investigate
   these periods they will emphasize the following:
     A. Physical fashion.
          1. location
          2. weather
     B. Socio economic factors.
          1. religion
          2. politics
          3. economy
          4. wars
          5. philosophy or lifestyle
     C. Fashion rulers of the time.
     D. Major fashion contributions for men and women.
     E. Ways in which styles of this time are incorporated into
        modern day dress.
2.  Compare and contrast various periods of historic dress, regarding
   use of silhouette, color, fabric, role of women and men and finally
   as a means for class distinction.
3.  Analyze how dress affects various aspects of our lives including
   success, happiness, status, comfort and freedom.
4.  Analyze present day fashions in terms of how they draw from historic

Topics and Scope
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1.  Historical periods of fashion.
     A. The Ancient World: Ancient Middle East & Egypt
     B. The Classical World:
        1. Crete abd Greece
        2. Etruria and Rome
        3. Byzantine Empire
     C  The Dark Ages and Medieval Period
     D. The Renaissance
     E. 17th century and the Baroque
     F. 18th century and the Rococo
     G. The French Revolution
     H. The Nineteen Century
     I. The Early 20th Century

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1. 3 exams (20% each)
2. Term paper (20% each)
3. Evaluation of Historic Film (10%)
4. Evaluation of Current Fashion for historic influences (10%)

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
40 - 60%
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 15%
Homework problems, Field work, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Completion, SHORT ANSWER
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Survey of Historic Costumes by Tortoria Etc., 2nd ed., 1995

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