SRJC Course Outlines

6/17/2024 1:14:30 AMFASHN 53 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  FASHN 53Title:  FASHION ANALYSIS  
Full Title:  Fashion Analysis
Last Reviewed:2/8/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Social and psychological aspects of clothing. Study of color, line and design as it relates to body types. Art elements as they apply to clothing.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Social & psychological aspects of clothing; color, line & design as it relates to body types.
(Grade Only)

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 2021
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.  Compare and contrast the impact of first impressions on private
   sector and business sector.
2.  Discuss and compare how clothing communicates the social, economic
   and psychological conditions of a culture.
3.  Discuss and compare the major contributions of contemporary fashion
   designers since 1900's to present day.
4.  Discuss and compare the factors influencing why clothing is worn.
5.  Define basic fashion terminology and select illustrations to
   represent twenty five terms discussed in class.
6.  Analyze various body types: ectomorph, endomorph, mesomorph.
7.  Prepare a diagram to scale of a body and evaluate the body for good
   proportion, comparing it to an ideal diagram.
8.  Select appropriate fashion styles for a body which includes, line,
   design motif, texture, proportion and scale, color and fabric.
9.  Inventory an existing wardrobe to determine the appropriateness of
   each item and how items relate to overall wardrobe plan.
10. Recognize factors that influence appearance.
11. Discuss and apply proper techniques to enhance skin, hair, nails,
   body, and dietary needs.
12. Discuss and apply various makeup techniques to create illusion.
13. Prepare a basic wardrobe plan for a working woman or man which
   includes style, fabric and color choices and an analysis of design
   theory applied.
14. Describe the theory of color analysis and analyze the various color
   theories promoted in the marketplace.
15. Assemble a color aid appropriate for hair, eye, skin and read
   example presented.
16. Discuss factors that influence good fit in clothing.
17. Discuss and compare wardrobe care for various clothing fabrics.
18. Analyze how history of clothing affects fashion today.
19. Discuss future trends in clothing design manufacturing techniques.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Impact
     A. First impression
2.  Psychological and sociological influences of dress
     A. How clothing becomes a medium of expressing the individual's
        work and feeling about self
     B. Clothing and other communications of culture
     C. Fashion - fad - style - which for you?
3.  Physical influences of appearance
     A. Your body, diet, skin, hair, and nails
     B. Grooming aids - make-up/herbal cosmetics
4.  Consumer clothing and design
     A. Form, shape, space, line, color, texture
     B. Fabric design
     C. Personal figure and color analysis
5.  Consumer clothing and design
     A. Wardrobe planning and collecting
     B. Fit in clothing
     C. Wardrobe care
     D. Shopping for clothing
6.  Brief history of clothing
7.  Future of clothing

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1.  Notebook which includes class assignments.
2.  Reference readings.
3.  Research paper or project.
4.  Bulletin board.
5.  Color aid.

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
10 - 20%
Written homework, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 35%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, SHORT ESSAY
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 35%

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