SRJC Course Outlines

10/2/2022 6:59:39 AMFASH 112 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 112Title:  ALTERATIONS & SUSTAIN  
Full Title:  Alterations and Sustainability
Last Reviewed:2/8/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled1.506 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course provides an overview of sustainable fibers and environmentally conscious apparel manufacturing processes. Students will implement techniques such as deconstruction, alteration, repurposing, and zero waste to create original garment designs.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of FASH 70A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course provides an overview of sustainable fibers and environmentally conscious apparel manufacturing processes. Students will implement techniques such as deconstruction, alteration, repurposing, and zero waste to create original garment designs.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of FASH 70A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Employ sustainable garment construction practices to repurpose and alter garments and accessories.
2. Identify sustainable fibers and environmentally conscious manufacturing processes.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Analyze the potential impacts that conventional textile production and garment manufacturing
    have on the environment.
2. Understand zero waste garment design and pattern techniques.
3. Alter and repurpose garments to achieve desired fit and style.

Topics and Scope
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I. Sustainability and Environmental Consciousness
    A. Garment life cycle
    B. Fiber cultivation
    C. Production and manufacturing practices
    D. Fair labor practices
    E. Consumer use and care
    F. Biodegradability and recycling
 
II. Alterations
    A. Equipment tools and supplies
    B. Measuring and fitting
    C. Marking and pressing
    D. Commercial alterations
     E. Service policies and pricing
 
III. Repurposing
    A. History of rationing clothing
    B. Upcycling and combining garments and accessories
    C. Deconstruction and construction techniques
    D. Designers and manufacturers
 
IV. Zero Waste
    A. Historical perspective
    B. Textile waste
     C. Commercial pattern companies
     D. Slopers/blocks and markers
     E. Designers and manufacturers
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture Assignments:
 
1. Read approximately 10-20 pages per week from textbooks, periodicals, and online sources
2. Quizzes (3-4)
3. Research project and presentation: zero waste or upcycle designer
 
Lab assignments:
 
1. Construct 5-6 machine and hand-sewn alteration, fastener, and hem sample assignments
2. Complete 1-2 alteration project(s): applying basic to advance deconstruction and construction
    techniques, on various categories of garments
3. Complete 1-2 repurposing project(s)

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
15 - 20%
Written research project and/or presentation
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 45%
Projects: construct 1-2 alteration project(s) and 1-2 repurposed garment(s)
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Machine and hand-sewn sample assignments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion (Basics Fashion Design). 2nd ed. Gwilt, Alison. Bloomsbury. 2020
 
The Sewing Bible for Clothes Alterations: A Step by Step Practical Guide on How to Alter Clothes. Turner, Judith. New Holland. 2015 (classic)

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