SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2024 4:19:48 AMFASH 140 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 140Title:  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 Scheduled06 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:  FASH 55.1

Catalog Description:
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Study of fashion from ancient times to the 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:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Study of fashions from ancient times to the 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)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
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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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Analyze western cultures and historic periods.      
      A. Historical rulers who have influenced fashion.
     B. Major fashion contributions for men and women.
     C. Ways in which styles of each time may be 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 ideas.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Factors to be considered in each historical period
     A. Physical fashion
          1. Location
          2. Weather
     B. Socio-economic factors
          1. Religion
          2. Politics
          3. Economy
          4. Wars
          5. Philosophy or lifestyle
2.  Historical periods of fashion
     A. The Ancient World: Ancient Middle East and Egypt
     B. The Classical World
          1. Crete and 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 Nineteenth Century
     I.  The early 20th Century
3.  Historic dress as it relates to men's and women's roles and class distinction
4.  Impact of dress on individual's lives with respect to success, happiness, status, comfort, and freedom
5.  Fashion trends today and their historic influences

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1. Three exams.
2. Term paper, 5-10 pages.
3. Written evaluation of historic film for costuming, 3-5 pages.
4. Written evaluation of current fashion for historic influences, 3-5 pages.
5. Reading from text (5-15 pages).

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 - 70%
Term papers, written reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
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
30 - 60%
Multiple choice, true/false, completion, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Survey of Historic Costumes. Tortora, Phyllis, et al.  Fairchild Publishing. 3rd Edition, 2005.

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