SRJC Course Outlines

9/25/2021 12:01:21 AMFASH 141 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Reinstated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 141Title:  CONTEMP FASHN DESIGNERS  
Full Title:  Contemporary Fashion Designers
Last Reviewed:3/9/2020

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 55.2

Catalog Description:
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A study of the prominent designers and trends in fashion history from the late 19th century to today. Students will research ways that important American and international designers of the last 150 years have influenced and inspired the current fashion industry.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
A study of the prominent designers and trends in fashion history from the late 19th century to today. Students will research ways that important American and international designers of the last 150 years have influenced and inspired the current fashion industry.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent
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: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Identify the prominent fashion designers and major trends in culture, dress, and garment production from the late 19th century to the present.
2. Summarize the personal history and design philosophy of key designers
 

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Students will be able to:
 
1. Identify the prominent 20th century fashion designers and summarize their personal and
    professional history as well as their unique design philosophies.
2. Compare the lasting contributions each designer has made to the fashion industry.
3. Summarize the important historical and cultural events that have influenced fashion and
    apparel over the last 150 years.
4. Recognize basic design elements like color, line, fabrication, and silhouette, and analyze how
    fashion designers can adapt these elements into their own personal aesthetic.
5. Recognize the important role of journalists, photographers, and celebrities in the fashion
    industry.

Topics and Scope
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I. Definition of a Fashion Designer
    A. Difference between a designer and a manufacturer.
     B. Overview of fashion industry structure
     C. Price points and levels of design
    D. Elements of design aesthetic: color, line, fabric, and silhouette
 
II. Late 19th Century 1860-1900
    A. Victorian style
     B. Charles Worth and the origins of Haute Couture
    C. Doucet and Paquin
 
III. Fashions from 1900-1910
    A. Edwardian style
    B. Art Nouveau
     C. Fortuny, and the Callot Soeurs
 
IV. The 1910's- Orientalism and WWI
    A. The Ballets Russe
    B. Paul Poiret
    C. Changes during wartime
 
V. The 1920's --The Birth of Sportswear
    A. Coco Chanel
    B. Jean Lanvin
    C. Rising importance of Fashion Media
 
VI. The 1930's- Hollywood Glamour
    A. Costume designers Edith Head and Adrian
    B. Vionnet and the bias cut
    C. Elsa Scaparelli, Dada and Surrealism
    D. The Great Depression
 
VII. The 1940's -- WWII and The New Look
    A. Christian Dior
    B. Jacques Fath, Pierre Balmain
    C. Mainbocher, Norrell, McCardell
 
VIII. The 1950's --Suburban America and post-war Europe
    A. Balenciaga, Givenchy and changing silhouettes
    B. Alix Gres
    C. Charles James
 
IX. Influential Fashion Photographers
    A. Richard Avedon
    B. Annie Leibovitz
    C. Patrick Demarchelier
    D. Bill Cunningham
 
X. The 1960's Camelot, Counterculture, and the Space Age
    A. Mary Quant and Givenchy
    B. Cardin and Courreges
    C. The British invasion
 
XI. The 1970's - Revolution and Polyester
    A. Yves Saint Laurent & Karl Lagerfeld       
     B. Vivienne Westwood and Punk fashion
    C. Diane Von Furstenburg and the wrap dress
    D. Halston and Studio 54
 
XII. The 1980s - Powerdressing
    A. Armani and Versace
    B. Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta
    C. Donna Karan, Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren
    D. Yamamoto, Kawakubo, and Miyake
 
XIII. The 1990's - NAFTA and Fashion Globalization
     A. Anna Wintour
    B. Rise of the supermodel
    C. Pop, grunge, goth and hip-hop- music influences fashion
    D. Thierry Mugler & Christian Lacroix,
     E. Jean Paul Gaultier & Alexander Mcqueen
 
XIV. The 2000s - Democratization of Fashion
    A. Celebrity Fashion Designers
     B. Fashion in TV & Film
    C. Rise of Fast fashion
    D. Luxury Brand Consolidation
 
XV. The 2010 to the Present
     A. Sustainable Design
     B. Social Media Influencers

Assignments:
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1. Class journal which may include:
    a. Classroom and homework assignments
    b. Reference film reviews
    c. Fashion newspaper and magazine clippings
2. Course project which will include
     a. Written paper (minimum of 500 words)
     b. Visual and/or oral presentation research material
3. Two or more exams
4. Reading (approximately 15-20 pages per week)

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 - 30%
Written paper, class journal
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 35%
Visual and/or oral presentation research material
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 20%
Participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Who's Who in Fashion, 6th edition, by Stegemeyer, Anne. Fairchild:  2014 (classic in field).

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