SRJC Course Outlines

5/24/2024 5:41:30 AMFASH 8 Course Outline as of Fall 2024

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 8Title:  INTRO TEXTILES  
Full Title:  Introductory Textiles
Last Reviewed:3/13/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.006 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 or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CLTX 8

Catalog Description:
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Students will learn about natural, human-made, synthetic, and sustainable fiber characteristics, apparel applications, manufacturing processes, and government regulations.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Students will learn about natural, human-made, synthetic, and sustainable fiber characteristics, apparel applications, manufacturing processes, and government regulations.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
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:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Identify and select appropriate fabrics for clothing, home furnishings, and accessories.
2. Understand and compare sustainable fiber manufacturing processes with conventional systems.
3. Recognize the government regulations pertaining to the textile industry.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Define basic terminology used in the textile industry.
2. Recognize practices that consumers utilize in selecting, using, and caring for textile products.
3. Describe the characteristics and manufacturing processes for natural, human-made, synthetic, and sustainable fibers.
4. Compare the properties of various types of yarns used to produce fabrics.
5. Compare the basic characteristics of fabrics made by knitting, weaving, and felting and recognize finishes applied to increase usefulness and to alter appearance.
6. Understand the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) role pertaining to the sale and use of textile products.
7. Explain the purpose of products used in laundering operations and their effect on the environment.

Topics and Scope
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I. History of the Textile Industry
    A. Overview of the industry
    B. Historical uses of fibers and fabrics
    C.  Modern uses in medical, industrial, and agricultural industries
II. Cultural Background
    A. Current trends in textile consumption
    B. Challenges pertaining to fiber consumption
    C. Factors influencing consumer choices
III. Legal, Sustainability, and Environmental Issues
    A. Labeling laws and care regulations
    B. Laws and regulations related to safety  
     C. Environmental health and safety
    D. Disposal
    E. Recycling
IV. Textile Terminology and Physical Properties
    A. Basic vocabulary
    B. Advantages and disadvantages of specific fibers
    C. Care of fibers
V. Manufacturing and Processing of Fibers
    A. Natural
    B. Human-made
    C. Synthetic
    D. Sustainable
VI. Yarn Structure
    A. Filament
    B. Staple
    C. Fiber length and twist
     D. Fiber blends
    E. High bulk yarns
    F. Simple yarn
    G. Novelty yarn
    H. Composite yarn
VII. Fabric Construction
    A. Loom and its parts
    B. Basic weaves
    C. Fancy weaves
VIII. Knits
    A. Weft knits
    B. Warp knits
IX. Other Fabrication Methods
    A. Solutions
    B. Non-woven or fiber structure
    C. Felt
    D. Net-like structures
    E. Braids
    F. Lace
    G. Composite fabric
    H. Animal products
X. Fabric Finishes
    A. Aesthetic finishes
    B. Special purpose finishes
    C. Dyeing and printing
    D.  Natural dying and printing
XI. Care of Textile Products
    A. Factors relating to cleaning
    B. Laundering
    C. Dry cleaning
    D. Professional wet cleaning
    E. Sustainable laundering methods
XII. Textile Experiments
    A. Burn test
    B. Chemical test
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Research project or research paper (1500-2000 words)
2. Quizzes or exams (5-6)
3. Weekly reading from textbook (15-20 pages)
4. Written homework
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Textile swatch kit
2. Lab experiments, such as burning and chemical tests
3. Natural dye and printing samples
4. Handweaving project

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
25 - 40%
Written homework; research project or research paper
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
25 - 40%
Textile swatch kit; lab experiments; natural dye and print samples; handweaving project
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 35%
Quizzes or exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Basic Textiles Swatch Kit. 12th ed. Kadolph, Sara and Marcketti, Sara. Textile Fabric Consultant. 2018.
Textiles. 12th ed. Kadolph, Sara and Marcketti, Sara. Pearson. 2017 (classic).

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