SRJC Course Outlines

10/1/2022 3:57:54 AMFASH 151 Course Outline as of Spring 2006

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 151Title:  FASHION APPAREL  
Full Title:  Fashion Apparel and Accessories
Last Reviewed:10/10/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 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 Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FASH 51

Catalog Description:
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As preparation for a career in fashion retailing, this course introduces students to all aspects of fashion through exploration of current trends and product information for ready-to-wear and home apparel and accessories.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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As preparation for a career in fashion retailing, this course introduces students to all aspects of fashion through exploration of current trends and product information for ready-to-wear and home apparel and accessories.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
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

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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Examine components of the fashion world and discuss the relationships
among them.
2. Differentiate among materials utilized in apparel (fashion and home).
3. Recognize and classify selling features of fashion and home apparel.
4. Describe the product development process for a variety of apparel.
5. Identify the major producers of apparel.
6. Evaluate the markets for fashion.
7. Summarize the policies and strategies in fashion retailing.
8. Provide product information to the consumer to facilitate informed
purchasing decisions.
9. Synthesize the elements of apparel and house wares for consumer appeal
and sales.
10. Determine use and care requirements of textile and non-textile
products.
11. Evaluate fashion trends and their influence on consumer decision
making.

Topics and Scope
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I. World of Fashion
 A. Environment for fashion
 B. Materials
 C. Producers
 D. Markets for fashion
II. Materials for Apparel
 A. Textiles
   1. Natural
   2. Man-made
 B. Fibers/Fabrics
 C. Finishes
 D. Colors and materials
 E. Careers
III. Producers of Apparel
 A. Product development
 B. Apparel
   1. Men's
   2. Women's
   3. Children's
 C. Accessories
   1.  Footwear
   2.  Fashion accessories
   3.  Jewelry
   4.  Cosmetics
 D. Household
   1.  Bedding
   2.  Dinnerware
 E. Careers
IV. Retail Level: The Markets for Fashion
 A. Fashion markets
 B. Sourcing and merchandising
 C. Fashion retailing
 D. Policies and strategies in fashion retailing
V. Merchandising
 A. Sales and the consumer
 B. Features of fashion and apparel
   1. Color
   2. Line
   3. Design
   4. Use and care of products
   5. Synthesizing elements
     a. fashion
     b. home apparel
VI. Fashion Trends
 A. Current trends
 B. Trend formation
   1. Media
   2. Fashion magazines
   3. Political and social climate
 C. Influence on consumer decision-making

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
1.  Compile a notebook including: lecture notes, apparel materials and
identification, examples of influences on fashion.
2. Fieldwork: product surveys.
3. Term project: 5-10 page written report and oral presentation on a
product of choice.
4.  Several objective tests.
5.  Reading from text, approximately 10-20 pages per week (variable).

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 - 40%
Term papers, Notebook
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 15%
Field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 15%
Presentation.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 35%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Short answer.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Participation and attendance.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Fashion: From Concept to Consumer. Frings, Gini Stephens. Prentice Hall,
2004.
How Fashion Works: Couture, Ready-to-Wear, and Mass Production. Waddell,
Gavin.  Blackwell Science Inc., 2004.
Consumer Behavior: In Fashion. Solomon, Michael R. and Rabolt, Nancy J.
Prentice Hall, 2003.
The Dynamics of Fashion. Stone, Elaine. Fairchild Publishing, 2004.

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