SRJC Course Outlines

10/1/2022 5:15:57 AMFASH 154 Course Outline as of Spring 2005

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 154Title:  BRIDAL CONSULTANT  
Full Title:  Bridal Consultant
Last Reviewed:3/12/2012

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled2.008 max.Lecture Scheduled16.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total16.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  32.00Total Student Learning Hours: 48.00 

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 54

Catalog Description:
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Planning a wedding from engagement through the ceremony and reception, including wedding party responsibilities, proper attire, etiquette, correspondence, food, flowers, music, and facilities.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Planning a wedding from engagement through the ceremony and reception, including wedding party responsibilities, proper attire, etiquette, correspondence, food, flowers, music, and facilities.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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.  Plan and schedule a wedding.
2.  Analyze elements of a well-planned wedding.
3.  Evaluate clients' needs in planning a wedding.
4.  Summarize a bridal consultant's job.
5.  Locate resources (own community) for wedding sites and apparel.
6.  Create a file of wedding-related businesses.
7.  Summarize appropriate wedding etiquette.
8.  Develop a 6-month wedding plan.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Planning Guide
     A. Types of weddings:
        1.  Large, formal, church wedding with a large reception at a
            country club, hotel, or home.
        2.  Formal, semiformal, or informal church or chapel wedding with
            a small home or club reception with only families and
            intimate friends.
        3.  Small wedding in church, club, or home with a few friends and
            family members followed by a reception for a larger group.
        4.  The garden, home, or club wedding followed by a reception for
            everyone.
        5.  The small chapel wedding without reception.
        6.  The military wedding at a chapel on the army post or navy
            base, followed by a reception at home or at the officer's
            club.
        7.  Other, less traditional settings.
     B. Setting your style:
        1.  Invitations/announcements/stationery.
        2.  Timelines for mailings.
        3.  Proper method of addressing mailings (etiquette).
     C. Bridal party:
        1.  Number and type of participants.
            a.  Bridesmaids
            b.  Flower girls.
            c.  Junior bridesmaids.
            d.  Ring bearer.
            e.  Ushers.
            f.  Best man.
        2.  General responsibilities of the bride's attendants and
            ushers.
        3.  Who gives the bride away?
     D. Responsibilities of the bride's family.
     E. Responsibilities of the groom's family.
     F. Wedding gifts:
        1.  Selection of bedroom linens.
        2.  Selection of dinnerware.
        3.  Selection of silver or flatware.
        4.  Selection of glassware.
        5.  Selection of other items, miscellaneous.
        6.  Registering at stores.
        7.  Displaying gifts.
        8.  Thank-you notes.
        9.  Returning gifts.
        10. Gifts for wedding attendants.
        11. Bride and groom gifts to each other.
     G. Wedding ceremony:
        1.  Music.
              a.  Preliminary.
              b.  Processional and recessional.
              c.  During the ceremony.
              d.  Reception music.
              e.  Vocalist or none.
        2.  Recording the wedding.
        3.  Photography.
     H. Wedding day:
        1.  Receiving line.
        2.  Reception details.
        3.  Wedding breakfast or dinner.
        4.  Drinks.
        5.  Dancing/music.
        6.  Menu.
        7.  Seating arrangements.
        8.  Cake.
        9.  Flowers.
        10. Saying farewells.
     I. Procedures for guests:
        1.  Acceptance of wedding invitations.
        2.  Formal regrets.
        3.  Informal acceptance and regrets.
        4.  Sending wedding gifts.
        5.  Shower gifts.
        6.  Receiving line procedures.
2.  Services:
     A.  Bridal salons.
     B.  Caterers.
     C.  Florists.
     D.  Formal wear rentals.
     E.  Photographers.
     F.  Wedding sites/locations.
     G.  Bridal consultants.
3.  Developing a calendar for all wedding plans.

Assignments:
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1.  Students will research and write a complete wedding plan that will:
   a.  Plan a wedding.
   b.  Locate wedding services.
   c.  Plan a wedding budget.
   d.  Schedule a wedding time table.
   e.  Survey wedding facilities in your town or local community.
   f.  Visit bridal salons.
2. Present an oral report on above.
3. Students will also take an objective examination.
4. Students will read from the text each 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
30 - 50%
Term project
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Class performances, Field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 10%
Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
ORAL REPORT


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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How to Have a Big Wedding on a Small Budget. Warner, Diane. Betterway
Books, 2002.
Easy Wedding Planning Plus. Lluch, Elizabeth. Wedding Solutions, 2004.
Periodicals : Modern Brides and Brides Magazine

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