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Fashion (FASH Courses)

FASH 101 Fashion Industry and Marketing

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
Course Offered: Fall
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Explores all levels of the fashion industry including marketing, job market analysis, and careers. Core components are the development of fashion goods; fashion meaning and terminology; primary markets of materials including textiles, trims, leather, and fur; secondary markets of design and production of apparel, accessories, and cosmetics. Retail market level including domestic, regional and foreign markets, global sourcing, strategies in fashion retailing; and the auxiliary level of supporting services. Course not open to students who enrolled in and received credit for FCS 137.

FASH 102 Fashion Design Analysis

3.0 units.
Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 101
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Apparel selection for the individual and society based on socio-psychological influences such as culture, history, design elements and principles, space and body analysis, coordination, and purchasing guidelines. Course not open to students who took and received credit for FCS 138.

FASH 103 Textiles

3.0 units.
Advisories: ENGL 514 - Writing Skills 4 ; or eligibility for ENGL 101
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
Course Offered: Fall
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
A consumer-oriented analysis of textile products used in the apparel and interiors industries today, including fibers, yarn, construction, fabric construction, dyeing, finishing, and labeling. Emphasis is on selection, performance, suitability, and care of textiles. Career opportunities as well as environmental and legal issues are discussed. Course not open to students who took and received credit for FCS 139. (F)

FASH 104 Historic Fashion/Costume

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
A study of period costume, its relationship to the political and social conditions of the times, evolution from related arts, and influence on modern dress. Designed for students of fashion, theater arts, and merchandising. Course not open to students who took and received credit for FCS 144. (S)

FASH 110 Apparel Construction 1

3.0 units.
Advisories: BASK 7011A - Basic Math ; and HOEC 7100A - Beg Clothing Construction
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
An introduction to the fashion industry and potential employment opportunities. Presents processes, principles, and techniques for constructing woven garments with the single needle machine, industrial single needle machine, and overlock serger machine. Emphasizing current custom and industrial techniques, including fit and care. Course not open to students who enrolled in and received credit for FCS 140.