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Fashion Design and Merchandising

FASHN 1, Fashion Trends and Design    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to serve both students of fashion design and fashion merchandising in preparing them to become familiar with the nature of fashion design and its components and to understand how environmental factors influence the style, color, texture, and design of garments. Fashion materials, theories of fashion adoption, sources of design inspiration, and manufacturing a garment will be discussed.

2160   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 107   Mobasheri F H

2161   12:00p-1:20p TTh   BUS 107   Mobasheri F H

4212   6:00p-9:05p M   BUS 201   Ivas L

FASHN 2, Color Analysis   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is an exploration of color theory and elements of design with emphasis on the expertise of color mixing and creative color combinations. Theory is applied to textile, fashion design, and fashion merchandising.

4213   6:15p-10:20p T   BUS 105   Reiner H G

4214   6:15p-10:20p W   BUS 107   Lake R G

FASHN 3, Apparel Construction   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is an introduction to basic sewing techniques of costume and manufacturing apparel and provides familiarization with the tools used in the fashion industry. Development of fundamental skills and terminology of clothing construction. Emphasis is on interrelationship of fabric, fiber, design and construction techniques. This course is required of all Fashion Design and Merchandising majors.

2162   8:00a-11:05a F   BUS 107   Ardell J B

   11:15a-2:20p F   BUS 107   Ardell J B

4215   6:15p-9:20p TTh   BUS 107   Rain B L

FASHN 5, Fashion Buying    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This is an introductory course in fashion buying to acquaint the students with the life of a buyer that includes considerations and practices of an executive or middle manager. The buyer’s position includes responsibilities such as making evaluations and maintaining standards that are complete and constant. This course will also present an awareness of quality effect of stocking merchandise and knowing and effectively practicing what to buy, when to buy, and how much to buy.

2163   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 107   Mobasheri F H

FASHN 6A, Pattern Analysis and Design (2,2)    2 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Fashion 3.

This course is a study of the basic pattern drafting techniques of the apparel industry and the transfer of a design to a flat pattern. Students learn to design and make their own patterns.

2164   2:30p-6:35p Sat   BUS 107   Boyadzhyan M

4216   6:15p-10:20p M   BUS 107   Khachmanyan S

FASHN 7, Fabrics for Fashion Design and Merchandising    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

A detailed study of textiles from fiber to finished fabric is covered in this course including identifications of fiber types, construction, printing, dyeing, and finishes of natural/man-made fabrics. Emphasis is on fabric design, principles of patterns, and methods of textile decoration.

2165   3:00p-6:05p MW   BUS 107   Lake R G

FASHN 9A, Fashion Illustration and Advertising (3,3)    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course will give students skill in drawing fashion figures and deals with contemporary idealized proportions used for fashion today for both fashion design and fashion merchandising. Students will develop individual style in their presentation, and learn to use their drawing as a means of communicating their ideas and designs.

2166   3:00p-6:05p T   BUS 107   Reiner H G

2167   3:00p-6:05p Th   BUS 105   Armstrong J I

FASHN 9B, Advanced Fashion Illustration and Advertising    2 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Fashion 2 and 9A.

This course provides the student with advanced techniques used to illustrate fashion and is for students of fashion design or fashion merchandising. Techniques are taught that are used for quick and realistic sketching and rendering with water color to illustrate various designs and textures.

2168   2:30p-6:35p F   A 119   Armstrong J I

FASHN 12, Fashion Show Production    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Advisory: Fashion 6A or 13.

This course is designed to give students of Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising the opportunity to learn how to plan and develop a Fashion Show.

2169   12:00p-2:35p MW   BUS 107   Mobasheri F H

FASHN 13, Draping I   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Fashion 6A.

This course covers the principles of draping and the ability to develop a pattern in three-dimensional form, opening new ways of designing and creating and recognizing the qualities of a well-designed garment.

2170   2:30p-5:45p F   BUS 107   Torda Jr B S

   6:00p-9:00p F   BUS 107   Torda Jr B S

FASHN 14, Draping II   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Fashion 13.

This course is a continuation of Fashion 13 and deals with more complex and original designs for draping. Students will learn how to analyze and interpret complicated designs by means of draping and gain enough experience and speed to create and develop more advanced designs.

2171   8:00a-11:05a MW   BUS 107   Mobasheri F H

FASHN 16, Pattern Grading    2 units

Transfer: CSU • Advisory: Fashion 6A or 9.

Grading is the process of proportionally increasing or decreasing the production pieces according to set measurements for each clothing classification (Women’s Junior Petite, Junior, Misses, Half-sizes). This is done without changing or losing the style proportions which are part of the design concept while still retaining the original lines and style of the garment. Students are introduced to and become familiar with a computer program used for grading in the fashion industry, and with the logic and rules that apply to pattern grading.

2172   8:00a-12:05p Sat   BUS 107   Roscheck C E

FASHN 18, Computer Assisted Fashion Illustration and Design    2 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Fashion 1 and 9A.

Computer-assisted applications are used as tools to design and create original and innovative work for fashion marketing or fashion design. This is an introductory course requiring basic computer skills.

2173   3:00p-5:05p MF   BUS 255    Armstrong R W

FASHN 90A, Internship    1 unit

   •   Prerequisite: A grade point average of 2.0 and an approved internship prior to enrollment.

The Internship program is designed to provide the student with on-site practical experience in a related field.

2174   Arrange-4 Hours    BUS 120   Mobasheri F H

FASHN 90B, Internship    2 units

   •   Prerequisite: 2.0 grade point average and an approved internship prior to enrollment.

The Internship Program is designed to provide the student with on-site practical experience in a related field.

2175   Arrange-8 Hours        Mobasheri F H

FASHN 90C, Internship    3 units

   •   Prerequisite: 2.0 grade point average and an approved internship prior to enrollment.

The Internship Program is designed to provide the student with on-site practical experience in a related field.

2176   Arrange-12 Hours        Mobasheri F H

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