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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.

1380   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUS 107   Mobasheri F H

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.

1381   12:45p-5:05p MTWTh   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.

1382   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 107   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.

1385   Arrange-24 Hours        Mobasheri F H

Above section 1385 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 15.

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