Fashion models pose on a runway

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Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

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.

4041 6:00p-9:00p TWTh BUS 105 Armstrong R W

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.

4042 5:30p-9:45p MTWTh BUS 107 Ardell J B

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.

FASHN 9A, Fashion Illustration and Advertising 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.

1366 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUS 105 Armstrong J I

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.

1367 1:00p-3:50p MTWTh BUS 131 Armstrong R W

FASHN 88A, Independent Studies in Fashion 1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1368 Arrange-3 Hours BUS 120C Armstrong R W
Above section 1368 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 11.

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.

1370 Arrange-12 Hours Armstrong R W

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.

1371 Arrange-24 Hours Armstrong R W

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