Fashion Merchandising and Design

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
FASH 15 (VOC)Aesthetic Design in Fashion^ Students completing FASH 15 will develop pictorial collages highlighting the reasons and functions of dress/clothing ^ Students completing will develop pictorial collages, supported by definitions, of the aesthetic elements and principles of design.
FASH 10 (VOC)Clothing Construction I^ Students completing FASH 10 will be able to construct an adult short sleeve shirt with yoke and collar pursuant to apparel industry standards. ^ Students will be able to construct an adult sized pair of shorts with a fly front zipper pursuant to apparel industry standards.
FASH 12 (VOC)Clothing Construction II^ Students completing FASH 12 will be able to construct a pant with a fly front zipper and pockets. ^ Students completing FASH 12 will be able to construct an adult sized long sleeve shirt with yoke, sleeve placket opening and cuffs.
FASH 14Dress, Culture and Identity^ After completing FASH 14 students will be able to analyze the role of clothing appearance in development of the self concept. ^ After completing this course students will be able to analyze clothing expression as a result of influences from economic, political and religious institutions in historical perspective.
FASH 25Fashion Computer-Assisted Drawing^ Students completing FASH 25 will be able to create a resort swimsuit collection including textile designs, sheer fabrics and technical drawing flats. ^ Students completing FASH 25 will be able to create technical drawings of shirts which include assorted sewing seam lines, garment construction details and stitching.
FASH 22 (VOC)Fashion Design by Draping^ Students completing FASH 22 will be able to create a bias cut dress on a mannequin. ^ Students completing FASH 22 will be able to create skirt and bodice pattern sloppers by draping on a mannequin.
FASH 24Fashion Patternmaking by Computer^ Students completing FASH 24 - Fashion Patternmaking by Computer will be proficient in using Gerber Patternmaking. ^ Students completing FASH 24 will be able to create a sized skirt with accurate point movements, grading and a fabric marker using CAD software. ^ Students completing FASH 24 will be able to create an apparel pattern that includes pattern card, flip codes, fabric categories and storage folders using CAD patternmaking software.
FASH 63Fashion Promotion^ Students completing FASH will be able to research a selected brand and develop a profile of the company and the media used for marketing and advertising. ^ Students completing FASH 63 will be able to develop a creative multi-media marketing campaign for an existing business. ^ Students completing FASH 63 will be able to produce a creative multi-media marketing campaign for an existing business. ^ Students completing FASH 63 will be able to research and analyze the marketing and promotional techniques used by companies. ^ Students completing FASH 63 will understand the factors that impact companies in establishing an advertising and promotional strategy.
FASH 59 Fashion Retailing^ After completing this course students will be able to create a retail analysis report. ^ After completing this course, students will be able to compare and contrast niche markets in the fashion retail industry.
FASH 8 (VOC)Introduction to Fashion^ After completing this course, students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of core fashion terminology by relating specific terms to photos and illustrations. ^ After completing this course, students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the fashion industry trend research process through the development of a trend research and forecasting project.
FASH 21 (VOC)Patternmaking I^ Students completing FASH 21 will be able to create a Gore Skirt Pattern with notches, grainlines and cut information. ^ Students completing FASH 21 will be able to create a Mandarin Collar top with a yoke and sleeves.
FASH 23 (VOC)Patternmaking II^ Students completing FASH 23 will be able to create a pattern for a shawl collar jacket with fitted sleeves, notches, grainlines and cut information. ^ Students completing FASH 23 will be able to create a pattern with a pattern card for a lined revere collar jacket.
FASH 62 (VOC)Retail Buying and Merchandising^ After completing this course students will be able to create a six month merchandise plan for major retailers using Excel. ^ After completing this course students will be able to evaluate retail pricing using retail, cost, and mark up components. ^ FASH 62 students will be able to identify, label, and distinguish between the different facets of retail store management and leadership. ^ FASH 62 students will demonstrate understanding of the retail process by distinguishing between two competitive retailers through the development of a Retailer Report.
FASH 17 (VOC)Textiles^ Students completing FASH 17 - Textiles be able to differentiate between properties of natural and synthetic fibers. ^ Students completing FASH 17 - Textiles will be able to differentiate between properties of natural and synthetic fabrics. ^ Students completing FASH 17 will be able to develop fabrication for a group of apparel with focus on target market and fashion trends.
FASH 66Visual Merchandising Display^ After completing this course students will be able to create an in store design using CAD 2D and/or 3D software. ^ After completing this course, students will be able to create 2D and/or 3D store plan-o-grams. ^ Students completing FASH 66 will be able to create a Retail Merchandising Display that will include fixtures, lighting, mannequins, props, signage and theme pursuant to retail store standards. ^ Students completing FASH 66 will be able to utilize the correct terms when designing visual merchandising signs.
FASH 81Work Experience in Fashion Merchandising and Retail^ Students completing FASH 81 - Work Experience in Fashion will be able to complete the specific learning experiences according to the measurable objectives developed between student, employer and FASH faculty. ^ Students completing FASH 81 - Work Experience in Fashion will be able to write a three to four page evaluation of the work experience outcomes. This outcome paper will be evaluated by FASH faculty along with the employer, and the students.