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Discipline: Fashion Merchandising and Design
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Aesthetic Design in Fashion FASH 15 (VOC)
  • 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.
Clothing Construction I FASH 10 (VOC)
  • 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.
Clothing Construction II FASH 12 (VOC)
  • Students completing FASH 12 will be able to construct an adult sized long sleeve shirt with yoke, sleeve placket opening and cuffs.
  • Students completing FASH 12 will be able to construct a pant with a fly front zipper and pockets.
  • After completing the FASH 12 course, students will be able to construct a shawl collared shirt.
  • After completing the FASH 12 course, students will be able to analyze cut ratios from garment orders.
Dress, Culture and Identity FASH 14
  • 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.
Fashion Computer-Assisted Drawing FASH 25
  • Students completing FASH 25 will be able to create technical drawings of shirts which include assorted sewing seam lines, garment construction details and stitching.
  • Students completing FASH 25 will be able to create a resort swimsuit collection including textile designs, sheer fabrics and technical drawing flats.
  • After completing FASH 25 students will be able to create apparel industry technical drawings (also known as flats).
  • Upon completion of FASH 25 students will be able to create original illustrations suitable for the fashion industry.
Fashion Design by Draping FASH 22 (VOC)
  • Students completing FASH 22 will be able to create skirt and bodice pattern slopers by draping on a mannequin.
  • Students completing FASH 22 will be able to create a bias cut dress on a mannequin.
Fashion Patternmaking by Computer FASH 24
  • Students completing FASH 24 - Fashion Patternmaking by Computer will be proficient in using Gerber Patternmaking.
  • 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.
  • Students completing FASH 24 will be able to create a sized skirt with accurate point movements, grading and a fabric marker using CAD software.
Fashion Promotion FASH 63
  • 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.
Fashion Retailing FASH 59
  • After completing this course students will be able to create a retail analysis report.
  • After completing this course, students will be able to research and create a retail location analysis report.
Fashion Retailing and Production Technologies FASH 57
  • Students will create apparel spec sheets using industry software technology.
  • Students will export apparel production reports from apparel industry software into Microsoft Excel.
Introduction to Fashion FASH 8 (VOC)
  • 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.
  • 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 create color forecasting boards using digital color management application.
  • 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.
Patternmaking I FASH 21 (VOC)
  • 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.
  • After completing the FASH 21 course, students will be able to apply skills in copying (knocking off) garments from photos or sketches.
  • After completing the FASH 21 course, students will be able to apply skills in drafting completed production patterns ready to be cut and sewn.
Patternmaking II FASH 23 (VOC)
  • 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.
  • 70% of the students will earn a letter grade of C or better on this faculty developed assignment.
  • 70% of the students will earn a letter grade of C or better on the faculty developed assignment.
Retail Buying and Merchandising FASH 62 (VOC)
  • After completing this course students will be able to evaluate retail pricing using retail, cost, and mark up components.
  • After completing this course students will be able to create a six month merchandise plan for major retailers using Excel.
Textiles FASH 17 (VOC)
  • 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.
  • Students completing FASH 17 - Textiles be able to differentiate between properties of natural and synthetic fibers.
Visual Merchandising Display FASH 66
  • 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.
Work Experience in Fashion Merchandising and Retail FASH 81
  • 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.