FAB - FASHION

FAB-101 Introduction to Fashion Systems

This course provides students an overview of the multifaceted, global fashion industry, including sourcing, production, sustainability, wholesale and retail, marketing, calendar and technology. Students will also be introduced to major fashion milestones with a focus on the 19th through 21st centuries. Lecture [3.00]

Credits

3

FAB-102 Textile Science and Construction

This course is an introduction to textile science, including natural and synthetic fiber sourcing, and the variety of construction techniques. Emphasis is placed on identifying and evaluating fiber and fabric construction characteristics, correct use of terminology and determining appropriate uses in the design and construction of garments. Lecture [3.00] 1

Credits

3

Prerequisites

FAB-101

FAB-110 Sewing Techniques I

This course teaches the fundamentals of professional sewing and apparel construction techniques. Students learn basic cutting, sewing and finishing by hand and by machine. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

FAB-112 Flat Pattern Design I

This course focuses on garment design through flat pattern manipulation, including basic slash and spread, and pivot methods of design development. Students use the basic slopers to create original designs. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

FAB-110

Corequisites

FAB-113

FAB-113 Draping I

This course focuses on garment design through draping on a dress form using muslin. Students learn the basics of grain, line and silhouette to create their own designs. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

FAB-110

Corequisites

FAB-112

FAB-200 Fundamentals of Fashion Sketching and Presentation

This course covers basic principles and elements of fashion design with a focus on line, color, form, space, and texture. Basic body types and sketching techniques are emphasized. Students will apply the knowledge learned in Life Drawing 1 and Introduction to Fashion Systems to create fashion sketch presentations. Students will learn basic fashion proportions; develop a library of fashion croquis, basic rendering techniques for various fabrics and textures, flat technical sketching skills and presentation techniques. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART-123, ART-197, FAB-101

FAB-210 Sewing Techniques II

This course builds on Sewing Techniques 1, providing students with more advanced construction and finishing techniques, including sleeve insertion, pockets and closures. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

FAB-110

Corequisites

FAB-112 & FAB-113

FAB-212 Flat Pattern Design II

This course builds on FAB-112, providing students with more advanced flat patternmaking techniques. Students develop sloper variations including the two-piece sleeve, jacket and pleated pant slopers. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

FAB-112

Corequisites

FAB-113

FAB-213 Draping II

This course builds on FAB-113, providing students with more advanced draping techniques. Students develop design variations including the two=piece sleeve, jacket and pleated pant designs. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

FAB-113

Corequisites

FAB-212

FAB-220 Fashion Design Capstone/E-Portfolio

This course integrates all previous coursework into a final capstone project. Students will design and present two completed garments as part of a final 10-piece women's apparel collection based on current trends, including the technical specifications needed for production. In addition, students will prepare an e-portfolio of their collection. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00]

Credits

4

Prerequisites

FAB-112, FAB-213, FAB-230

Corequisites

ART-197, FAB-231

FAB-230 Trend Analysis and Product Development

This course enables students to understand, analyze and forecast fashion trends in order to successfully develop products from concept to consumer, with focus on sustainability. Students examine the fashion merchandising and marketing process, including product, price, place and promotion. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

FAB-102

FAB-231 Tech Packs: Digital Flats and Specs

This course teaches students how to develop "tech packs" and garment specification sheets using manual and digital techniques such as flat garment measurement to communicate style development. An emphasis is placed on the accurate collection and communication of data for the development of first patterns, fittings, grading and production. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

FAB-230

Corequisites

ART-107