Apparel Design and Technology, A.A.S.

As a JCCC Apparel Design student you will study the creative process from concept through to production using technical industry standards. Key courses in Apparel Design include garment construction, pattern making, draping, computer aided design and product development.  As a student you will have the ability to create and show your original designs at the annual student produced fashion show.  The courses will introduce the most up to date industry technology in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Gerber Accumark patternmaking, and Gerber PLM.  JCCC is one of the few apparel design programs in the country to offer a key industry software program, PLM (product development lifestyle management.)  Apparel Design majors also learn about textiles, history of fashion, how to build a portfolio, and current sustainability efforts and ethical practices in the fashion industry.  Additionally you will have the opportunity to take course credit for travel to New York City and Las Vegas for the Magic trade show.  Apparel design professors have a minimum of 10+ years’ of experience in the apparel industry.  

Whether your goals are to obtain entry level positions or transfer to a design school, you will be prepared for success and have a solid foundation with an Apparel Design degree from JCCC.

Students must complete all FASH courses with a “C” or higher to be awarded the AAS degree.

(Major Code 2950; State CIP Code 50.0407)

Associate of Applied Science Degree

First Semester

FASH 121Fashion Fundamentals3
FASH 122Aesthetics for Merchandising and Design3
FASH 123Apparel Construction I4
ENGL 121Composition I*3
MATH 120Business Mathematics* (or higher)3
Total Hours16

Second Semester

FASH 124Apparel Construction II*4
FASH 130Fashion Illustration I3
FASH 131Flat Pattern Development*4
FASH 133Computer Aided Apparel Design*3
FASH 150Textiles3
Total Hours17

Summer Semester

Communicatons Elective ^3
Total Hours3
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Communications Elective

Third Semester

FASH 180Introduction to Draping *3
FASH 255Apparel Specification Technology*3
FASH 270Apparel Product Development*3
FASH 224History of Costume3
FASH 283Fashion Internship I1
Humanities Electives ^3
Total Hours16
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Humanities Electives

Fourth Semester

FASH 127Computer Aided Pattern Development*4
FASH 190Apparel Fit, Alterations and Analysis*3
FASH 275Fashion Portfolio Development*1
FASH 280Capstone: Industry Topics*3
FASH 284Fashion Internship II1
Health and/or Physical Education Elective ^1
Social Science and/or Economics Elective ^^3
Total Hours16
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Health and/or Physical Education Elective

^^

Social Science and/or Economics Elective

Total Program Hours: 68

Courses

FASH 121   Fashion Fundamentals (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to define appropriate fashion terminology and explain the structure of the industry, including the design process and marketing of the fashion product. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 121H   HON: Fashion Fundamentals (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 122   Aesthetics for Merchandising and Design (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate an understanding and apply the concept of aesthetics as it relates to the different roles of the apparel industry and the development, selection and promotion of apparel and textile products. The student will incorporate the principles and elements of design into projects designed to apply their aesthetic knowledge. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 123   Apparel Construction I (4 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply clothing construction principles, techniques and skills in apparel construction. The class will use lecture, demonstration and hands-on experience to teach the skills needed to plan and construct four garments during this class. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

FASH 124   Apparel Construction II* (4 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 123 or two years of high school apparel construction training or department approval

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply intermediate apparel construction principles, techniques and skills in the production of various garments. This continuation of FASH 123 will focus on the planning and construction of an ensemble of intermediate complexity made from muslin fitting samples, with emphasis on precise fitting alteration. This course is a suggested elective for the Fashion Merchandising program. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

FASH 125   Visual Merchandising (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to explain and apply the principles of design in visual merchandising. In addition, the student should be able to identify and explain the use of mannequins and other forms, display fixtures and lighting systems; apply color theory; and present merchandise effectively in visual displays. The student should also be able to demonstrate the use of appropriate types of displays for in-store promotions. This course is required for the Fashion Merchandising program. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 125H   HON: Visual Merchandising (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 127   Computer Aided Pattern Development* (4 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 131

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to apply the use of flat pattern techniques in developing computerized patterns for original apparel designs using the Gerber Pattern Design System technology. Students will digitize basic slopers/blocks and manipulate them into original apparel designs on the computer. This class will use a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands-on computer experience to teach the skills needed for creating digital patterns. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

FASH 127H   HON: Computer Aided Pattern Development (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 130   Fashion Illustration I (3 Hours)

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to create fashion illustrations using several different types of media and begin to develop content for their fashion portfolio. The student will be able to express and apply color, mood, detail and form in representing a variety of different types of apparel. This class includes a study of all types of fashion drawing including technical drawings, garment detail drawings and development of a full cohesive collection. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 131   Flat Pattern Development* (4 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 123

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to apply the use of flat pattern methods in developing patterns for original apparel designs. Students will hand draft a set of both standard size and custom slopers/blocks for manipulation into original pattern designs. Students will plan, develop patterns, create pattern instructions and prepare muslin samples of their designs. The class will use a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands on experience to teach the skills necessary in manual pattern development. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

FASH 131H   HON: Flat Pattern Development (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 132   Marketing Communications (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to explain advertising and promotion from an integrated marketing communications perspective that combines theory with planning, management and strategy. In addition, the student will be able to explain advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing and publicity/public relations and the need for integration of these promotional mix elements in an overall marketing communications program. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the fall semester.

FASH 132H   HON: Marketing Communications (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 133   Computer Aided Apparel Design* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 122

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to apply Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator computer skills to create original textile and apparel designs. Students will learn a variety of different techniques to create portfolio ready compositions specific to fashion design. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 133H   HON:Comp. Aided Apparel Design (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 135   Image Management (1 Hour)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to conduct an extensive wardrobe inventory. In addition, the student should be able to apply principles of personal grooming, elements of design and fabric, and accessory knowledge to the development of an individual professional wardrobe plan based on individual budget constraints. 1 hr. lecture/wk.

FASH 143   Tailoring* (4 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 124

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply advanced construction principles, techniques and skills in the production of tailored garments. This course is a continuation of FASH 124, Apparel Construction II. The class will use lecture, demonstration and hands-on experience as the student completes a trial muslin for a jacket or coat plus a finished three-piece ensemble of advanced complexity during this class. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

FASH 143H   HON: Tailoring (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 150   Textiles (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to differentiate fibers and fabrics according to their specific characteristics and to select fibers and fabrics for specific applications. In addition, the student should be able to identify properties and characteristics of natural and man-made fibers, the properties and characteristics of yarns, fabric construction methods including weaving and knitting and various finishing processes including printing and dyeing. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 150H   HON: Textiles (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 180   Introduction to Draping* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 123 and FASH 131

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply fundamental draping techniques in the development of original draped garments. This class will build on the concepts of pattern-making by using 3D fabric manipulation to create 2D garment patterns. The class will use a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands on experience. 4 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

FASH 190   Apparel Fit, Alterations and Analysis* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 124 and FASH 131

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to analyze and detect common fit problems in various types of garments and apply the knowledge of construction and pattern making to make changes and solve problems. The class will use a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands on experience to teach the skills necessary for pattern alteration to reach desired fit criteria. 4 hrs. Integrated lecture/lab/wk.

FASH 201   Advanced Garment Alterations* (4 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 143 and FASH 190

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply garment construction principles, techniques and skills in apparel construction and tailoring to formal wear and/or evening garments in need of resizing or repair. The class will use lecture, demonstration and hands-on experience to teach the skills needed to plan and execute the adjustments necessary to re-size formal and evening garments to a particular body. 6 hrs. Integrated lecture, lab/wk.

FASH 215   Field Study: MAGIC Trade Show* (1 Hour)

Prerequisites: FASH 121

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to explain the importance of the MAGIC trade show in the fashion industry and explain the different segments of the show. Students should be able to identify different types of attendees and their objectives at the show as well as attend a minimum of two conference seminars and one fashion show.

FASH 224   History of Costume (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to identify the political, economic, technological and sociological factors that have influenced Western costume worn by women, men and children from ancient Egyptian times to the present. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 224H   HON: History of Costume (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 225   Store Planning* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 125

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate the skills needed to plan and execute the display methods and store planning concepts for promoting merchandise within a large or small store interior. These plans will use the student's understanding of design, fixtures, traffic patterns, floor sets, graphics/signage and materials. This course is a requirement for the visual merchandising certificate. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the spring semester.

FASH 231   Merchandising Planning and Control* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: MATH 120

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe the management structure of retail merchandising operations, contrast merchandising functions among various types of retail operations, explain the buying process, explain the financial operations of retail merchandising and apply these principles in computer-simulated case situations. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the spring semester.

FASH 242   Product Knowledge for Merchandisers (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to evaluate a wide range of textile and nontextile products, from diamonds to table top, on the basis of specialized product knowledge. In addition, the student should be able to research brands. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 242H   HON: Product Knowledge for Merchandisers (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FASH 255   Apparel Specification Technology* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 131 and FASH 133

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to define the critical components of an apparel technical package and its importance in the product development process. Students will use industry product lifecycle management software to develop a detailed apparel technical package. The class will use lecture, demonstration and hands on experience. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 268   Field Study: The Market Center* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 121

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to identify and distinguish between national, regional and local retail market centers. In addition, the student should be able to explain the importance of market centers, analyze the marketing mix of selected retailers and describe uses of fashion auxiliary services. This is a suggested course for the Fashion Merchandising program. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the spring semester.

FASH 270   Apparel Product Development* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: FASH 123 and FASH 130 and FASH 131 and FASH 133

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to develop original garment design ideas from initial concept through to production. This includes translating market trend research, creating inspiration and concept presentation boards and continuing the design process through fabric selection and developing original patterns for first samples using flat pattern drafting and draping techniques. Students will calculate costing for their garments and develop detailed specification packages. 4 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

FASH 275   Fashion Portfolio Development* (1 Hour)

Prerequisites: FASH 121 and FASH 124 and FASH 265

Students will compile, select and create new material for their portfolio as well as evaluate their own competencies and strengths. In addition, students will create a resume and perform a mock interview to be reviewed by faculty and peers. 1 hr. lecture/wk.

FASH 277   Fashion Seminar: Career Options (2 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to define individual career goals after a thorough examination of five career areas within the fashion industry. In addition, the student should be able to explain strategies for success in the workplace. 2 hrs. lecture/wk.

FASH 280   Capstone: Industry Topics* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: 40 credit hours toward Fashion Merchandising or Design degree to be approved by the department. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to exhibit knowledge and work-based skill inherent to fashion retailing, wholesaling and manufacturing. The student will have opportunities to apply knowledge gained in prior courses analyzing industry topics. This capstone course will review and evaluate competencies that are essential for employment in the fashion industry. This course is required for the Fashion Merchandising program. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the spring semester.

FASH 283   Fashion Internship I (1 Hour)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply classroom knowledge to an actual work situation. This course offers work experience under instructional supervision in an approved training situation designed to provide practical experience in the fashion industry. A minimum of 15 hours on-the-job training/wk.

FASH 284   Fashion Internship II (1 Hour)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply classroom knowledge to an actual work situation. The student will receive 225 hours of work experience in an approved training situation designed to provide practical experience in the fashion industry. An average of 15 hours on-the-job training/wk.

FASH 285   Fashion Internship III (1 Hour)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate the skills required to advance to an entry-level management position. The student will receive 225 hours of work experience in an approved training situation designed to provide practical experience in the fashion industry. An average of 15 hours on-the-job training is required/wk.

FASH 286   Fashion Internship IV* (1 Hour)

Prerequisites: FASH 283 and FASH 284 and FASH 285 and 40 hours toward degree in Fashion Merchandising

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have received 225 hours of work experience in an approved training environment. The student should be able to demonstrate the skills required in an entry level management position. An average of 15 hours on the job training/wk. is required.

FASH 291   Independent Study* (1-7 Hour)

Prerequisites: 2.0 GPA minimum and department approval

Independent study is a directed, structured learning experience offered as an extension of the regular curriculum. It is intended to allow individual students to broaden their comprehension of the principles of and competencies associated with the discipline or program. Its purpose is to supplement existing courses with individualized, in-depth learning experiences. Such learning experiences may be undertaken independent of the traditional classroom setting, but will be appropriately directed and supervised by regular instructional staff. Total contact hours vary based on the learning experience.

FASH 121

  • Title: Fashion Fundamentals
  • Number: FASH 121
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to define appropriate fashion terminology and explain the structure of the industry, including the design process and marketing of the fashion product. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Explain the scope, economic importance, and marketing practices of the U.S. fashion industry.
  2. Define and use fashion terms correctly in class discussion or in writing.
  3. Explain the generally accepted principles governing fashion's origin and dynamics.
  4. Explain the ladies', children's, menswear, and intimate apparel industries from design to production to marketing.
  5. Explain the importance of foreign fashion producers in the American market, ranging from designer inspiration to competition in low-wage countries.
  6. Explain the impact of fashion imports into the United States, the reasons for imports, the procedures involved, and the applicable government import regulations.
  7. Identify and explain the different fashion-related businesses of fashion accessories and cosmetics.
  8. Identify the varied retailers of fashion and explain the differences among them in their merchandising techniques.
  9. Identify and explain the industries that provide the raw materials from which apparel is made.
  10. Identify and explain the auxiliary fashion enterprises that contribute to the effective functioning of the fashion business.
  11. Identify major styles that were started by a major designer of the day in report form.
  12. Identify current fashion trends through reports and analysis of designer shows. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. The Business of Fashion
   A. Define fashion marketing and explain the elements of the marketing
mix.
   B. Explain the importance of the consumer to fashion marketing
including how consumers are segmented.
   C. Differentiate between fashion marketing and fashion merchandising.

II. The Language of Fashion
   A. Distinguish between fashion, high fashion, haute couture, mass
fashion and style.
   B. Distinguish between classic and fad.
   C. List and describe the components of design.
   D. Distinguish between couturier and couturiere.

III. The Movement of Fashion
   A. List and explain the stages of the fashion life cycle.
   B. List and explain the theories of fashion adoption.
   C. Define fashion trend and identify sources of fashion trends.
   D. Identify current fashion trends from designer runway shows.

IV. The Apparel Industry from Design to Production to Marketing
   A. Explain and differentiate the ladies', men's, children's and
intimate apparel industry by location, size range and price range.
   B. List and describe the steps in apparel design.
   C. List and describe the steps in apparel production.
   D. Explain marketing strategies used in the apparel industry.

V. Foreign Fashion
   A. Distinguish between haute couture and prêt-à-porter.
   B. Identify the important haute couture and prêt-à-porter centers in
the world.
   C. Define the terminology unique to haute couture and prêt-à-porter.
   D. Explain the reasons for fashion imports.
   E. Identify low-wage-producing fashion centers.
   F. Explain trade regulations and agreements governing apparel imports.

VI. Fashion Accessories and Cosmetics
   A. List and explain the commonalities of all fashion accessory
businesses.
   B. Explain the footwear industry including level of imports,
classifications, types of companies, number of seasonal lines and price
categories.
   C. Explain the hosiery industry including types of companies, level of
imports, number of seasonal lines, industry location and the importance of
packaging.
   D. List the classifications of jewelry.
   E. Distinguish between fine, bridge and costume jewelry.
   F. Explain the differences by price, materials used and style in fine,
bridge and costume jewelry.
   G. Explain the handbag industry including types of companies, level of
imports, number of seasonal lines, price categories and merchandising
strategies.
   H. List and explain the cosmetic industry by product type and store
classification, types of companies and location of the producers.
   I. Explain the importance of marketing in cosmetics, citing examples of
marketing strategies.

VII. The Retailers of Fashion
   A. Explain the differences among the different retailers of fashion
including:
      1. Department stores
      2. Specialty stores
      3. Boutiques
      4. Warehouse clubs
      5. Category killers
      6. Factory outlets
      7. Off-price stores
      8. Direct retailers
      9. Interactive retailers
   B. Explain different merchandising techniques retailers can use for
assortment planning.

VIII. The Producers of Textiles
   A. List and explain the steps in the textile production process.
   B. List and explain the different textile dyeing procedures.
   C. Differentiate between performance and aesthetic finishes given to
fabrics.
   D. List and explain the different sources of textiles, including
primary and secondary sources.
   E. Identify the location of the textile producers.

IX. Auxiliary Fashion Enterprises
   A. Identify trade associations for the fashion industry.
   B. Identify trade periodicals for the fashion industry.
   C. Identify consumer periodicals for the fashion industry.

X. Fashion Designers
   A. Identify the important fashion designers from 1900 to current, and
explain their contribution to fashion.
   B. Select a fashion designer and research and prepare an oral report
explaining the major style(s), fashion(s), innovation(s) for which that
designer is known.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

  5% Quizzes/In-Class Assignments (cannot be made up)
 80% Exams (5)
 15% Projects
100% Total

Grading Scale:
100 - 90% = A
 89 - 80% = B
 79 - 70% = C
 69 - 60% = D
Below 60% = F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 121H

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FASH 122

  • Title: Aesthetics for Merchandising and Design
  • Number: FASH 122
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate an understanding and apply the concept of aesthetics as it relates to the different roles of the apparel industry and the development, selection and promotion of apparel and textile products. The student will incorporate the principles and elements of design into projects designed to apply their aesthetic knowledge. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the aesthetic experience as it relates to apparel, the body and the environment from sensory, emotional, cognitive and socio-cultural aspects.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of aesthetic concepts and the relationship to consumer purchase decisions for apparel and related products.
  3. Apply the elements and principles of design in analyzing, designing and creating visual presentations of apparel and textile products.
  4. Identify apparel components using proper industry terminology.
  5. Develop visual compositions to identify and communicate a design inspiration concept using current season designer collections.
  6. Describe the importance of color theory and its impact on different cultures.
  7. Recognize the social and economic characteristics of a selected target market and develop an apparel product assortment for that market.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to use historic examples as sources of design inspiration.
  9. Use appropriate fashion vocabulary in writing a detailed product description sheet.
  10. Define the differences and similarities between apparel product development and retail merchandising and understand how they work together. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Aesthetic Experience
   A. Define the aesthetic experience.
   B. Evaluate apparel, body and environment as contributors to aesthetic
experience.
   C. Describe the value derived from products and environments.
   D. Determine the factors that influence aesthetic experiences.

II. Principles and Elements of Design
   A. Define the visual elements of design and their use in apparel
design.
   B. Recognize the principles of design and their use in both apparel
design and environment.
   C. Analyze and list the qualities of a successful apparel design.
   D. Apply the principles and elements of design in the creation of a
color presentation board.

III. Inspiration
   A. Identify the sources of inspiration for designers.
   B. Explore the value of trade publications and trend services.
   C. Define the impact of historic costume and ethnic dress.
   D. Determine the impact of current events and social and economic
conditions on the fashion industry.
   E. Explore the trends associated with sustainable fashion.
   F. Research a dominant trend for the current season and create a
presentation board.

IV. The Business of Fashion Design
   A. Define the different types of apparel manufacturers.
   B. Identify the steps involved in apparel manufacturing.
   C. Outline the organization of an apparel collection.

V. Apparel Categories and Classification
   A. Demonstrate an understanding of the different apparel market
categories, their price points and how this affects the apparel designs.
   B. Explain the proportional differences for all size ranges. 
   C. Define all the major apparel categories.

VI. Line Development
   A. Analyze target markets from a demographic and psychographic
perspective.
   B. Create a saleable line of apparel or non-apparel products for a
selected target market.
   C. Produce detailed product descriptions using industry terms and
vocabulary.
   D. Produce a set of presentation boards for use in portfolio.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Class Participation  10%
Projects 60%
In Class Exercises 10%
Exams 20%
 
Grade Criteria:
90% - 100% A
80% - 89%  B
70% - 79%  C
60% - 69%  D
59% and below F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 123

  • Title: Apparel Construction I
  • Number: FASH 123
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 6
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 6

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply clothing construction principles, techniques and skills in apparel construction. The class will use lecture, demonstration and hands-on experience to teach the skills needed to plan and construct four garments during this class. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Apply knowledge of patterns, fabric and notion selection, personal need and economic considerations, and current skill level in the planning of a garment to be constructed.
  2. Recognize the relationship between pattern selection and fabric.
  3. Select fabric considering care, nap, pattern, grain, yardage, durability and esthetics qualities.
  4. Identify the relationship of the fabric motif to the amount of time and yardage needed for construction and its restrictions to garment choice.
  5. Recognize the possible ramifications of choices made for pattern, fabric and personal body type on the planning and construction process.
  6. Perform fitting and alteration of pattern to personal specifications.
  7. Interpret, adapt and follow a direction sheet as well as other instructional materials.
  8. Demonstrate construction preparation techniques including preparation of fabric, pattern layout, marking and cutting.
  9. Select and use appropriate construction tools including but not limited to shears, seam ripper, seam gauge, tailors chalk, tracing wheel and paper.
  10. Identify the parts of the sewing and serger machine and apply this knowledge to its use and care.
  11. Select appropriate machine and perform operations on a memory craft and/or serger.
  12. Demonstrate the application of clothing construction principles, techniques and skills in the garment construction process.
  13. Identify industrial equipment including lock stitch seamer, blind hemmer and sergers.
  14. Evaluate personal projects making judgments concerning the extent to which the methods, techniques and materials are accurate, effective, economical and satisfying. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Garment Planning
   A. Pattern selection
      1. Select a pattern appropriate for your sewing ability.
      2. Select a pattern appropriate for your body type.
      3. Select a pattern that will fit your measurements.
   B. Fabric selection
      1. Select fabric appropriate for chosen pattern.
      2. Select fabric in appropriate weight and texture to drape well for
chosen pattern.
      3. Select fabric with a pattern that will work well with chosen
pattern.
   C. Notion selection
      1. Use pattern to determine needed notions.
      2. Choose notions appropriate in scale and design for garment.
   D. Select a pattern that will conform to the time allowed for the
construction of the garment.

II. Pattern Fitting
   A. Take appropriate and accurate body measurements to make necessary
changes in the fit of chosen pattern.
   B. Compare pattern measurements to body measurements.
   C. Determine changes needed to be made in the fit of the pattern.
   D. Make necessary alterations in pattern to fit body measurements.

III. Construction Preparation
   A. Analyze fabric and perform any needed preparation prior to cutting.
   B. Interpret the pattern direction sheet and choose layout appropriate
to the width of your fabric.
   C. Lay out pattern, taking into account the qualities of nap, motif and
grain.

IV. Construction Tools
   A. Identify the appropriate tools for cutting, marking, pressing and
sewing.
   B. Demonstrate the ability to select and use the appropriate tools for
cutting, marking, pressing and sewing in the construction of a garment.

V. Construction Equipment
   A. Demonstrate the proper care of a sewing machine.
   B. Select the appropriate construction equipment for each step of the
construction of your garment.
   C. Properly use a sewing machine, serger, presser, seamer and blind
hemmer in the construction of your garments.

VI. Demonstrate the Following Construction Techniques in the Creation of
Your Garments
   A. Stay-stitching
   B. Darts
   C. Seams
   D. Pressing
   E. Grading and clipping
   F. Understitching
   G. Facings
   H. Seam finishes
   I. Waistbands
   J. Sleeves
   K. Collars
   L. Cuffs
   M. Handstitching
   N. Pockets
   O. Hems
   P. Interfacing
      1. Select the appropriate interfacing for your garment.
      2. Properly apply the interfacing.
   Q. Closures, including:
      1. Zippers
      2. Buttons and buttonholes
      3. Snaps
      4. Hooks and eyes
      5. Casing and elastic

VII. Evaluate the Creation of Your Garments
   A. The choice of appropriate construction techniques.
   B. The precision of the construction techniques.
   C. The choice and use of materials.
   D. The efficient use of time in the development of the garment.
   E. The cost analysis of the garment including materials and time.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

A minimum of three garments         60%
(including a minimum of one upper
and one lower torso garment)
Exams                               20%
Sample projects                     10%
Class projects                      10%
TOTAL                              100%

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 124

  • Title: Apparel Construction II*
  • Number: FASH 124
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 6
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 6

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 123 or two years of high school apparel construction training or department approval

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply intermediate apparel construction principles, techniques and skills in the production of various garments. This continuation of FASH 123 will focus on the planning and construction of an ensemble of intermediate complexity made from muslin fitting samples, with emphasis on precise fitting alteration. This course is a suggested elective for the Fashion Merchandising program. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the ability to construct garments using intermediate skill level commercial patterns.
  2. Demonstrate the required skill level for a chosen project including fabric selection, pattern selection, fit and construction techniques.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to lay out a complete outfit, unifying the different elements and determining the cost factor/savings in terms of ready-to-wear costs and professionally constructed garments.
  4. Select and use appropriate construction and pressing tools involved in more detailed garment construction including, but not limited to, a clapper, topstitching needles and guides, tailor's hams and sleeve rolls.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to line a pant and jacket.
  6. Construct a jacket using interfacings, linings, shoulder pads and other techniques involved in producing this type of garment.
  7. Construct pant using waistband, buttonholes, welt pockets and other techniques involved in producing this type of garment.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of the elements of design in interpreting existing patterns into updated or one's own designs.
  9. Select the appropriate machine for various tasks including computerized sewing machine, serger or professional sewing machine.
  10. Demonstrate the use of grain for special effects included in the cutting and construction of garments. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Ensemble Planning
   A. Demonstrate appropriate pattern selection.
   B. Demonstrate appropriate fabric selection.
   C. Demonstrate appropriate notion selection.
   D. Demonstrate appropriate time management.

II. Demonstrate Pattern Fitting and Alterations

III. Construction Preparation
   A. Demonstrate appropriate fabric preparation.
   B. Demonstrate appropriate pattern direction sheet.
   C. Demonstrate appropriate pattern layout.
      1. Nap
      2. Plaids
   D. Demonstrate appropriate cutting.
   E. Demonstrate appropriate marking.

IV. Pressing Tools
   A. Use tailoring hams.
   B. Use sleeve rolls.
   C. Use French curve.
   D. Use clapper.

V. Construction Equipment
   A. Use computerized sewing machine.
   B. Use professional sewing machine.
   C. Use blind hemmer.
   D. Demonstrate use, operation and maintenance.
   E. Demonstrate appropriate selection of equipment for task.

VI. Intermediate Construction Techniques
   A. Make shoulder pads.
   B. Make bound buttonholes.
   C. Use interfacing.
   D. Use lining.
   E. Use pad stitching.

VII. Garment Evaluation
   A. Consider construction techniques.
   B. Consider use of materials.
   C. Consider time use.
   D. Consider cost analysis.
   E. Consider personal satisfaction.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Projects (including design alterations)   80%
Project plans                             10%
Test                                      10%
TOTAL                                    100%

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students will be required to provide fabric pattern and notions for their projects.
  2. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 125

  • Title: Visual Merchandising
  • Number: FASH 125
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to explain and apply the principles of design in visual merchandising. In addition, the student should be able to identify and explain the use of mannequins and other forms, display fixtures and lighting systems; apply color theory; and present merchandise effectively in visual displays. The student should also be able to demonstrate the use of appropriate types of displays for in-store promotions. This course is required for the Fashion Merchandising program. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Design and execute window and interior displays.
  2. Identify and evaluate the elements and principles of design within visual displays.
  3. Demonstrate the principles of color theory in window and store display.
  4. Demonstrate the knowledge of the requirements for effective signage within a window display.
  5. Identify the areas of a store's interior and exterior used for visual merchandising.
  6. Identify the different types of fixtures and explain which fixture is best suited for which type(s) of merchandise.
  7. Identify the different types of mannequins and dimensional forms.
  8. Present merchandise on mannequins and dimensional forms.
  9. Explain the types of lighting systems and describe how they affect visual merchandising.
  10. Explain how and when to use props in a display.
  11. Demonstrate how to attract attention in a display.
  12. Evaluate the success of a display as it relates to the power to attract attention, selling power and communication of store image. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Visual Merchandising
   A. Define the purpose for visual merchandising.
   B. Relate the concept of store image to visual merchandising.

II. Elements and Principles of Design
   A. Define and identify the principles of design within visual displays
including line, shape, texture and emphasis.
   B. Demonstrate a knowledge of the language of color.
      1. Create a color wheel.
      2. Define the properties of color including value, intensity and
hue.
      3. Identify color schemes.
   C. Define and identify the elements of design within visual displays
including balance, emphasis, proportion and rhythm.

III. Effective Signage Within a Window Display
   A. Identify the qualities that make effective signage.
   B. Develop appropriate signage for displays.

IV. Where Display and Visual Merchandising Is Used
   A. Identify the areas of the store interiors used for visual
merchandising.
   B. Identify the areas of the store exterior used for visual
merchandising.
   C. Identify the different types of window construction and the display
limitations of each.

V. Store Fixturing
   A. Identify the different types of fixtures.
   B. Select the appropriate floor fixture considering product image and
sales per square foot.
   C. Identify and explain usage of wall fixturing.

VI. Mannequins and Dimensional Forms
   A. Identify the different types of mannequins.
   B. Identify the different types of dimensional forms.
   C. Demonstrate the ability to dress mannequins and dimensional forms.

VII. Planning Appropriate Lighting
   A. Identify the different lighting requirements within a store.
   B. Identify the different types of lighting and their advantages.

VIII. Identify the Types of Displays and Display Settings

IX. Props in Displays
   A. Explain the reasons for using props in displays.
   B. Identify sources for props.
   C. Use furniture as a prop in displays.

X. Attention-Getting Devices
   A. Identify different attention-getting devices as they are used within
displays.
   B. Use attention-getting devices.

XI. Creating a Display
   A. Create a window display.
   B. Evaluate the display as it relates to the design elements and
principles, attention-getting devices, objective of display and the
interpretation of the store's image.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Displays                           400
Exams                              300                   
Outside projects                   150
In-class projects and field trips  150
Total                             1000

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 125H

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FASH 127

  • Title: Computer Aided Pattern Development*
  • Number: FASH 127
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 6
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 6

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 131

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to apply the use of flat pattern techniques in developing computerized patterns for original apparel designs using the Gerber Pattern Design System technology. Students will digitize basic slopers/blocks and manipulate them into original apparel designs on the computer. This class will use a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands-on computer experience to teach the skills needed for creating digital patterns. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Recognize and understand the role of basic slopers/blocks in the development of an original digital pattern design.
  2. Digitize and develop a digital set of personal fit slopers consisting of five basic blocks and perform alterations to fit personal specifications.
  3. Identify terminology of manual pattern drafting and how the terms are translated into the industry standard Gerber CAD commands.
  4. Demonstrate the knowledge and application of standard pattern drafting principles in the manipulation and development of original CAD patterns using the Gerber pattern drafting system.
  5. Select and apply the appropriate CAD drafting commands in the Gerber software program including point, line, piece, edit, measure as well as other design tools and functions.
  6. Recognize the possible ramifications of choices made for pattern, fabric and personal body type on the planning and construction process taking into account construction skill level and cost of construction.
  7. Show ability to access digital storage areas, retrieve digital patterns and maintain an organized working environment within the Gerber program.
  8. Develop a production technical package complete with written instructions including suggested fabrics, efficient fabric layout options, detailed construction instructions and any other important information.
  9. Designate the growth areas within a pattern and create a graded nest for an industry standard size range using the Gerber grading features.
  10. Generate a marker for production cutting using the Gerber marker making features for a standard size range and calculate optimum fabric utilization.  

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Introduction to CAD Pattern Development 
   A. Define terminology related to flat pattern development.
   B. Demonstrate knowledge of tools and materials related to flat pattern
development. 
   C. Identify commands in Gerber Pattern Design System environment.
   D. Organize and set up digital storage areas within Gerber Pattern
Design System environment.

II. Computerized Sloper Development
   A. Digitize blocks into Gerber Pattern Design System for use in pattern
development.
   B. Digitize a pattern from an existing garment for knock off.
   C. Create a set of model form blocks including:
      i. sleeve
     ii. bodice
    iii. skirt
   D. Construct and alter a muslin fitting shell from the digitized sloper
blocks.

III. Computerized Sloper Manipulation
   A. Utilize the five basic blocks of a sloper to manipulate in the
creation of custom apparel patterns.
   B. Demonstrate the ability within Gerber Pattern Design System to:
           i. Manipulate darts
          ii. Adjust seam/hem allowance
         iii. Position grain line
          iv. Place markers and notches
   D. Show knowledge of the following Gerber menus and commands:
           i. Point
          ii. Line
         iii. Piece
          iv. View
           v. Edit

IV. Computerized Patternmaking Techniques
   A. Use digital slopers/blocks to draft the following new pattern
pieces:
          i. Collars
         ii. Facings
        iii. Pockets
         iv. Closures
          v. Yokes
         vi. Sleeves
        vii. Linings
       viii. Buttonholes
   B. Combine blocks to create new pattern pieces.
   C. Separate blocks to create new pattern pieces.
   D. Add fullness through slash and spread commands.
   E. Create pattern pieces from measurements.
   F. Copy and trace pieces for use as lining and facing pieces.
   G.   Utilize measurement commands to reshape patterns.

V. Production of Finished Patterns
   A. Identify and apply annotations to pattern pieces.
   B. Create documentation for technical package including:
          i. Detailed construction directions
         ii. Fabric suggestions
        iii. Fabric layout
         iv. Style information
   C. Demonstrate ability to shape and perfect digital patterns.
   D. Plot patterns to scale for sample making using plotter.

VI. Pattern Grading and Marker Making
   A. Identify industry standard grading rules and develop grade of
slopers.
   B. Determine growth areas in pattern pieces.
   C. Use Gerber Pattern Design System grading tools to create a fully
graded nest for a standard size range.
   D. Utilize graded patterns to create a marker layout for a custom
pattern design.
   E. Calculate the optimal use of fabric in marker and translate to
costing.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Quizzes/Class Participation        10%
Projects                        50%
Skill Sample Notebook           10%
Final Portfolio                 10%
Final Exam                      20%

Grade Criteria:

90% - 100%      A
80% - 89%       B
70% - 79%       C
60% - 69%       D
59% and below   F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 127H

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FASH 130

  • Title: Fashion Illustration I
  • Number: FASH 130
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to create fashion illustrations using several different types of media and begin to develop content for their fashion portfolio. The student will be able to express and apply color, mood, detail and form in representing a variety of different types of apparel. This class includes a study of all types of fashion drawing including technical drawings, garment detail drawings and development of a full cohesive collection. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Identify and differentiate between the various types of fashion drawings and explain their importance and application.
  2. Define all terminology and vocabulary related to fashion drawing and materials used.
  3. Develop a set of croqui drawing figures to appropriate scale and proportion for use in illustrating various types of apparel.
  4. Choose appropriate croqui pose for effective illustration of different types of apparel.
  5. Illustrate ability to apply color, shading, depth and texture.
  6. Demonstrate ability to render a wide variety of styles and fabrications in different types of media including markers and watercolors.
  7. Draw detailed technical drawing in the appropriate scale for use in technical packages and specifications.
  8. Research current market trends and fashion forces and apply them as inspiration in creation of original design ideas.
  9. Apply the principles and elements of design in the development of a cohesive collection of original designs that communicate effectively to a selected target market or brand image.
  10. Scan in original illustrations for use in creation of portfolio ready compositions.
  11. Develop full advertising layouts in Adobe Photoshop to fit an appropriate brand image.
  12. Print out and mount computer generated story boards for presentation to class. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Introduction to Fashion Illustration

A. Explain the history of fashion illustration.

B. Identify the different types of fashion drawings and their importance to the industry.

C. Define fashion drawing terminology and apparel detail components vocabulary.

D. Introduce the materials and media used in creating fashion drawings.

II. The Fashion Figure

A. Demonstrate ability to plan and draw fashion croquis to standard nine head scale including:

1. Front view

2. Back view

3. Side view

4. 3/4 view    

B. Apply the S curve techniques for drawing figures to demonstrate movement and weight distribution.

C. Create a set of fashion croquis in multiple poses for use in illustrating fashion apparel.

III. Drawing Detail Techniques 

A. Use different shading and line weight effects to create 3-dimensional forms.

B. Show ability to shade a figure from various light source positions.

C. Complete a series of exercises in drawing figure details from different angles including:

1. Faces

2. Facial features

3. Hair

4. Hands

5. Feet

IV. Drawing Clothes on the Figure

A. Identify the appropriate croqui pose for the project based on apparel type, intended audience, message and brand image.

B. Demonstrate ability to illustrate clothing complete with design details from all major apparel classifications.

1. Skirts

2. Sleeves

3. Pants

4. Shirts/Tops

5. Sweaters

6. Dresses

7. Tailored Garments

8. Sportswear

9. Lingerie/Swimwear

V. Illustrating/Rendering Fabrics

A. Evaluate different fabrication properties of texture and drape and how they affect the garment illustration.

B. Complete a series of exercises in illustrating/rendering different fabrications and surface designs including:

1. Crisp fabrics

2. Soft fabrics

3. Shiny fabrics

4. Transparent fabrics

5. Textured fabrics

6. Prints/plaids and stripes

C. Apply knowledge of shading, value, texture and drape in rendering garments.

D. Use the principles and elements of design in developing full color renderings.

E. Experiment with multiple types of media in creating renderings including:

1. Markers

2. Watercolors

3. Colored pencils

VI. Technical Drawing

A. Understand the element of proportion and scale and how they relate to technical drawing.

B. Create a set of technical drawings using a template incorporating all design details.

C. Develop break-out detail drawings for use in communicating for production.

VII. Computer Composition

A. Analyze current market trends and create a cohesive collection for a selected target market.

B. Scan original designs into the computer to be used in the creation of advertising compositions.

C. Develop a portfolio-ready composition incorporating background elements and a design layout that fit a specific brand image.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10%    Quizzes/Class Participation

50%    Projects

10%    Exercise Notebook

10%    Final Portfolio Composition

20%    Final Exam

100%    Total

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59 % = F

Caveats:

Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the fashion merchandising and fashion design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 131

  • Title: Flat Pattern Development*
  • Number: FASH 131
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 6
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 6

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 123

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to apply the use of flat pattern methods in developing patterns for original apparel designs. Students will hand draft a set of both standard size and custom slopers/blocks for manipulation into original pattern designs. Students will plan, develop patterns, create pattern instructions and prepare muslin samples of their designs. The class will use a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands on experience to teach the skills necessary in manual pattern development. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Define key industry terminology of manual pattern drafting techniques and equipment by selecting and using appropriate drafting tools including, but not limited to a designer’s neckline curve, French curve, hip curve, L square and a straight edge ruler.
  2. Demonstrate the knowledge of hand pattern drafting techniques used in the designing, manipulation and development of original apparel patterns.
  3. Recognize the role of the basic slopers/blocks in the development of original patterns.
  4. Perform alterations and fit adjustments to a basic sloper pattern for both industry standard sizes and personal measurement specifications.
  5. Construct first muslin samples for evaluation of pattern accuracy and fit.
  6. Develop a written direction sheet complete with suggested fabrics, efficient pattern layout instructions, detailed construction steps and any other information needed for production.
  7. Determine the growth points within a pattern and grade the pattern according to a manual x and y coordinate scale.
  8. Create an efficient marker for cutting and calculate optimum fabric utilization.
  9. Define the elements of garment costing including materials, labor and shipping costs and calculate final garment costs.
  10. Create a portfolio of custom designs including pattern pieces, marker, cost sheet, directions and technical drawings. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Introduction to flat pattern
   A. Define basic patternmaking terminology.
   B. Identify tools specific to patternmaking.
   C. Measure to create a model form through:
      1. Industry standards
      2. Customized measurements

II. Sloper Development
   A. Utilize patternmaking tools effectively.
   B. Create set of sloper blocks based on model form measurements
including:
      1. Front and back bodice
      2. Front and back skirt
      3. Sleeve
   C. Create muslin sample to evaluate accuracy.

III.  Sloper Manipulation
   A. Demonstrate ability to:
      1. Manipulate darts through pivoting.
      2. Develop pleats and gathers.
      3. Add fullness through slash and spread techniques.
      4. Adjust seam and hem allowances.
      5. Move seam lines.
      6. Place cross markers and notches.
      7. Position grain lines.
   B. Create accurate patterns through shaping and trueing methods.
   C. Use manipulation techniques to develop skill samples.

IV. Patternmaking techniques
   A. Utilize hand drafting techniques to create the following:
      1. Collars
      2. Sleeves
      3. Facings
      4. Pockets
      5. Closures
      6. Yokes
      7. Plackets
   B. Combine pieces to create new pattern pieces.
   C. Create three original pattern designs.

V. Finished Patterns
   A. Show knowledge of correct pattern piece labeling.
   B. Develop a detailed direction sheet.
   C. Calculate costing according to suggested fabric choices.

VI. Pattern Grading
   A. Identify growth points on patterns.
   B. Determine appropriate grading standards

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10% - Quizzes/Class Participation 
60% - Projects
20% - Skill Sample Notebook
10% - Final Portfolio

Grade Criteria:
90% - 100% A
80% - 89%  B
70% - 79%  C
60% - 69%  D
59% and below F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 131H

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FASH 132

  • Title: Marketing Communications
  • Number: FASH 132
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to explain advertising and promotion from an integrated marketing communications perspective that combines theory with planning, management and strategy. In addition, the student will be able to explain advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing and publicity/public relations and the need for integration of these promotional mix elements in an overall marketing communications program. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the fall semester.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Explain the marketing process and the role of marketing communication in the overall marketing program.
  2. Identify the elements of the marketing mix, and how they influence and interact with marketing communication strategies.
  3. Outline and explain the steps in the development of an integrated marketing communication plan.
  4. Identify the basic elements of the communication process and explain variables within the basic elements of the marketing communication process.
  5. Explain how market segmentation plays an important role in the development of an integrated marketing communication plan.
  6. Identify advantages and disadvantages of broadcast and print advertising and explain issues regarding purchase and audience measurement of each.
  7. Explain the role of sales promotion in an integrated marketing communication plan, and identify consumer promotion alternatives.
  8. Explain the role of public relations, direct marketing and supplemental media in an integrated marketing communication plan.
  9. Identify various methods for determining and allocating the marketing communication budget.
  10. Explain how firms organize for marketing communication and the role of advertising agencies and other firms that provide marketing and promotional services.
  11. Identify industry and governmental regulations and regulating agencies that govern marketing communication. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Marketing and Promotion
   A. Explain the marketing concept and how marketing communication
strategies interrelate.
   B. Identify the product, distribution and price mix elements of the
marketing process and explain
how they affect marketing communication strategies.
   C. Define integrated marketing communication.

II. The Marketing Communication Process
   A. Define communication.
   B. List and explain the elements of the marketing communication
process.
   C. Explain how variables within the elements of the marketing
communication process can affect consumer responses to marketing
communication.

III. Development of an Integrated Marketing Communication Plan
   A. Define a situation analysis.
   B. Summarize the major parts of a situation analysis.
   C. Generate and support an opportunity analysis.
   D. State marketing objectives.
   E. Select marketing strategies including targeting the market and
competitive strategies.
   F. State marketing communication objectives.
   G. Select a media plan.
   H. Generate and justify a budget.

IV. Market Segmentation
   A. Differentiate between market segmentation and market aggregation.
   B. List and explain ways to segment a market.

V. Advertising
   A. Define advertising and identify its strengths and weaknesses.
   B. Identify strengths and weaknesses of print advertising, including
newspapers and magazines.
   C. Explain issues regarding purchase and audience measurement of print
advertising, including:
      1. Types of newspapers and magazines
      2. Standard advertising units
      3. Rate structure
      4. Cost per thousand
      5. Creative flexibility
   D. Identify strengths and weaknesses of broadcast advertising,
including radio and television.
   E. Explain issues regarding purchase and audience measurement of
broadcast advertising including:
      1. Buying time and programs
      2. Rating points
      3. Cost per rating point
      4. Audience share

VI. Sales Promotion
   A. Define sales promotion and identify its strengths and weaknesses.
   B. Explain the role of sales promotion in an integrated marketing
communication plan.
   C. Identify sales promotion strategies targeted toward the consumer.

VII. Public Relations
   A. Define public relations and identify its strengths and weaknesses.
   B. Explain the role of public relations in an integrated marketing
communication plan.
   C. Identify different types of public relations programs.
   D. Explain the tools of public relations.

VIII. Direct Marketing
   A. Define direct marketing and identify its strengths and weaknesses.
   B. Explain the role of direct marketing in an integrated marketing
communication plan.
   C. Identify the different direct marketing media tools.

IX. Supplemental Media
   A. Identify supplemental marketing communication media including
outdoor and transit and their strengths and weaknesses.
   B. Identify the different forms of transit advertising.
   C. List other types of supplemental media.
   D. Explain the role of supplemental media in an integrated marketing
communication plan.

X. Budgeting for Marketing Communication
   A. Explain factors that affect marketing communication budgeting.
   B. Explain the different methods used in determining marketing
communication budgets.

XI. Organizing for Marketing Communication
   A. Define an in-house agency and identify its strengths and
weaknesses.
   B. Identify the different types of external agencies.

XII. Regulation of Marketing Communication
   A. Identify industry and government agencies that control marketing
communication.
   B. Explain regulations that govern marketing communication.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Exams (4)                              500 points
Advertising Age                         25 points
Six Month Marketing Communication Plan 150 points
TOTAL                                  675 points

Grading Scale:
   100% - 90% = A 607-675   = A
    89% - 80% = B 540-606   = B
    79% - 70% = C 472-539   = C
    69% - 60% = D 405-471   = D
    Below 60% = F Below 405 = F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 132H

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FASH 133

  • Title: Computer Aided Apparel Design*
  • Number: FASH 133
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 122

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to apply Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator computer skills to create original textile and apparel designs. Students will learn a variety of different techniques to create portfolio ready compositions specific to fashion design. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Navigate the computer work area and organize files.
  2. Define the difference between pixel and vector based computer programs.
  3. Outline final project goals and choose the appropriate tools for successful completion.
  4. Develop seasonal color swatch palettes for use in both Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  5. Define computer resolution and the challenges of working with scanned images.
  6. Identify textile repeats and create a collection of seamless digital textile repeat designs in multiple color stories.
  7. Import a scanned image to create templates for use in technical drawing.
  8. Apply a custom texture fill to a drawing using a digital textile design.
  9. Develop a layout composition for a cohesive collection of original apparel designs.
  10. Explain the impact of computer technology on the fashion industry and how it is used throughout the apparel production process. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Introduction
   A. Navigate the workspace.
   B. Set up server storage location.
   C. Organize files and folders.
   D. Access external storage areas.
   E. Demonstrate classroom technology.

II. Computer Essentials
   A. Identify all classroom hardware equipment and peripherals.
   B. Describe the difference between raster and vector images and
software.
   C. Define image resolution and its impact on the final product.
   D. Define the different color modes and explain how color is managed on
the computer.
   E. Choose the best file format for the intended final goal.

III. Basic Adobe Photoshop 
   A. Define Adobe Photoshop interface.
      1. Menus
      2. Toolbox
      3. Palettes
      4. Shortcuts
  B. Demonstrate an understanding of basic open and save commands and
organizing file structure.
  C. Create custom seasonal color palette for use in both Adobe Photoshop
and Illustrator.

IV. Computer Aided Textile Design
   A. Identify textile design repeats and demonstrate an understanding of
textile design considerations.
   B. Complete exercises that introduce the following Adobe Photoshop
concepts:
      1. Layers
      2. Selection Tools
      3. Transform Menu
      4. Image Size
      5. Pattern Definition
   C. Create a seamless repeat from a scanned image.
   D. Reduce colors in scanned image for color changes.
   E. Develop a collection of coordination repeat designs in multiple
color stories.
 
V. Computer Aided Design in the Fashion Industry
   A. Define the product development process and product management
tools.
   B. Research CAD technology specific to the fashion industry and define
the wide variety of products available.
   C. Define how technology has impacted the fashion industry.

VI. Basic Adobe Illustrator
   A. Define Adobe Illustrator interface.
      1. Menus
      2. Toolbox
      3. Palettes
      4. Shortcuts
   B. Complete exercise in creating Paths.
   C. Complete exercise in creating Shapes.

VII. Computer Aided Apparel Design
   A. Create hand drawings to be scanned into computer for use as a
template.
   B. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of detail, scale and
proportion in creating technical drawings.
   C. Complete exercises that introduce the following Adobe Illustrator
concepts:
      1. Reflect
      2. Join
      3. Group/Ungroup
   D. Create a collection of original apparel designs to be used in the
final project.
   E. Demonstrate an ability to fill silhouettes with pattern to create a
cohesive collection.

VIII. Presentation Boards
   A. Develop a portfolio ready composition to effectively display a
cohesive apparel collection to a buyer.
   B. Create an advertising layout complete with backgrounds, text and
illustrations.
   C. Present a collection of apparel to the class in a professional
manner.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10% - Class Participation
20% - In class Exercises
50% - Projects
20% - Exams
 
Grade Criteria:
90% - 100% A
80% - 89%  B
70% - 79%  C
60% - 69%  D
59% and below  F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 133H

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FASH 135

  • Title: Image Management
  • Number: FASH 135
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Contact Hours: 1
  • Lecture Hours: 1

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to conduct an extensive wardrobe inventory. In addition, the student should be able to apply principles of personal grooming, elements of design and fabric, and accessory knowledge to the development of an individual professional wardrobe plan based on individual budget constraints. 1 hr. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Conduct a clothing inventory of all his/her garments and accessories, noting condition of items and replacement cost.
  2. Explain the professional impact of grooming.
  3. Evaluate the elements and principles of design as related to dress.
  4. State the effect of color, texture, finish and fiber content of clothing and accessories on one's professional image.
  5. Develop a personalized wardrobe plan which identifies and integrates personal "self-concept" and "professional image."
  6. Demonstrate rational shopping skills.
  7. Discuss the value of one's image being in harmony with the work environment.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Define Professional Dress
   A. Relate the importance of first impressions in the work place.
   B. Define image and self-concept.
   C. Identify appropriate fashionable looks in the professional world.
   D. Recognize the power of body language in communication.

II. Overall Professional Image
   A. Demonstrate appropriate dress and grooming for an interview.
   B. Identify garments that are appropriate in:
      1. Styling
      2. Fabrics
         a. Fabric content
         b. Fabric construction
   C. Relate fabric design and its effect on personal appearance.
   D. Identify appropriate fit.

III. The Professional
   A. Describe dress for success.
   B. Describe dress for authority.
   C. Identify methods to build credibility.
   D. Identify appropriate business etiquette.

IV. Wardrobe Strategies
   A. Create a wardrobe plan.
      1. Apply life-style analysis.
      2. Relate to personal clothing inventory.
      3. Identify fundamental components.
      4. Identify wardrobe extenders.
      5. Create sample wardrobes for men and women.
   B. Wardrobe budget
      1. Explore resources.
      2. Recognize quality.
      3. Relate the relationship of price to quality.
      4. List care tips.
      5. Illustrate starting a professional wardrobe on $200.
      6. Explain shopping savvy.

V. Demonstrate Marketing Your Professional Image

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Inventory               50
Budget                  50
Self-image project      25
Class exercises        150
Exam                   125
Total                  400

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 143

  • Title: Tailoring*
  • Number: FASH 143
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 6
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 6

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 124

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply advanced construction principles, techniques and skills in the production of tailored garments. This course is a continuation of FASH 124, Apparel Construction II. The class will use lecture, demonstration and hands-on experience as the student completes a trial muslin for a jacket or coat plus a finished three-piece ensemble of advanced complexity during this class. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the ability to construct tailored garments using advanced skill level commercial patterns.
  2. Construct garments using professional details including welt pockets, piped trim, bound buttonholes, sleeve treatments, lining, interfacing hems, and underlining.
  3. Describe the relationship between fabric types, pattern selection, and desired and/or needed ease to create the desired design.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of fit to the overall design and appearance of a completed garment.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to work with fabrics requiring special care during the cutting and sewing application, for example, velvets and silks.
  6. Identify design changes required in a commercial pattern and make those pattern modifications.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to construct a muslin to fine-tune fit and transfer those necessary alterations to the flat pattern.
  8. Construct an ensemble (a coordinated set of garments consisting of three or more pieces) demonstrating the use of advanced tailoring skills.
  9. Demonstrate the ability to do professional level detail work including tucks, pleats and ??????.
  10. Demonstrate the ability to do advanced collar construction work including a two-piece rolled collar, shirt collar with standard corded neckline.
  11. Construct an ensemble (a coordinated set of garments consisting of three or more pieces), demonstrating the use of advanced construction skills. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Garment Planning
   A. Select pattern appropriate for skill level.
   B. Select suitable fabric for pattern selection.
   C. Select appropriate notions required to complete garment.
   D. Estimate cost of garment.

II. Pattern Fitting
   A. Measure body correctly.
   B. Relate body measurements to pattern measurements.
   C. Make necessary pattern alterations in order to achieve proper fit of
garment.

III. Construction Preparation
   A. Prepare fabric for cutting.
   B. Interpret principles for proper layout of patterns particular to
specific types of fabric.
   C. Demonstrate proper cutting techniques.
   D. Transfer pattern markings using tailoring tacks to fabric pieces.

IV. Construction Tools
   A. Cutting
   B. Marking
   C. Pressing
   D. Sewing (machine and manual)

V. Construction Equipment
   A. Sewing machine
   B. Serger
   C. Pressing equipment
   D. Blind hemmer

VI. Advanced Construction Techniques
   A. Take proper body measurements.
   B. Fit muslin and make pattern alterations where necessary.
   C. Select fabric.
   D. Construct welt pockets with piping.
   E. Padstitch lapels.
   F. Construct undercollar using padstitching.
   G. Construct upper collar.
   H. Construct two-piece sleeves with tailored vents.
   I. Use advanced seam finishing techniques such as Hong Kong bias tape
finishing.
   J. Insert lining into finished garment.
   K. Make shoulder pads and insert into sleeves using correct procedure.
   L. Construct sleeve head and insert into sleeve.
   M. Construct bound buttonholes and keyhole buttonholes fabricated by
hand.
   N. Set buttons.
   O. Apply professional hemming techniques for tailored vents on back of
garment.
   P. Use advanced waistband construction techniques.
   Q. Learn proper techniques for pressing tailored garments.

VII. Evaluate the Creation of Your Garments
   A. The choice of appropriate construction techniques.
   B. The precision of the tailor construction techniques.
   C. The choice and use of materials.
   D. The efficient use of time in the development of the garment.
   E. The cost analysis of the garment including materials and time.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Projects        60%
                30%
Class projects  10%     
Total          100%

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students will be required to provide fabric, pattern, notions and hand construction tools for their projects.
  2. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 143H

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FASH 150

  • Title: Textiles
  • Number: FASH 150
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to differentiate fibers and fabrics according to their specific characteristics and to select fibers and fabrics for specific applications. In addition, the student should be able to identify properties and characteristics of natural and man-made fibers, the properties and characteristics of yarns, fabric construction methods including weaving and knitting and various finishing processes including printing and dyeing. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Use textile terminology correctly.
  2. Memorize the natural fibers, both cellulosic and protein fibers.
  3. Memorize the man-made/manufactured fibers by generic name.
  4. Identify primary properties of the natural and man-made/manufactured fibers.
  5. Explain how fiber properties can be changed during fiber production, yarn construction, fabric construction and the functional and aesthetic finishing processes.
  6. Describe the fiber production processes and the effects of wear and care of these processes.
  7. Describe yarn production processes and the effects of wear and care of these processes
  8. Describe fabric production processes and the effects of wear and care of these processes.
  9. Describe the impact of production processes and selection of components on product performance and cost.
  10. State uses and care procedures of fibers and/or fabrics.
  11. Identify fiber, yarn and fabric types (i.e., name, structure, method of coloration and finishing treatments) based on visual analysis.
  12. Relate prices of fiber and fabric construction to cost of finished product.
  13. Describe current fashion trends in fibers, yarns, fabrics and finishes.  

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Introduction to Textiles
   A. Explain the diversity of textile products.
   B. Explain the importance of developing a professional knowledge of
textiles.
   C. Examine the contributions textiles make to contemporary lifestyles
as apparel, furnishings, and industrial products.

II. Product Development from a Textile Perspective
   A. Describe how textiles influence and affect product development.
   B. Review the serviceability components of textiles and textile
products.
   C. Relate product serviceability to target market needs and
expectations.

III. Textile Fibers and Their Properties
   A. List and define textile fiber property terms.
   B. Describe the relationships between fiber structure and fiber
properties or characteristics.
   C. Match fiber performance to end use requirements.

IV. Natural Cellulosic Fibers: Cotton and Flax
   A. Identify characteristics common to all cellulosic fibers and the
differences among those most commonly used.
   B. List and define the production process of each cellulosic fiber.
   C. Describe characteristics of each cellulosic fiber.
   D. Identify each cellulosic fiber.
   E. Describe the typical applications of each cellulosic fiber.
   F. Evaluate the cost and availability of each cellulosic fiber.
   G. Integrate the properties of natural cellulosic fibers with market
needs.

V. Natural Protein Fibers: Wool and Silk
   A. Identify characteristics common to all protein fibers and the
differences among those most commonly used.
   B. List and define the production process of each protein fiber.
   C. Describe characteristics of each protein fiber.
   D. Identify each protein fiber.
   E. Describe the typical applications of each protein fiber.
   F. Evaluate the cost and availability of each protein fiber.
   G. Integrate the properties of natural protein fibers with market
needs.

VI. The Fiber Manufacturing Process
   A. Compare and contrast natural and manufactured fibers.
   B. Explain the concepts related to manufacturing fibers.
   C. Describe common fiber modifications, how they are achieved, and the
functions they serve.
   D. Relate production processes to fiber modifications.
   E. Explain how fibers are engineered for end uses.

VII. Manufactured Regenerated Fibers: Rayon, Lyocell, and Acetate
   A. Describe the procedures to produce each of the manufactured
regenerated fibers.
   B. List and explain the properties of each of the manufactured
regenerated fibers.
   C. Relate fiber properties of each of the manufactured regenerated
fibers to end uses.

VIII. Synthetic Fibers: Nylon, Polyester, Olefin, Acrylic, Modacrylic,
Spandex
   A. Identify and explain the importance of synthetic fibers to the
apparel, home furnishings, and industrial products industries.
   B. List and explain the properties common to most synthetic fibers.
   C. Describe the processes used in producing each of the synthetic
fibers.
   D. Integrate performance characteristics of synthetic fibers with end
use requirements.

IX. Yarn Processing
   A. Explain the processes used in producing yarns from filament and
staple fibers.
   B. Recognize the different types and qualities of yarns.
   C. Relate yarn type to end use performance.
   D. Connect yarn properties to processing methods.
   E. Integrate fiber properties with yarn properties.
   F. Explain the reasons for blending fibers and their effects on product
performance.

X. Yarn Classifications: Spun Yarns, Smooth-Filament Yarns, Textured-Bulk
Yarns
   A. Identify and explain the classifications of yarns based on their
appearance and structure.
   B. Identify yarns when examined in fabrics
   C. Explain performance of yarns in textile products.
   D. Explain the relationship between yarn characteristics and fiber
performance.
   E. Integrate yarn selection with end use and expected performance.
   F. List and explain characteristics related to yarn quality.

XI. Basic Weaves and Fabrics: Plain, Twill, and Satin
   A. Identify parts of the loom and describe their function.
   B. List and explain the three basic weaves.
   C. Identify fabrics using the three basic weaves.

XII. Fancy Weaves and Fabrics: Dobby, Jacquard, Leno, Double Cloth, Pile,
and Slack Tension
   A. Explain the production of fancy woven fabrics.
   B Identify the technique or process used to produce fancy woven
fabrics.
   C. Integrate fabrication, yarn type, and fiber type in predicting
product performance.
   D. Relate technological advances in fabric production to market
availability and cost.

XIII. Knitting and Knit Fabrics: Weft Knitting and Warp Knitting
   A. Describe the differences between woven and knit fabrics
   B. Differentiate between weft and warp knit fabrics.
   C. Explain the characteristics of weft and warp knit fabrics.
   D. Integrate fabrication, yarn type, and fiber type in predicting
product performance.
   E. Describe the versatility of knit fabrics for apparel, home
furnishings, and industrial products.

XIV. Other Fabrication Methods: Film, Foam, Fiberweb, and Netlike
Structures, Lace, Braid, Leather and Fur
   A. Identify fabrication processes beyond weaving and knitting.
   B. Recognize fabrics made using these production methods.
   C. Integrate the performance of these other fabrication methods with
end use requirements.

XV. The Finishing Process
   A. Explain the general steps and sequence involved in fabric
finishing.
   B. Identify and explain the ways fabrics can be modified in finishing.
   C. Relate finishing to fabric quality, end-use suitability, and product
performance.

XVI. Aesthetic Finishes: Luster, Drape, Hand
   A. Explain how finishes can alter aesthetic aspects of fabrics.
   B. Describe the ways the aesthetic finishes can be applied to fabrics.
   C. Predict the performance of textiles with aesthetic finishes.
   D. Differentiate between applied designs and structural designs and the
implications for quality and performance.

XVII. Special Purpose Finishes: Shrinkage Control, Shape-Retention,
Appearance-Retention, Comfort-Related, Biological Control, and
Safety-Related
   A. Recognize the positive and negative effects of special purpose
finishes.
   B. Explain the processes used to apply special purpose finishes.
   C. Describe the problems special purpose finishes are designed to
eliminate or minimize.

XVIII. Dyeing and Printing
   A. Describe the theory, techniques, and processes of dyeing and
printing textiles.
   B. Relate quality and performance to the materials and processes used
in dyeing or printing.
   C. Differentiate among the stages of dyeing and types of printing.
   D. Relate dyeing or printing to the marketability and serviceability of
textile products.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Four Exams                                   500 points
Study & Review Questions In-Class Labs       120 points
Sample Notebook                               75 points
Properties Identification Projects            80 points
Sales Presentation                            75 points
In-Class Projects                            100 points
Homework Assignments                          20 points
TOTAL POINTS                                 970 points

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 150H

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FASH 180

  • Title: Introduction to Draping*
  • Number: FASH 180
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 4

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 123 and FASH 131

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply fundamental draping techniques in the development of original draped garments. This class will build on the concepts of pattern-making by using 3D fabric manipulation to create 2D garment patterns. The class will use a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands on experience. 4 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

Course Fees:

Supplies:

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Understand the advantages and limitations of draping and its relationship to the development of a flat pattern.

2.   Identify the tools and equipment used in a draping project and lab.

3.   Define key draping terminology.

4.   Recognize the importance of fabric grain line, characteristics and properties and the effect on the draped garment.

5.   Describe the relationship between body measurements and key points of measure in a

garment.

6.   Identify important points on a dress form and how they affect the drape of different types of garments.

7.   Apply the principles and elements of design in creation of original draped garments.

8.   Manipulate fullness, ease and balance in the development of original draped garments.

9.   Translate original draped garments into 2D flat patterns for production.

10. Demonstrate problem solving skills through fit evaluation and pattern alterations.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Draping Terminology and Tools

A. Compare and contrast draping versus drafting patterns.

B. Introduce tools and equipment used in the draping laboratory.

C. Identify key points and measurements on the dress form.

D. Define key draping terminology.

E. Analyze fabric properties and grain line.

II. Basic Blocks/Slopers

A. Prepare fabric for manipulation.

B. Explain variations ofblock/sloper types.

C. Outline steps for manipulating fabric on the dress form to create block/sloper.

D. Analyze and make corrections to basic block/sloper.

III. Upper Body Variations

A. Manipulate fabric fullness from the high point to create new designs.

B. Develop dartless shapes.

C. Introduce sleeve variations.

VI. Skirt Variations

A. Demonstrate draped skirt techniques.

B. Create bias draped skirt.

VII. Collars

A. Explain the different collar types and how they differ.

B. Develop collar variations.

VIII. Advanced Design Variations

A. Create asymmetrical designs.

B. Explore the bias of fabric and how it can affect designs.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Evaluation of student mastery of course competencies will be accomplished using the following methods:

50-60%    Assignments

30-40%    Exams 

5-10%    Attendance

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59 % = F

Caveats:

1.  Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion

Merchandising and Design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 190

  • Title: Apparel Fit, Alterations and Analysis*
  • Number: FASH 190
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 4

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 124 and FASH 131

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to analyze and detect common fit problems in various types of garments and apply the knowledge of construction and pattern making to make changes and solve problems. The class will use a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands on experience to teach the skills necessary for pattern alteration to reach desired fit criteria. 4 hrs. Integrated lecture/lab/wk.

Course Fees:

Supplies:

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Describe why fit analysis is such an important part of the product development process.
  2. Define key fit and alteration terminology used in communication throughout the product development process.
  3. Identify common problem areas and determine methods for adjusting and improving fit.
  4. Recognize the relationship between body types and apparel.
  5. Understand the importance of both specification measurements and on the body evaluation in analyzing fit.
  6. Apply knowledge of patterns, fabrics and garment construction to solving common fit related problems.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to choose the appropriate method and equipment to solve common fit problems and ready to wear alterations.
  8. Estimate and budget time necessary to accomplish the desired garment alteration.
  9. Analyze the ready to wear garments to determine if alteration is possible to achieve desired fit.
  10. Evaluate completed alterations to assess final fit results.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Fit Analysis

A. Define the importance of managing fit specifications in product development.

B. Outline the common factors that affect fit.

C. Determine methods for evaluating fit.

II. Garment Analysis

A. Analyze what adjustments can be made, if any, to achieve desired fit.

B. Select the most efficient method, machines and process for making alterations.

III. Garment Adjustments

A. Define common fit issues in the bodice area.

B. Define common fit issues with sleeves.

C. Define common fit issues with skirts.

D. Define common fit issues with pants.

IV. Detail Adjustments

A. Define common fit issues with garment closures.

B. Define common fit issues with collars.

C. Define common fit issues with lined garments.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Evaluation of student mastery of course competencies will be accomplished using the following methods:

50 - 60%    Assignments

30 - 40%    Exams                       

 0 - 20%    Attendance               

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59 % = F

Caveats:

Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of “C” or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 201

  • Title: Advanced Garment Alterations*
  • Number: FASH 201
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 6
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 6

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 143 and FASH 190

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply garment construction principles, techniques and skills in apparel construction and tailoring to formal wear and/or evening garments in need of resizing or repair. The class will use lecture, demonstration and hands-on experience to teach the skills needed to plan and execute the adjustments necessary to re-size formal and evening garments to a particular body. 6 hrs. Integrated lecture, lab/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Apply knowledge of patterns, fabrics and methods of garment construction to resizing or repairing formal and evening  garments.

  2. Recognize the relationship between the formal/evening garment and its suitability for the body type.

  3. Evaluate whether the formal/evening garment can realistically be adjusted to fit the intended body.

  4. Determine what type of alteration would achieve the best result.

  5. Identify where on the garment the alteration would be most effective.

  6. Demonstrate the ability to pin the proposed adjustment to the formal/evening garment, while it is on the body. This evaluates the most effective placements and methods to achieve the desired results.

  7. Estimate the amount of time necessary to accomplish the alteration.

  8. Develop pricing estimates appropriate for client.

  9. Select and use the appropriate construction tools, including but not limited to, shears, seam ripper, seam gauge, tailors chalk and tracing wheel and paper.

  10. Select and use the appropriate sewing machine and/or serger to perform the adjustments.

  11. Demonstrate the application of clothing construction principles, techniques and skills to formal garment alteration processes.

  12. Demonstrate the ability to use industrial equipment such as:  lock stitch machine, blind hemmer and sergers.

  13. Evaluate completed projects by making judgments concerning the extent to which the methods, techniques and materials are accurate, effective, economical and meet the client's expectations.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Resizing and repairing formal and evening garment hems

A. Demonstrate correct procedures for hemming straight, flared, pleated and lined formal skirts.

B. Demonstrate correct procedures for hemming evening gowns made of satin, taffeta, silk, tulle, chiffon, sequined, beaded and other specialty fabrics.

C. Illustrate correct hemming procedures for bridal trains working with horsehair and other garment stiffeners.

D. Shorten bridal gown petticoats working with both tulle and netting fabrications.

E. Execute hems on evening coats and jackets, both with and without lining.

F. Demonstrate proficiency in shortening jacket sleeves with cuffs, plackets, trims and ruffles.

G. Shorten evening jacket sleeves with vents.

II. Replacing and repairing formal and evening garment zippers

A. Demonstrate correct procedures for replacing zippers in formal and evening pants.

B. Illustrate correct replacement of zippers in formal skirts, dresses, jackets and coats using side lapped, centered, invisible and separating zipper application.

C. Re-attach lining fabrics surrounding zipper applications. 

III. Adjusting shoulder and neckline in formal and evening garments

A. Illustrate the procedure of "pinning out" the necessary amount of fabric to achieve a better fit. 

B. Disassemble jacket at the armhole and remove necessary fabric.

C. Re-insert sleeve into adjusted armhole.

D. Repeat same adjustments to lining.

E. Re-insert shoulder pads.

F. Adjust neckline at shoulder seam to raise neckline.

G. Adjust neckline at front and/or back to lower neckline.

IV. Downsizing all areas of formal and evening garments

A. Examine available areas for downsizing in bodice of formal garments and determine the most appropriate method of making adjustments.

B. Adjust bodice seams with boning and/or wiring. 

C. Examine available areas for downsizing in formal skirts and pants and determine the most appropriate method of making adjustments.

D. Determine if the desired adjustments are possible on the sleeve and collar sections of formal garments. This will determine the most appropriate method of adjustment to accomplish the desired effects.

V. Evaluation of formal garment to be adjusted.

A. Analyze what adjustments a garment will need to accomplish the desired results.

B. Select the most effective method of achieving necessary corrections.

C. Demonstrate the ability to use effective construction techniques.

D. Identify the most effective sewing machine(s) for adjustment projects.

E. Develop an efficient use of time in the execution of the adjustment projects.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

70%-80%    Garment Evaluations
5%-10%    Skill Samples
5%-10%    Examinations
5%-10%    Attendance
100%     Total

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59 % = F

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 215

  • Title: Field Study: MAGIC Trade Show*
  • Number: FASH 215
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Contact Hours:
  • Lecture Hours:

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 121

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to explain the importance of the MAGIC trade show in the fashion industry and explain the different segments of the show. Students should be able to identify different types of attendees and their objectives at the show as well as attend a minimum of two conference seminars and one fashion show.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Define and use vocabulary relating to the trade show environment.
  2. Explain the importance of the MAGIC show.
  3. Define the different segments of the show and their emphasis.
  4. Differentiate between a manufacturer sales rep and a buyer.
  5. Discuss manufacturing challenges.
  6. Discuss retail buyer’s challenges.
  7. Identify and discuss current trends in the different market segments in design, textiles and color.
  8. Identify the presence of auxiliary fashion services at MAGIC and their roles.
  9. Discuss the global aspect of MAGIC.
  10. Share observations on trends in retail. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. MAGIC Pre-trip Briefing 1
   A. Demonstrate that all fees paid in full.
   B. Complete all forms and paperwork needed for travel.
      1. Student Code of Conduct
      2. Emergency Contact/Medical Insurance Information
      3. Hold Harmless Agreement
   C. Communicate special requests.

II. MAGIC Pre-trip Briefing 2
   A. Demonstrate understanding of all trip rules.
   B. Explain all student expectations.
      1. Professional/Responsible Traveler Guide
      2. Journal Assignment
      3. Las Vegas Retail Report
   C. Participate in a group discussion of trip plans/arrangements.
   D. Communicate enthusiasm and excitement for the learning experience.

III. Travel Day 
   A. Demonstrate professionalism outlined in the Student Code of Conduct
handout.
   B. Complete first journal entry.
   C. Display good decision making abilities.
   D. Begin to evaluate retailers for the Las Vegas Retail Report.

IV. MAGIC Show Day 1
   A. Demonstrate professionalism outlined in the Student Code of Conduct
handout.
   B. Attend one MAGIC seminar authorized by the instructor.
   C. Evaluate one MAGIC fashion show.
   D. Explore the different areas of the MAGIC show.
   E. Observe the different roles of the MAGIC attendees.
   F. Attend and participate in group meal and discussion of days events.
   G. Continue to work on journal entries.
   H. Complete evaluation of retailers for the Las Vegas Retail Report.

V. MAGIC Show Day 2/Travel Day
   A. Demonstrate professionalism outlined in the Student Code of Conduct
handout.
   B. Attend a second MAGIC seminar authorized by the instructor.
   C. Attend scheduled vendor meeting and exhibit professional business
etiquette.
   D. Continue to explore the different areas of the MAGIC show.
   E. Continue to observe the different roles of the MAGIC attendees.
   F. Complete all journal entries.

VI. MAGIC Post-trip Debrief/Discussion
   A. Participate in discussion about the trip.
   B. Hand in all trip assignments.
   C. Complete the Professional /Responsible Traveler Evaluation.
   D. Share pictures with the rest of the group.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Course work will consist of both group projects and individual
assignments. Students will be expected to:

1. Complete individual projects.
2. Participate in group projects as assigned.
3. Participate in the planning and research of the trip.
4. Maintain a MAGIC trip journal.
5. Evaluate two Las Vegas retailers.
6. Attend and participate in class discussions.
7. Dress and behave appropriately.
8. Adhere to the Guidelines for MAGIC trip (see attached).

Grade Criteria:

Professional/Responsible Traveler           100
Journal  (8 entries at 25 pts each)         200
Las Vegas Retail Report                     100 
                                     TOTAL  400

Grading Scale:
A = 100 – 91%
B = 90 – 80%
C = 79 – 70%
D = 69 – 60%
F = 59% and below

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. In addition to the course tuition, the student will need to pay a predetermined fee to cover the following expenses: airfare, transportation, hotel, show fees and one group meal. Other expenses will be paid by the student during the time of travel.
  2. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 224

  • Title: History of Costume
  • Number: FASH 224
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to identify the political, economic, technological and sociological factors that have influenced Western costume worn by women, men and children from ancient Egyptian times to the present. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Find and use resources available to the study of dress.
  2. Trace the swing of the fashion pendulum in any silhouette of dress.
  3. Identify garment silhouettes of major time periods.
  4. Identify current modes of dress in relation to their historical developments.
  5. Identify trends in present day fashion through analysis of past fashion trends.
  6. Identify the effect of military control or lack of a dress.
  7. Identify characteristics of dress that are present during periods of male domination.
  8. Explain the relationship of accessories to the correspondence mode of dress.
  9. Identify the influential designers of America and Europe.
  10. Use correct fashion terms for the period of history being discussed.
  11. Explain the relationship of modes of dress to the lifestyle and social patterns of our times.
  12. Develop original designs using historic costumes as a basis.
  13. Predict fashion by knowledge of past fashion and its cycle. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Origin of Fashion

II. Egypt (4000-330 B.C.)

III. Mesopotamia (4000-330 B.C.)

IV. Crete and Greece (3000-300 B.C.)

V. Etruscans and Romans (750-1000 A.D.)

VI. Byzantine

VII. Early Gothic (1000-1300)

VIII. Late Gothic

IX. Baroque Period (1670-1715)

X. Rococo (1715-1719)

XI. 19th Century Women - Crinoline & Bustle

XII. 19th Century Men's

XIII. Beginning of Haute Couture - Worth

XIV. Gay Nineties

XV. 1900-1910

XVI.1910-1919

XVII. 1920's

XVIII. 1930's

XIX. 1940's

XX. Christian Dior - The New Look

XXI. 1950's

XXII. 1960's R.T.W. vs. Haute Courture

XXIII. 20th Century Men's Wear Silhouettes 

XXIV. 1970's

XXV. 1980's

XXVI. 21st Century and Beyond

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Participation                              30 
Exams (6) @ 100 pts. each                 600
Comprehensive final exam                  100
Garment research report                    70
Final project                             200
Independent research card @ 10 pts. each   70
Total Points                             1070

Grading Scale:
A = 963 - 1070
B = 856 - 962
C = 749 - 855
D = 642 - 748
F = Below 641

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 224H

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FASH 225

  • Title: Store Planning*
  • Number: FASH 225
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 125

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate the skills needed to plan and execute the display methods and store planning concepts for promoting merchandise within a large or small store interior. These plans will use the student's understanding of design, fixtures, traffic patterns, floor sets, graphics/signage and materials. This course is a requirement for the visual merchandising certificate. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the spring semester.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. List the tasks and competencies involved in store planning and design.
  2. Exhibit the ability to incorporate columns, counters, display cases, island displays, ledges and T-walls in planning store interiors.
  3. Plan 100 percent traffic areas into a store interior.
  4. Identify appropriate use of modular fixtures and systems in store planning.
  5. Identify and explain the appropriate use of fixtures.
  6. Exhibit the ability to dress fixtures.
  7. Demonstrate the techniques to stock merchandise so it reflects the dominance factor.
  8. Exhibit how to use furniture as a prop.
  9. Identify the role of graphics as it relates to store design and display.
  10. Develop calendar for display planning and the installation process.  

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Store planning and Design
   A. List the duties and areas of expertise essential to successful store
planners.
   B. Use scale in relation to floor planning.
   C. Discuss the concept of store rehabilitation.
   D. Identify the basic architectural and store planning symbols used in
floor plans.
   E. Explain the differences between an elevation and a floor plan.

II. Store interiors
   A. Identify the term focal point and describe its uses.
   B. Recognize the unique characteristics of island displays.
   C. Demonstrate the use of counters and display cases for merchandise
presentations.
   D. Explain the differences and similarities between museum cases and
Demonstration cubes.
   E. Create displays appropriate for ledges within the store.
   F. Explain how structural. columns can be used for interior display.
   G. Know the term fascia and list its uses.
   H. Describe the use of T-walls in the store interior.
   
III. 100-percent traffic areas
   A. Define a 100-percent traffic area.
   B. Create a plan for a 100-percent traffic area into a store interior.
   
IV. Modular fixtures and systems
   A. Identify the major types of modular fixtures and systems in store
planning.
   B. Explain the advantages for modular fixtures in creating a store
design for a chain store retailer.
   C. List the benefits of display systems.
   D. List and explain the items to consider when purchasing a display
system.
   E. Develop a store plan using modular fixtures and systems

V. Fixtures
   A. Identify the fixtures often used in window displays, on counters, on
ledges, and as floor fixtures.
   B. Discuss the common materials and finishes used in the manufacture of
display fixtures.
   C. Explain how and where different types of fixtures are used within
store interiors.
   D. Explain how stands are assembled and used for displays.
   E. Identify the differences among customers, valets, and drapers.
   F. Discuss how some fixtures can be "pilfer-proof."
   G. Explain the criteria for the selection of fixtures.
   H. Exhibit the ability to dress fixtures.

VI. Stocking Merchandise to Reflect a Dominance Factor
   A. Identify the six factors that can be used to provide a dominant
emphasis in visual display.
   B. Develop techniques for stocking so it reflects the dominance
factor.
   C. Explore the various ways, in which clothing may be dressed on
T-stands, stock-holders, front-to-back racks, and hang rods.
   D. Demonstrate how to create a dominance factor when stocking
merchandise,

VII. Furniture as a prop
   A Recognize how furniture can be used to set the mood in a display,
   B. Discuss uses for various types of chairs in visual presentations.
   C. Explore the types of merchandise suitable for tabletop display.
   D. Identify how the interior of an armoire or chifforobe can be
"fitted" to accommodate a variety of merchandise,
   E. Demonstrate how to use furniture as a prop.

IX. Graphics in store design and display
   A. Discuss the use of lifestyle graphics and artwork in store
displays.
   B. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of different methods for
manufacturing signs.
   C. Create graphics appropriate for case study.

X. Visual Merchandise Planning
   A. Know the importance of a calendar for display planning and
installation process.
   B. Explain the events that are included in the display calendar.
   C. List the points to consider in planning a display.
   D. Demonstrate the ability to develop a calendar for the planning and
installation process.
   E. Develop a calendar for a case study in display planning and
installation process.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Exams          40%
Case Studies   40%
Case Projects  20% 
Total         100%

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students will be required to have transportation for classes taught on site.
  2. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 231

  • Title: Merchandising Planning and Control*
  • Number: FASH 231
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: MATH 120

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe the management structure of retail merchandising operations, contrast merchandising functions among various types of retail operations, explain the buying process, explain the financial operations of retail merchandising and apply these principles in computer-simulated case situations. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the spring semester.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. State the responsibilities of the buyer, assistant buyer and store-line executives.
  2. Compare and contrast buying responsibilities among specialty stores, department stores, chain store operations and discount stores
  3. Describe the methods of buying and how the buyer works effectively and efficiently in domestic and foreign marketplaces.
  4. Explain the placement of orders and the merchandise flow upon receipt.
  5. Describe and perform the invoice calculations of payment terms and shipping terms.
  6. Describe and demonstrate initial pricing of merchandise and relevant markups.
  7. Explain repricing systems and the effect of markdowns on maintained markup, gross margin, and operating profit.
  8. Describe the purchase planning function and control of same throughout the season.
  9. Develop dollar and unit open to buy plans.
  10. Measure and evaluate sales results in dollars and units.
  11. Describe and demonstrate sales associate scheduling and productivity analysis. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Understanding Fashion Marketing
   A. Identify and define merchandise line jobs (i.e., assistant manager,
buyer, merchandise manager)
   B. Identify and define store line jobs (i.e., sales associate, sales
manager, group manager, store manager)

II. Pricing Decision Making
   A. Define and calculate initial markups
   B. Define and calculate merchandise reductions (markdowns)
   C. Define and calculate maintained mark-up

III. Merchandise Budget Planning and Control
   A. Explain and calculate beginning of month stock
   B. Explain and calculate monthly sales
   C. Explain and calculate monthly markdowns
   D. Explain and calculate planned purchases
   E. Explain and calculate average stock
   F. Explain and calculate stock turnover
   G. Examine the importance of own history and the utilization of
industry norms

IV. Planning Merchandise Assortment
   A. Calculate open to buy
   B. Calculate planned dollar purchases
   C. Calculate planned unit purchases

V. Planning Market Trips
   A. Identify and illustrate open to buy by classification and delivery
month
   B. Explain the process of resource selection
   C. Explain and evaluate the use of buying offices
   D. Explain the importance of vendor negotiations/partnerships
   E. Illustrate the process of order placement
   F. Explain techniques for follow-up on orders placed

VI. Calculating Profit or Loss Statements
   A. Identify and explain elements of a profit or loss statement
   B. Explain the effect of change on a profit or loss statement
   C. Illustrate and evaluate decision making based on analysis of a
profit or loss statement

VII. Staff Scheduling
   A. Identify hours of operation
   B. Calculate average rates of pay
   C. Define and calculate selling cost percentages
   D. Analyze the distribution of available hours
   E. Analyze the distribution of hours to staff members
   F. Explain the impact of staffing distribution on sales volume
   G. Explain and illustrate the impact of staffing decisions on profit or
loss

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Exams:      
Exam 1 = 75 points
Exam 2 = 75 points
Exam 3 = 75 points
Exam 4 = 75 points
  Total Exams:                          300 points

Homework Problems:                      350 points

Computer Projects:
Buying Plan              = 50 points
Promotional Purchases    = 50 points
Markdown Project I       = 50 points
Markdown Project II      = 50 points
6 Month Merchandise Plan = 75 points
Scheduling               = 75 points
Total Projects:                         350 points
TOTAL:                                 1000 points

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 242

  • Title: Product Knowledge for Merchandisers
  • Number: FASH 242
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to evaluate a wide range of textile and nontextile products, from diamonds to table top, on the basis of specialized product knowledge. In addition, the student should be able to research brands. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Analyze and compare different brands within one product classification and justify a conclusion on the best value.
  2. Define terms in the different product classifications.
  3. Explain criteria for determining quality of various types of merchandise including hard and soft lines.
  4. Compare price points within product classifications.
  5. Identify fashion trends in the different product classifications.
  6. Describe and demonstrate how product classification is visually merchandised and promoted.
  7. Research and analyze established specialty brand by product, philosophy and success.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Class Lectures, In-Class Speakers and Field Trips

Based on class lectures, in-class speakers and field trips addressing china, glassware, flatware, pillows, mattress pads, down, comforters, colored gemstones, diamonds and pearls, the student will be able to:

A. Define terms unique to each product classification.

B. Explain criteria for determining quality in each product classification.

C. Compare brands and price points within each product classification.

D. Identify fashion trends within each product classification.

E. Describe how each product classification is visually merchandised.

F. Explain promotional strategies used in each product classification.

II. Comparison of Products

Based on the product selected, the student will address the following criteria:

A. Product selection.

B. Research and prepare report on product.

C. Explain background information on product.

D. Compare similarities and differences of different brands within product area, including price.

E. Devise and explain criteria for evaluation of product.

F. Devise and explain testing procedures of product.

G. Explain any technical terms relating to product.

H. Compare results of tests, including price, of different brands tested within product area.

I. Justify ranking of brands, including price, within product area.

III. Brand Research

The student will address the following criteria:

A. Select an established brand.

B. Identify the company producing the brand and research its history, background and location.

C. Define terms of brand classification.

D. Describe its philosophy, style and craftsmanship.

E. Identify its successes and/or failures.

F. Name what products it is known for.

G. Identify its price point and the retail stores that sell its product

H. Research and prepare an oral report on selected brand

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Evaluation of student mastery of course competencies will be accomplished using the following methods:

Points Value:
50-60%    Assignments
40-50%    Exams
Total Points 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59 % = F

Caveats:

Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 242H

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FASH 255

  • Title: Apparel Specification Technology*
  • Number: FASH 255
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 131 and FASH 133

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to define the critical components of an apparel technical package and its importance in the product development process. Students will use industry product lifecycle management software to develop a detailed apparel technical package. The class will use lecture, demonstration and hands on experience. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

Supplies:

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of detailed information and accurate communication in the product development, sourcing and production of an apparel product.
  2. Explain the steps in the product development workflow and how they impact each other.
  3. Import and organize all necessary digital content for use in product lifestyle management (PLM) software program.
  4. Develop a detailed technical specifications package including all necessary production information using the product lifestyle management software program.
  5. Recognize key points of measure for different apparel products and build a measurement specification chart.
  6. Identify different stitch and seam types for use in development of an apparel product.
  7. Articulate step by step sewing process details.
  8. Generate a bill of materials and bill of labor including all components of garment production.
  9. Figure an accurate product cost using data from both a bill of materials and a bill of labor.
  10. Demonstrate problem solving through group projects and managing deadlines.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Technical Design

A. Define the role of a Technical Designer in the product development process.

B. Compare and contrast technical versus creative design.

C. Identify the tools and technology available to manage the process.

D. Introduce commonly used technical design terminology.

II. Product Lifestyle Management

A. Recognize how PLM software is used throughout the product development and production process.

B. Define the importance of PLM in developing a quality product that meets the needs of the target consumer.

C. Explore methods for organizing and managing various types of digital content.

III. Style & Line Lists

A. Develop a seasonal color palette in PLM to be used in development of a line.

B. Import all raw materials information including fabrics, interfacing, trims & findings.

C. Create and import technical and break-out detail drawings for use in PLM.

D. Generate a seasonal line list using imported drawings and images.

IV. Measurements

A. Understand the relationship between body size and grading.

B. Introduce sources of sizing standards.

C. Determine key points of measure for different types of apparel.

D. Develop a measurement chart complete with tolerances in PLM.

V. Costing

A. Understand the garment components that are included in a bill of materials.

B. Define different methods of determining labor costs.

C. Figure final wholesale and retail costs using bill of materials, bill of labor and estimated shipping costs.

VI. Design & Process Details

A. Define common stitch classifications and seam types used in apparel and where they are commonly used.

B. Develop detailed break-out drawings.

C. Outline steps in sewing process for different types of garments.

D. Recognize the different types of machinery used in apparel production.

E. Understand care labeling laws and packaging options for shipping.

VII. Technical Package

A. Create a portfolio ready, detailed technical package using PLM.

B. Demonstrate the ability to present and discuss the details of a technical package in a simulated interview.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Evaluation of student mastery of course competencies will be accomplished using the following methods:

50 - 60%    Assignments              

30 - 40%    Exams                       

0 - 20%    Attendance               

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59 % = F

Caveats:

1.  Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of “C” or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 268

  • Title: Field Study: The Market Center*
  • Number: FASH 268
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 121

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to identify and distinguish between national, regional and local retail market centers. In addition, the student should be able to explain the importance of market centers, analyze the marketing mix of selected retailers and describe uses of fashion auxiliary services. This is a suggested course for the Fashion Merchandising program. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the spring semester.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Define and use vocabulary relating to the market environment.
  2. Explain the importance of market centers.
  3. Develop a schedule for market week which is realistic and productive.
  4. Identify, describe and evaluate the marketing mix of five selected retail leaders.
  5. Differentiate between a manufacturer and a jobber.
  6. Discuss manufacturing capabilities and limitations.
  7. Differentiate among budget, moderate, upper moderate, designer and couture goods with a wholesale market.
  8. Identify and discuss current styles and trends in apparel design, textiles, and colors.
  9. Differentiate among characteristics of national, regional and local markets.
  10. Identify specialized uses of fashion auxiliary services. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Identify Market Vocabulary and Explanation of Various Market
Centers Including:
   A. National
   B. Regional
   C. Local
   D. Trade Associations

II. Identify the Classification Within Markets Including:
   A. Budget
   B. Moderate
   C. Upper Moderate
   D. Bridge
   E. Designer
   F. Couture

III. Describe the Manufacturing Techniques and Organization as They Relate
to:
   A. Couture
   B. Mass fashion
   C. Licensing

IV. Describe the Wholesale Marketing Techniques as They Relate to a:
   A. Jobber
   B. Manufacturer
   C. Manufacturer's representative

V. Outline the History of Kansas City Wholesalers and Retailers

VI. Define Market Positioning for Shopping Centers and Stores Including:
   A. Merchandise diversity
   B. Size of store and range of customers served
   C. Fashion distinctiveness
   D. Price competitiveness
   E. Convenience
   F. Service quality
   G. Innovativeness
   H. Lifestyle awareness
   I. Dependability
   J. Community identification

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Exams                           200 points
Critique of market experience    50 points
Journal                         100 points
Merchandise mix                 100 points
Research paper                  100 points
Quizzes                          50 points
Total                           600 points

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Course objectives do include a trip the U.S. major market center, New York City. This trip is an additional cost of approximately $750 for a five-day stay. This includes air, room, travel plans, tour costs, etc.
  2. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 270

  • Title: Apparel Product Development*
  • Number: FASH 270
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 4

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 123 and FASH 130 and FASH 131 and FASH 133

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to develop original garment design ideas from initial concept through to production. This includes translating market trend research, creating inspiration and concept presentation boards and continuing the design process through fabric selection and developing original patterns for first samples using flat pattern drafting and draping techniques. Students will calculate costing for their garments and develop detailed specification packages. 4 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.

Course Fees:

Supplies:

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:

  1. Interpret current market trends and other inspiration sources into garment designs for a specific target market.
  2. Maintain a sketchbook and use research files for further development of design concepts.
  3. Create portfolio ready inspiration and collection concept presentation boards.
  4. Demonstrate ability to choose appropriate fabric and notions to suit target market and seasonal limitations.
  5. Translate 2D design ideas into first sample garments.
  6. Produce a first pattern using both drafting and basic draping techniques.
  7. Figure preliminary garment costing and make adjustments to suit target market limitations.
  8. Develop a detailed technical specification package for use in product development.
  9. Demonstrate problem solving abilities through effective teamwork to manage deadlines.
  10. Explain the apparel product development process as it relates to both small and large business models.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Fashion Supply Chain Management

A. Define the role of apparel product development in the supply chain.

B. Explain product development variations.

C. Define the variety of technology tools available to manage the supply chain.

II. Apparel Product Development Process

A. Identify the stages of product development.

B. Demonstrate an understanding of the factors influencing product development mix.

C. Recognize the importance of consumer analysis and market segmentation.

D. Define market research tools.

III. Creative Planning

A. Explore and the different trend resources available and interpret them for use in the design process.

B. Communicate the importance of color management and the systems used in the industry.

C. Determine the impact of fabrication and notion choices in the product development process.

D. Develop a set of cohesive inspiration and color/fabrication boards for a specific target market.

IV. Line Development

A. Demonstrate an ability to classify garments by category and explain garment design detail components.

B. Define the different types of line development strategies and what makes them successful.

C. Demonstrate an ability to draw technical drawings of original apparel designs.

D. Use the principles and elements of design in development of a cohesive apparel collection concept board for a specific target market.

V. Concept to Product

A. Predict 3D form from a 2D pattern using traditional patternmaking techniques.

B. Create 3D draped designs and translate them to 2D patterns.

C. Produce first samples of original designs.

D. Demonstrate knowledge of apparel production standards and quality assurance procedures and their importance.

E. Define the role of sourcing in the apparel product development process.

F. Figure garment costing complete with raw materials, labor and estimated shipping costs and make adjustments to suit specific target market.

G. Develop a production technical package complete with specifications and costing analysis.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Evaluation of student mastery of course competencies will be accomplished using the following methods:

50 - 60%    Assignments

30 - 40%    Exams

0 - 20%    Attendance

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59 % = F

Caveats:

1.  Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 275

  • Title: Fashion Portfolio Development*
  • Number: FASH 275
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Contact Hours: 1
  • Lecture Hours: 1

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 121 and FASH 124 and FASH 265

Description:

Students will compile, select and create new material for their portfolio as well as evaluate their own competencies and strengths. In addition, students will create a resume and perform a mock interview to be reviewed by faculty and peers. 1 hr. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

Supplies:

Objectives

  1. Define fashion portfolio.
  2. Explain the purpose and value of a strong portfolio.
  3. Identify competencies and define strengths of collected work.
  4. Provide guidance in selecting appropriate projects to use in the portfolio.
  5. Create new material for addition to portfolio.
  6. Complete a professional portfolio of their work.
  7. Complete a professional resume.
  8. Evaluate the finished portfolio through a formal portfolio review process.
  9. Participate in a mock interview in front of faculty and peers.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Fashion Design/Merchandising Basics

A. Illustrate knowledge of fashion design/merchandising basics.

B. Define basic fashion design/merchandising terminology.

C. Explain the fashion design process and cycles.

D. Identify relationship between fashion design and merchandising.

II. Fashion Portfolio Development Introduction

A. Answer “What is a portfolio?”

B. Define the purposes for a portfolio.

C. Identify the value of a strong portfolio.

D. Assess the different portfolio audiences and how they may differ.

III. Fashion Portfolio Material Selection

A. Evaluate and select a portfolio case.

B. Explain the different presentation formats.

C. Select an appropriate presentation format.

IV. Fashion Portfolio Organization and Content

A. Define unique fashion portfolio contents.

1. Demonstrate knowledge of possible fashion creative content including the following:

a. textile designs

b. illustrations

c. presentation boards

d. photography

e. other

2. Demonstrate knowledge of fashion specific skills including the following:

a. technical drawings

b. specifications

c. patterns

d. markers

e. other

3. Define possible written materials for a fashion portfolio.

4. Identify possible awards to include in a fashion portfolio.

B. Assess the importance of fashion portfolio content’s focus and variety and determine the impact it may have.

C. Explore unique ways of highlighting “special skills”.

D. Examine fashion portfolio flow as it relates to presentation and audience.

V. Fashion Portfolio Evaluation

A. Define personal fashion portfolio content strengths taking into account the following:

1. Personal goals

2. Personal skills

3. Audience

4. Time and financial constraints

B. Identify fashion portfolio weaknesses to overcome

VI. Fashion Portfolio Content Creation

A. Develop a plan for fashion portfolio content creation taking into account personal evaluation and goals.

B. Identify special skills and explore how to make them unique.

C. Create new portfolio content per plan.

VII. Digital Fashion Portfolios

A. Identify computer programs and technology available for creation of a digital portfolio.

B. Explore the tools for development of portfolio websites.

VIII. Fashion Resumes

A. Visit the JCCC Career Placement Center.

B. Explain how to tailor a resume for different audiences.

C. Define unique resume styles including but not limited to the following:

1. “Design” resume

2. Corporate resume

3. Educational resume

D. Compose a personal resume using proper format and styles.

E. Produce a cover letter using proper format.

IX. Fashion Job Market

A. Demonstrate how to organize the job hunt.

B. Explore the fashion design/merchandising job market as it relates to the following:

1. Corporate organizations

2. Sole proprieties

C. Explore the fashion design/merchandising educational market as it relates to the following:

1. Proprietary/trade schools

2. Bachelors programs (BA/BS)

X. Fashion Interviews

A. Demonstrate the ability to prepare for the interview.

B. Use appropriate presentation skills and techniques in a mock interview situation.

C. Conduct a videotaped mock interview and discuss results with instructor.

D. Explain what happens after the interview and what the appropriate protocols are.

E. Define skills needed to evaluate a job offer.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Evaluation of student mastery of course competencies will be accomplished using the following methods:

40 - 60%    Assignments

10 - 30%    Exams

0 - 30%    Attendance

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59 % = F

Caveats:

  1. The student must have the supplies necessary to rework all portfolio inclusions and the funds to produce photographic portfolio material if such a form is selected.
  2. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 277

  • Title: Fashion Seminar: Career Options
  • Number: FASH 277
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2
  • Lecture Hours: 2

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to define individual career goals after a thorough examination of five career areas within the fashion industry. In addition, the student should be able to explain strategies for success in the workplace. 2 hrs. lecture/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Develop appropriate career goals after self-analysis and formulate plans for accomplishing these goals.
  2. Explore fashion career opportunities using a variety of resources, including: a) Campus Career Planning and Placement Center, b) Guest speakers and field trips, c) Library research about careers, d) Library research about companies, e) Informational interviews.
  3. Exhibit strategies for success in the workplace, a) Network with professionals in the field, b) Develop assertive communication skills, c) Exhibit the characteristics of a professional, d) Understand the traits of an ideal employee and strive to demonstrate those traits on the job. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Self-Assessment
   A. Examine personal values.
   B. Complete computerized career guidance.

II. Goal Setting
   A. Set short- and long-term goals.
   B. Develop measurement for evaluating goals for success.
   C. Develop time line for goals.

III. Career Research
   A. Describe the careers from the five areas of the fashion industry.
   B. Compile informational interviews.
   C. Attending a fashion career seminar sponsored by K.C. Fashion Group,
describe career opportunities and professional issues.
   D. Research two fashion-related careers, describing findings.
   E. Compare several annual reports from a company, citing trends and
changes opportunities.

IV. Career Success Strategies
   A. Use networking to develop five professional contacts.
   B. Exhibit professionalism in manners and dress.
   C. Exhibit initiative by conducting informational interviews.
   D. Demonstrate enthusiasm by asking questions of guest speakers.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Examinations             40%
Speaker critiques        15%
Research papers          30%
Class participation      15%
Total                   100%

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must attend Fashion Career Seminar at a cost of approximately $35.
  2. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 280

  • Title: Capstone: Industry Topics*
  • Number: FASH 280
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: 40 credit hours toward Fashion Merchandising or Design degree to be approved by the department. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to exhibit knowledge and work-based skill inherent to fashion retailing, wholesaling and manufacturing. The student will have opportunities to apply knowledge gained in prior courses analyzing industry topics. This capstone course will review and evaluate competencies that are essential for employment in the fashion industry. This course is required for the Fashion Merchandising program. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is typically taught in the spring semester.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Explain the effects of demographic and economic trends on fashion products and markets.
  2. Describe the impact of societal issues on fashion products and markets.
  3. Explain market segmentation and its application to identify target market.
  4. Apply market research to evaluate and forecast trends.
  5. Define fashion terms.
  6. Explain the structure of the fashion industry.
  7. Explain the use and care of textile fabrics.
  8. Identify fabric performance characteristics that consumers want in the use and care of merchandise.
  9. Discuss new developments and trends in the textile industry.
  10. Demonstrate ability to design a line of apparel by using a CAD program.
  11. Explain the impact of a global marketplace.
  12. Demonstrate an awareness of government and international regulations.
  13. Explain the role of international and domestic fashion centers.
  14. Identify types of retail operations.
  15. Demonstrate effective sales techniques.
  16. Demonstrate ability to figure sales cost, discounts and commissions.
  17. Explain the objectives in marketing communications.
  18. Demonstrate ability to apply design principles and elements in apparel design and visual merchandising.
  19. Demonstrate proper interview techniques.
  20. Demonstrate ability to develop appropriate resume.
  21. Demonstrate ability to set realistic short-term and long-term goals.
  22. Demonstrate workplace skills. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. The Nature of Fashion Industry
   A. Identify the effect of demographics on the fashion industry.
   B. Describe the effects of economic conditions on the fashion
industry.
   C. Describe the effects of societal issues on the fashion industry.
   D. Identify target markets within the fashion industry.
   E. Identify fashion cycles.
   F. Forecast trends within the fashion industry.
   G. Define fashion trends.
   H. Define the structure of fashion industry.

II. Textile Industry
   A. Define the use and care of textile fabrics.
   B. Identify consumer wants and needs for textiles.
   C. Explain the history of textile development.

III. Apparel Production
   A. Identify the design process.
   B. Explain the costing process of a garment.
   C. Distinguish the role of computers in manufacturing.

IV. The Global Marketplace
   A. Describe governmental and international regulations impact on the
fashion industry.
   B. Identify international and domestic fashion centers.

V. Types of Retail Operations
   A. Define a specialty.
   B. Define a department store.
   C. Define a mass merchant.
   D. Define a multiple-unit store.

VI. Workplace Skills
   A. Create job search tools.
      1. Develop a personal resume.
      2. Demonstrate interview techniques.
   B. Set long-term and short-term career goals.
   C. Demonstrate managing resources.
      1. Time
      2. Materials
      3. Money
      4. Human resources
      5. Facility
   D. Demonstrate work ethics

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Examinations                50% of grade
Projects                    25% of grade
Case studies and role plays 25% of grade
                           100%

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 283

  • Title: Fashion Internship I
  • Number: FASH 283
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Contact Hours: 15
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 15

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply classroom knowledge to an actual work situation. This course offers work experience under instructional supervision in an approved training situation designed to provide practical experience in the fashion industry. A minimum of 15 hours on-the-job training/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Locate job opportunities using one or a combination of job-search techniques.
  2. Apply for and secure a position in an approved training situation.
  3. Exhibit the ability to work with others.
  4. Exhibit punctuality, initiative, courtesy, loyalty, and honesty in the work environment.
  5. Demonstrate the congruency between grooming and dress (image) in the work environment.
  6. Demonstrate time management skills by successfully balancing school and work responsibilities.

Content Outline and Competencies:

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

The evaluation of your progress and performance on the job is a
cooperative effort between the supervisor, the facilitator and yourself.

Employer's Evaluation   175
Self Evaluation          25
TOTAL                   200 Points

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. A minimum of 15 hours per week on-the-job training is required. Students are expected to keep the Program Facilitator informed about progress and any job change.
  2. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 284

  • Title: Fashion Internship II
  • Number: FASH 284
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Contact Hours: 15
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 15

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply classroom knowledge to an actual work situation. The student will receive 225 hours of work experience in an approved training situation designed to provide practical experience in the fashion industry. An average of 15 hours on-the-job training/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Locate job opportunities using one or a combination of job-search techniques.
  2. Apply for and secure a position in an approved training situation.
  3. Exhibit the ability to work with others.
  4. Exhibit punctuality, initiative, courtesy, loyalty, and honesty in the work environment.
  5. Demonstrate the congruency between grooming and dress (image) in the work environment.
  6. Demonstrate time management skills by successfully balancing school and work responsibilities.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to work as a member of a team.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to adapt and manage change in the organizational environment.
  9. Demonstrate methods to develop and maintain harmonious relationships with other employees.
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of working within the policies and regulations of an organization. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

The evaluation of your progress and performance on the job is a
cooperative effort between the supervisor, the facilitator and yourself.

Waiver                                    25
Yellow Card                               25
Business Card                             25
Requirements                              25
Employer's Evaluation                    150
Wage and Earning Sheet (required hours)  100
Self-Evaluation                           25
Work Goals                                25
Evaluation of Work Goals                  75
Total Points                             475

Grading Scale:
A = 91 - 100%
B = 80 -  90%
C = 70 -  79%
D = 60 -  69%
F =  0 -  59%

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. A minimum of 15 hours per week on-the-job training is required. Students are expected to keep the Program Facilitator informed about progress and any job changes.
  2. Student must have transportation to and from work.
  3. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 285

  • Title: Fashion Internship III
  • Number: FASH 285
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Contact Hours: 15
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 15

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate the skills required to advance to an entry-level management position. The student will receive 225 hours of work experience in an approved training situation designed to provide practical experience in the fashion industry. An average of 15 hours on-the-job training is required/wk.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Locate job opportunities using one or a combination of job-search techniques.
  2. Apply for and secure a position in an approved training situation.
  3. Exhibit the ability to work with others.
  4. Exhibit punctuality, initiative, courtesy, loyalty, and honesty in the work environment.
  5. Demonstrate the congruency between grooming and dress (image) in the work environment.
  6. Demonstrate time management skills by successfully balancing school and work responsibilities.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to work as a member of a team.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to adapt and manage change in the organizational environment.
  9. Demonstrate methods to develop and maintain harmonious relationships with other employees.
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of working within the policies and regulations of an organization.
  11. Demonstrate the ability to set realistic short -term and long-term personal and professional goals.

Content Outline and Competencies:

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

The evaluation of your progress and performance on the job is a
cooperative effort between the supervisor, the facilitator and yourself.

Employer Evaluation     200
Self-Evaluation          50
Work Goals              100
Wage/Earnings           100
Total                   450 Points

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. A minimum of 15 hours per week on-the-job training is required. Students are expected to keep the Program Facilitator informed about progress and any job changes.
  2. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 286

  • Title: Fashion Internship IV*
  • Number: FASH 286
  • Effective Term: Fall 2014
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Contact Hours: 15
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 15

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FASH 283 and FASH 284 and FASH 285 and 40 hours toward degree in Fashion Merchandising

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have received 225 hours of work experience in an approved training environment. The student should be able to demonstrate the skills required in an entry level management position. An average of 15 hours on the job training/wk. is required.

Course Fees:

None

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Locate job opportunity using one or a combination of job search techniques.
  2. Apply for and secure a position in an approved training situation.
  3. Exhibit the ability to work with others.
  4. Exhibit punctuality, initiative, courtesy, loyalty and honesty in work environment.
  5. Demonstrate the congruency between grooming and dress (image) in the work environment.
  6. Demonstrate time management skills by successfully balancing school and work responsibilities.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to work as a member of a team.
  8. Demonstrate an ability to adapt to and manage change in the organizational environment.
  9. Demonstrate method to develop and maintain harmonious relationships with other employees.
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of working within the policies and regulations of an organization.
  11. Demonstrate the ability to set realistic short-term and long-term personal and professional goals.
  12. Demonstrate the ability to take a leadership role.
  13. Plan and run a meeting.
  14. Exhibit success of goals set for semester. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

1. An average of 15 hours per week on-the-job training in an approved
training situation is required, totaling 225 hours for semester. Keep
accurate records of hours worked, job activities and salary earned.
2. Meet with the instructor during the first two weeks of the semester to
discuss your placement and work goals for the semester.
3. Students are expected to inform the instructor of any job or supervisor
changes IN WRITING.
4. Students are expected to keep instructor informed of any problems or
conflicts that arise on the job.
5. Turn in work goals, wage and earnings sheet, and self-evaluation.
6. Fill out internship card and provide instructor with employer business
card.
7. Attend employee-employer breakfast held each spring semester.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

The evaluation of your progress and performance on the job is a
cooperative effort by the supervisor, the facilitator and yourself. See
letter for due dates.

Breakfast                       50 points
Employer/Instructor Evaluation 200 points
Self-Evaluation                 50 points
Work Goals                     150 points
Wage/Earnings                  100 points
TOTAL                          550 points

1. If you work less than 225 hours per semester, your final grade will be
lowered proportionally.
2. Late assignments will be penalized 20% and will not be accepted for
credit after one week following the due date.
3. Your work performance should reflect positively on the fashion
merchandising program at JCCC at all times. If your behavior is deemed by
your instructor to be damaging to the reputation of our program, your
final grade will be lowered one full letter grade. Examples of situations
that will lower your grade include:
   a. If you are fired from your job for reasons in your control.
   b. If you quit your job without giving two weeks' notice.
   c. If you exhibit poor work ethics like being late repeatedly, calling
in sick too often, or poor attitude.

Grading Scale:
   A = 91 - 100%
   B = 80 - 90
   C = 70 - 79
   D = 60 - 69
   F =  0 - 59

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Students must have transportation to and from work.
  2. Students must attend employee-employer breakfast.
  3. Students must pass all FASH courses with a grade of "C" or higher for the Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design degrees. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability, and if you will be requesting accommodations, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services. Access Services will recommend any appropriate accommodations to your professor and his/her director. The professor and director will identify for you which accommodations will be arranged.

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you desire support services, contact the office of Access Services for Students With Disabilities (913) 469-8500, ext. 3521 or TDD (913) 469-3885. The Access Services office is located in the Success Center on the second floor of the Student Center.

FASH 291

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