Fashion Studies

Fashion Studies

Design, manufacture, and market clothing and other textile products, as well as study the history, sociology and economics of clothing and textile arts.

Fashion Studies 9- No prerequisite (non credit course)

Fashion Studies 10- No prerequisite (credits earned vary)

FAS1000: FASHION ILLUSTRATION 1: Students discover the world of fashion illustration and learn to sketch a croquis, incorporate simple gestures and apply these
skills to create fashion illustrations. Prerequisite: None

FAS1010: FASHION DYNAMICS: Students develop an understanding of clothing within the context of society. Prerequisite: None

FAS1020: TEXTILES & THEIR CARE: Students develop a broad awareness of textile uses in apparel, home furnishings, commercial furnishings and industry and the
role of the environment in relation to the textile industry. Prerequisite: None

FAS1030: SEWING FUNDAMENTALS: Students learn how to safely use and care for sewing and pressing equipment, and apply these skills during project assembly. Prerequisite: None

FAS1050: REDESIGN, RECYCLE & RESTORE: Students experiment with creative ways to redesign, recycle or restore a project by repairing, customizing, or embellishing.
Students use these techniques to update or create something new from something old.
Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS1060: CREATING ACCESSORIES 1: Students use basic sewing skills and techniques to construct a home or personal accessory. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS1080: KNITWEAR: Students learn about knit fabrics in the creation of a unique, attractive and serviceable garment. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS1130: CONSTRUCTION FUNDAMENTALS 1: Students learn how to determine pattern size, choose a suitable pattern and woven fabric, make pattern alterations, and prepare
the fabric and pattern for layout. Students apply these skills to the assembly of a simple garment. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS1170: DIGITAL EMBROIDERY TOOLS 1:Students develop a basic understanding of the technology used in construction of a creative project, using digital embroidery. Prerequisite: None

FAS1190: TEXTILE ARTS 1:Students explore various yarn or textile art techniques and apply basic skills while creating a project. Prerequisite: None

FAS1910: FAS PROJECT A: Students develop project design and management skills to extend and enhance competencies and skills in other CTS courses through contexts that are personally relevant. Prerequisite: None

Fashion Studies 20- Prerequisite- Fashion 1030 Sewing Fundamentals (credits earned vary)

FAS2000: FASHION ILLUSTRATION 2: Students apply techniques and knowledge to create a variety of fashion illustrations with a focus on movement, poses and
details of heads, hands and feet. Prerequisite: FAS1000: Fashion Illustration 1

FAS2030: COMPUTER-AIDED PATTERN DESIGN 1: Students develop and apply knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to operate a personal computer to design and draft
patterns for fashion items for the lower torso. Prerequisite: None

FAS2040: EVOLUTION OF FASHION: Students discover the historical influences on fashion, and relate past fashions to present-day styles. Prerequisite: None

FAS2050: FLAT PATTERN 1: Students change a basic skirt or pants pattern into a design of choice, using flat pattern designing techniques, and testing the design by creating a muslin. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS2060: PATTERN DRAFTING 1: Students use body measurements to draft a basic skirt or pant. They demonstrate drafting techniques needed to create the desired look, and test the draft by sewing in muslin. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS2080: ACTIVEWEAR: Students learn about activewear fabrics and how to make unique, attractive and serviceable activewear. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS2090: SPECIALTY FABRICS 1: Students research, experiment with and produce a project, using a specialty fabric. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS2100: SEWING FOR OTHERS: Students create a project for a client whose needs require special measuring, designing, fitting, construction techniques and/or use of resources. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS2110: CREATING HOME DECOR: Students apply design and sewing techniques to create a home décor fashion. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS2120: SURFACE EMBELLISHMENT: Students practice a variety of embellishment techniques and apply these skills to a finished project. Prerequisite: None

FAS2130: CONSTRUCTION FUNDAMENTALS 2: Students apply intermediate construction techniques and knowledge of fabrics and patterns to complete a garment for the lower
torso.Prerequisite: FAS1130: Construction Fundamentals 1

FAS2140: FASHION MERCHANDISING: Students learn about policies and techniques used by retail operations in the fashion industry. Prerequisite: None

FAS2150: UPHOLSTERY:Students remove and re-cover or use innovation to create an upholstered item. Prerequisite: None

FAS2160: CREATING ACCESSORIES 2: Students study accessories related to fashion, and produce a fashion accessory. Prerequisite FAS1060: Creating Accessories 1

FAS2170: DIGITAL EMBROIDERY TOOLS 2: Students develop an understanding of the skills related to computerized embroidery sewing machines, embroidery software and
embroidery and the Internet. Prerequisite: FAS1170: Digital Embroidery Tools 1

FAS2180: CREATIVE COSTUMING Students analyze different costuming requirements and construct a costume for personal use. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS2190: TEXTILE ARTS 2: Students create a textile art project using intermediate techniques. Prerequisite: FAS1190: Textile Arts 1

FAS2910: FAS PROJECT B: Students develop project design and management skills to extend and enhance competencies and skills in other CTS courses
through contexts that are personally relevant. Prerequisite: None

FAS2920: FAS PROJECT C: Students develop project design and management skills to extend and enhance competencies and skills in other CTS courses through contexts that are personally relevant. Prerequisite: None

FAS2950: FAS INTERMEDIATE PRACTICUM: Students apply prior learning and demonstrate the attitudes, skills and knowledge required by an external organization to
achieve a credential/credentials or an articulation. Prerequisite: None

Fashion Studies 30- Prerequisite- Fashion 1030 Sewing Fundamentals (credits earned vary)

FAS3000: FASHION ILLUSTRATION 3: Students create a fashion line by using technical or impressionistic techniques. Prerequisite: FAS2000: Fashion Illustration 2

FAS3020: COMPUTER-AIDED PATTERN DESIGN 2: Students, with limited direction, use a personal computer and appropriate software to design and draft patterns for the upper
torso. Prerequisite: FAS2030: Computer-aided Pattern Design 1

FAS3030: PATTERN DRAFTING 2: Students use body measurements to draft a basic bodice and sleeve, demonstrate drafting techniques needed to create the desired look, and test the draft by sewing in muslin. Prerequisite: FAS2060: Pattern Drafting 1

FAS3040: CONTEMPORARY TAILORING: Students create a jacket or coat, using contemporary tailoring techniques. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS3050: FLAT PATTERN 2: Students change a basic bodice and sleeve pattern into a design of choice, using flat pattern designing techniques and testing the design by sewing in muslin. Prerequisite: FAS2050: Flat Pattern 1

FAS3060: COUTURE: Students study past couturiers and create their own haute couture fashions. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS3070: CREATORS OF FASHION: Students discover the world of fashion designers.
Prerequisite: None

FAS3080: CULTURAL FASHIONS: Students research and learn about the fashions of other cultures and produce a project related to their research. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS3090: SPECIALTY FABRICS 2: Students learn about the characteristics and techniques for preparing, sewing and caring for an advanced specialty fabric. Subsequently, they create and construct a distinctive project. Prerequisite: FAS2090: Specialty Fabrics 1

FAS3120: WEARABLE ART: Students will construct an original design using yardage created from textile or nonfibre material. Prerequisite: None

FAS3130: CONSTRUCTION FUNDAMENTALS 3: Students apply advanced construction techniques and knowledge of patterns and fabrics to complete a garment for the upper
torso. Prerequisite: FAS2130: Construction Fundamentals 2

FAS3140: FASHION RETAILING: Students analyze fashion retail terms, operations and trends. Prerequisite None

FAS3150: DRAPING: Students produce a design of choice using draping techniques and test the design by sewing in muslin. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS3160: INDUSTRIAL SEWING TECHNIQUES: Students create a project using industrial sewing techniques and/or industrial sewing equipment. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS3170: DIGITAL EMBROIDERY TOOLS 3: Students develop a basic understanding of digitizing technology used in the exploration of a variety of designs using digital embroidery tools and techniques. Prerequisite: FAS2170: Digital Embroidery Tools 2

FAS3180: THEATRICAL COSTUMING: Students analyze different costuming requirements and construct a costume specific to a theatrical production. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals.

FAS3190: TEXTILE ARTS 3: Students create a textile arts project using advanced  techniques in the categories of fabric piecing, needlework, weaving or fabric creation for a target market. Prerequisite: FAS2190: Textile Arts 2

FAS3200: OUTDOOR CLOTHING: Students learn about fabrics suitable for outdoor clothing and construct a garment designed for outerwear. Prerequisite: FAS1030: Sewing Fundamentals

FAS3910: FAS PROJECT D:Students develop project design and management skills to extend and enhance competencies and skills in other CTS courses through contexts that are personally relevant. Prerequisite: None

FAS3920: FAS PROJECT E: Students develop project design and management skills to extend and enhance competencies and skills in other CTS courses through contexts that are personally relevant. Prerequisite: None

FAS3950: FAS ADVANCED PRACTICUM: Students apply prior learning and demonstrate the attitudes, skills and knowledge required by an external organization to achieve a credential/credentials or an articulation. Prerequisite: None