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Course Number: FSHD 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Introduction to Fashion

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Survey of the world of fashion businesses. Introduction to the creation and merchandising of fashion through the study of fashion vocabulary, the fashion process, fashion publications, and career opportunities. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: FSHD 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Fashion Trends

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the effects of eastern and western cultures on the development of fashion. Examination of the impact of social, psychological, economic, demographic, and lifestyle trends on fashion trends. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: FSHD 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Fashion History

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Survey of the evolution of fashion change, traced through garment development from ancient times to present day. A study of customs and silhouettes of each historical period and their modern day adaptations. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)


Course Number: FSHD 1322 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Fashion Sketching

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of quick sketching to communicate design ideas. Instruction in drawing the male and female fashion figure. Emphasis on simple methods for making quick sketches to illustrate style information. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: FSHD 1324 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Ready-to-Wear Construction

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of mass production of apparel focusing on the operation of industrial sewing and pressing equipment. Survey of materials selection and construction techniques used at all price levels of mass produced apparel. Introduction to industry seam allowances. Identification of differences between ready-to-wear and couture construction. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: FSHD 1332 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Custom Patterns

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: FSHD 1324, FSHN 1325, FSHN 1417, FSHN 1418.
Course Description: Skill development in taking body measurements. Instruction in developing custom fittings for customized patterns. In-depth coverage of the process of transferring a custom body fitted canvas to a basic dress form and padding it for custom sizing. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: FSHD 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Special Topics in Fashion Design and Illustration

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: FSHN 1418, FSHN 1325.
Course Description: The principles of good design for mass produced apparel are studied, especially as they apply to structural and decorative design. Careful attention is given to fabric selection and design. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: FSHD 2241 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Pattern Grading

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: FSHN 1417.
Course Description: Instruction in sizing standard patterns larger and smaller for the mass production of apparel. A study of 1", 1-1/2", and 2" and S-M-L-XL grade rules and their applications. Skill development in grading basic and fashion patterns with the ruler, the grading machine, and the computer. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: FSHD 2288 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Internship–Fashion/Apparel Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: FSHD 1324, FSHN 1417, FSHN 1418, FSHD 1311, DRAM 1310 with a "C" or better.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enable the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (6 Ext.)


Course Number: FSHD 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Computer Aided Apparel Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: FSHN 1417.
Course Description: Fundamentals of computerized pattern design and marker making, as they pertain to the industrial production of apparel products. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: FSHD 2343 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Fashion Collection Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: FSHN 1417, FSHN 1418, FSHD 1324, FSHN 1325, FSHN 1313, FSHD 1311, FSHD 1322.
Course Description: Advanced concepts in designing a collection of marketable apparel. Instruction in developing a design work board for specific target market and selecting the most marketable ideas for the collection. Emphasis on resource development, fabric selection, estimating wholesale costs, and initial pattern and garment production. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: FSHD 2344 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Fashion Collection Production

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: FSHD 2343.
Course Description: A continuation of the Fashion Collection Design course (FSHD 2343). Emphasis on production, costing, and marketing a cohesive collection of fashion apparel. Instruction in completing production patterns for all collection garments. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: FSHD 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Internship–Fashion/Apparel Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: FSHD 1324, FSHN 1417, FSHN 1418, FSHN 1123 with a "C" or better or approval of instructor.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enable the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (9 Ext.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.