FD32, History of Fashion
Syllabus, Spring 2003
|Instructor: Ms. McCown||Class meets: Tuesday,|
|Voice mail: (408)741-2045 ext. 3675||Room: ILC|
|Email: firstname.lastname@example.org||Units: 3, Grade or Credit/No Credit Option|
|Office hours: by appt. only,||Office: ILC|
DESCRIPTION: This course covers the historic development
of Western fashion and costumes, with an emphasis on styles from
1660 to the present. The affect of an historical period on the
clothing of the time is explored with an emphasis on the
relationship between past eras and todays fashions.
Students will study the careers of 20th century
designers and their contributions to the field of fashion.
OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, students
will be able to:
Survey of Historic
Costume, 3rd edition, by Phyllis Tortora and Keith
EXAMS: There are three tests scheduled on the course
outline. There will also be a variety of unannounced pop quizzes.
Neither tests nor quizzes can be made up if missed. As per
College policy, final exams may not be given early for any
PARTICIPATION: Participation in class activities will be considered when determining your final grade. Students are expected to participate in class discussions and group activities.
- Late work is not accepted for credit unless you have contacted
the instructor. IF you have notified the instructor that the
assignment is going to be late, the grade will be decreased 20%.
GRADING: How you will be evaluated for your grade:
|Fashion Designer Research Paper & Presentation||50|
|Film Costume Critique||50|
|Historically Inspired Modern Fashion||50|
Determination of the Final Grade:
90%+ = A
80%+ = B
70%+ = C
60%+ = D
less than 60% = F
Cheating, plagiarism, or knowingly furnishing false information
are causes of disciplinary action by the College and will result
in a failing grade for this course.
(School Policy 188.8.131.52)
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