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Fall 2012

Fashion Merchandising Mgmt Courses:

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FBM101 - Principles of Fashion Merchandising
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Explores the development of the fashion industry including merchandising, marketing, market structure, production, technology, consumer behavior, and support services. Fall only.

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FBM102 - Fashion Trends and Design
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: This course is an introduction to fashion design. Students will use fashion, history, design and materials in learning about the world of fashion. Fall only. Students may receive credit only once for this listing.

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FBM115 - Principles of Textiles
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Examines natural and man-made fibers, yarns, fabric construction, color application, finishes, performance and maintenance. Spring only.

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FBM120 - Apparel Construction Fundamentals
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: An introduction to the tools and techniques of apparel construction. Apply specific terminology to the process of construction. Construction techniques include: hands-on sewing machine techniques, body types and size charts, selecting patterns, fittings, step-by-step sewing instructions and assembly procedures, types of stitches, seams, darts, pleats and tucks, bias, sewing with knits, zippers, pockets, sleeves, collars, necklines, facings and interfacings, linings, waistlines, hems, and closures. Students must provide their own supplies. Fall only.

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FBM122 - Apparel Design and Draping
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: An introduction to apparel design through draping and pinning. Utilize a sketch design in a three-dimensional dress form. Apply basic techniques of fitting a garment using darts, sleeves, waistlines, bodice, and collars. Mark the new design to a flat pattern for mass production. Students must provide their own supplies. Spring only.

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FBM210 - Fashion Industry Technologies
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: A hands-on application of technology and software used in the Fashion Industry for production of apparel. Select the design, apply to software, and plan cost-effectiveness in the production of the garment. Course will use 2-D and 3-D software: commercial OptiTex, or Gerber AcuMark, and personal Bernina MyLabel. Students must provide their own supplies. Fall only. Prerequisites: CIS 102 or CIS116, FBM101, FBM102, FBM115, and FBM120 or FBM122.

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FBM220 - Fashion Show Production
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Application of fashion buying and merchandising techniques in actual situations. Students apply theoretical materials of their previous courses in the actual planning and presentation of a full-scale fashion show. Spring only. Three class hours. Prerequisite: BUS101, BUS201, BUS203, FBM101, FBM102 or ART102, FBM115. (Fashion Majors need to have completed 24 credit hours in business and fashion.)

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FBM225 - Fashion Illustration
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: An introduction to fashion illustration and portfolio development. Students learn foundation skills to design on the human form; fashion figure proportions, garment/fabric and garment details, color and basic rendering techniques, designer sketching and illustration and development of a garment collection. Students must provide their own supplies. Fall only.

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