Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

FT 111 - Art And Design In Fashion (3)

A survey of fashion as it relates to art and design. Line, color, balance, proportion are studied providing guidelines to understanding fashion and how it communicates personal image to society.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of FT 111, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of appearance in first impressions.
  • Analyze clothing styles that reflect the various personality types.
  • Identify messages conveyed via clothing appearance.
  • Describe the principles of clothing design.
  • Describe the elements of clothing design.
  • Identify features and figure types that can be enhanced by design principles and elements.
  • Define figure types.
  • Identify clothing styles that are flattering to each figure type.
  • Examine the optical effects of design elements on appearance.
  • Describe techniques of optical illusion used to achieve dress objectives.
  • Identify personal coloring.
  • Select hues that are flattering.
  • Plan a well coordinated wardrobe utilizing the following information:
    • lifestyle
    • wardrobe inventory
    • design elements
    • design principles
    • quality
    • fit
    • value
    • cost plan

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