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Course Content and Outcome Guide for TA 261

Course Number:
TA 261
Course Title:
Introduction to Costuming
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
30
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Surveys costume history, design, and basic patterning-to-construction techniques. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

By doing the assigned tasks in the packet, the student will be able
     to:
         
     A.   Perform a variety of hand sewing skills
     B.   Operate a domestic lockstitch and a serger
     C.   Measure, cut, sew and fit a basic muslin on another person.
    
     By participating in the class, the student will observe and
     contribute to the process of mounting the costumes for that term's
     production.  This experience will vary according to the costuming
     demands of the term, but would expose the student to Pattern
     Development, Construction, Fitting and Alterations, Fabrics, Dyeing
     and Painting, and Costume Accessories.
    
     By reading and video viewing, the student will begin to understand
     the changing silhouette and line in historical dress.
    
     Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have
     satisfactorily accomplished the goads and objectives listed in the
     course content guide.  Course content guides are developed by
     college wide faculty and approved by management.
    


Course Activities and Design

Introduction to Costuming is a combination lecture and workshop course.  Students can expect to put in 3 to 4 hours of reading per
 week.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Grades will be determined by class participation, completion of a packet of sewing skills, and a midterm and final based on reading
assignments and/or practical application  of those assignments.
    

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

By doing the assigned tasks in the packet, the student will be able
     to:
         
     A.   Perform a variety of hand sewing skills
     B.   Operate a domestic lockstitch and a serger
     C.   Measure, cut, sew and fit a basic muslin on another person.
    
     By participating in the class, the student will observe and
     contribute to the process of mounting the costumes for that term's
     production.  This experience will vary according to the costuming
     demands of the term, but would expose the student to Pattern
     Development, Construction, Fitting and Alterations, Fabrics, Dyeing
     and Painting, and Costume Accessories.
    
     By reading and video viewing, the student will begin to understand
     the changing silhouette and line in historical dress.
    
     Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have
     satisfactorily accomplished the goads and objectives listed in the
     course content guide.  Course content guides are developed by
     college wide faculty and approved by management.