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2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog
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FDC 199 - Co-op: Fashion Design and Clothing

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Introduction to the work environment in the Fashion Apparel field. Includes the internship process, applying course work, oral and written communication skills, and self management on the job.

Corequisite(s): FDC 199WK  
Information: Consent of instructor or department chair and successful completion of twelve (12) credit hours of FDC course work is required before enrolling in this course. May be taken four times for a maximum of four credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe what can be learned from internships.
  2. Identify and discuss application of skills and theories learned in course work.
  3. Discuss developing skills in oral and written communication and their importance to job success.
  4. Research and describe the techniques for self-management on the job.
  5. Prepare a discipline specific resume and demonstrate interview skills.

  1. Internship Process
    1. What is an internship?
    2. Why participate in an internship?
    3. How to find internships
  2. Applying Course Work
    1. Identify skills and theories
    2. Application of skills and theories in work situations
    3. Evaluation of content area skills and theories
  3. Oral and Written Communication Skills
    1. Access oral and written skill level
    2. Develop a plan to improve
    3. Practice developing oral and written communication
  4. Self-Management on the Job
    1. Assess and develop time management skills
    2. Assess and develop stress management skills
    3. Assess and develop a code of work ethics
    4. Develop a plan to resolve interpersonal conflicts effectively
    5. References/who and how to ask
    6. Write a script for a job interview
    7. Interview role play

Effective Term:
Fall 2009

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