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FDC 199WK - Co-op Work: Fashion Design and Clothing

1-5 Credits, 5-25 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 5-25 lab periods

A supervised work environment in the Fashion Apparel field. Includes completion of hours, knowledge of fashion industry job site, demonstration of aptitudes and abilities, journal/record of daily experiences and observations, and maintaining a written and digital contact list.

Corequisite(s): FDC 199  
Information: Consent of instructor or department chair and successful completion of twelve (12) credit hours of FDC course work required before enrolling in this course. May be taken four times for a maximum of twenty 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. Completion of required number of hours at an approved work site under supervision with successful evaluation.
  2. Gain knowledge and an understanding of a specific area in the fashion industry.
  3. Demonstrate attitude and abilities that are appropriate for a prospective employee in the fashion industry as evaluated by the employer.
  4. Develop an awareness of the scope of jobs available within the filed of fashion merchandising and acquire competencies directly related to these jobs.
  5. Maintain a journal of work experience.
  6. Maintain a record of contacts.

  1. Completion of Hours in Field
    1. Complete written contract with employer and signed by instructor and self outlining the hours and internship requirements
    2. Complete self assessment journal
    3. Instructor assessment
    4. Employer assessment
  2. Knowledge and Understanding of Fashion Industry Job Site
    1. Describe various jobs at fashion industry job site
    2. Interview two (2) people in different jobs including observations and analysis in your journal
  3. Demonstration of Aptitudes and Abilities
    1. Employer evaluation
    2. Instructor evaluation
    3. Self-evaluation
  4. Journal / Record on Daily Experience and Observation on Job
  5. Maintaining Written and Digital Contact List

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