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FDAT 052A: Fabric Analysis 1

Course Description

Fabric information applicable to apparel and other textile-related products are presented with emphasis on the analysis of fibers, yarns, fabric construction, coloration and finishes. The course emphasizes identifying more sustainable choices at all stages of fabric production. The instructor invites students to practice selecting appropriate fabrics for apparel based on aesthetics, behavior, durability, and performance. The course also provides students the opportunity to perform hands-on experiments to reinforce basic information and expand working knowledge of fabrics.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
Last Updated 7/19/23