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FDAT 088: Fashion and Race in America

Course Description

This class covers the historical development of global fashion with emphasis on the contributions of Native American, African American, Asian American, and Latina and Latino American communities. Textile techniques and garment construction theories and knowledge from these communities are examined with a particular emphasis on agency and group-affirmation. Students have the opportunity to study and actively engage in anti-racist movements using global textile techniques.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • 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 both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
    F. Cultural Diversity
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C1- Arts
Last Updated 7/19/23