Apr 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATM 452 - History of Fashion

Historical changes in fashion and costume design from Egyptian period through Eastern civilization to present. Social, political, and religious influences on fashions. ATM 452 and TH 452 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Classify historic periods of costume by garment silhouettes, sleeve design, skirt shape, hat style, accessories and other specific details
  • Distinguish recurring themes and concepts and understand the role of dress from a diverse, global perspective
  • Analyze social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing through time
  • Recognize fashion legends and their influence as well as newcomers and nonconformists-past and present
  • Employ terminology of historic clothing items
  • Further develop and demonstrate communication, writing, and presentation skills to enable students to have a competitive advantage in the apparel industry
  • Apply industry technology to execute professional quality work

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