DCP301 - Menswear

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Subject Title

Subject Description
This course offers students the opportunity to enhance and compliment their learning by exploring the world of men's wear.  Develop the building blocks required to understand the design and pattern making of men's basic garments.  Project includes pattern development for a man's top and bottom test garment in muslin.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.  To identify and apply an understanding of Men's Wear modern and historical dressing perspectives and their physical and social needs.

2.  Generate patterns from men's Wear Blocks and Men's "T" shirts, Jeans, Trousers.

3.  Design and produce a sample Men's Wear top and bottom outfit for fit analysis and critique.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

DCP110 and DCP120

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the prerequisites are met.  If you do not have the required prerequisite subject
(or have an advanced standing for the prerequisite subject) you will be asked to withdraw with the risk of academic and/or financial penalty.

Students should consult the Program Information Package each semester to ensure they have current information regarding
program requirements. Packages are available from the Continuing Education Office.

Topic Outline
1.  Introduction - The male perspective on dressing

2.  History of Men's Wear

3.  Set of Basic men's Wear Blocks development.

4.  Market Research and Individual Project.

5.  Individual Men's Top and bottom project

6.  "T" shirt and jeans patterns

7.  Trousers

8.  Men's Shirts

9.  Tailored Jackets

10.  Lining and Interfacing

11.  Pressing , Buttons and Finishing.

Mode of Instruction
In Class demonstration followed by practice.

Note:  Classes are not designed to provide all the information a student may need in order to grasp the subject; reading and
other individual research or study is essential.  Class time is used to illustrate, illuminate, clarify and apply the most important
and relevant parts of a complex subject.  The instructor is more than willing to discuss and clarify points to any student whether
of not the student was present during the class when those point were covered.  However, content covered in scheduled classes
cannot be redelivered by the instructor for a student who misses that class.  It is the responsibility of each student to make notes and study the material presented in the classes. 

Prescribed Texts

Reference Material

Required Supplies
Required supplies will be discussed during the first class

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation

Master Blocks Set 10%
Individual Project Research and Mood Boards 20%
Top and Bottom Patterns 20%
Individual Project Top 20%
Individual Project Bottoms 20%
Sewing Samples 10%
Total 100%

Approved by: Lisa Somers