FASH 28 The Social Meaning of Clothing (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Analysis of the social meanings and expectations associated with dress and behavior in various cultures and subcultures. An exploration of essential topics such as gender, celebrity, social hierarchy, art, cultural norms and violation of cultural norms.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze and interpret the importance of clothing behavior to the individual and their culture.
- Outcome 2: Identify the psychological message expressed by various segments of society in their choice of clothing.
- Outcome 3: Compare and contrast fashion's sociological perspective on sex, gender, celebrity and the violation of cultural norms.
- Outcome 4: Evaluate the historical importance of fashion as a reflection of political, economic, and social change.