CRC19: Courses

TA 430 Costume Construction

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC


This course explores the basic areas of costume construction. Topics include fabrics, color, patterns, sewing techniques, costume pieces, and accessories. Period styles, costume analysis, and basic design are also covered. This course offers experience in constructing costumes for theatrical productions. Through the construction of costumes for the Theatre Arts productions students will learn techniques of pattern drafting and sewing for stage use.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

Role of Theatre: Critique and evaluate the role of the theatre arts and its relationship to other parts of society. (SLO 1, PSLO 1)