Fall 4,6 Units This year-long course traces the development of garments of the Western World from Egypt to the beginning of the 20th Century. The shapes of the various elements are considered as well as the way they are worn, how they affect the body and the society from which they spring. A course that involves lectures, slides, research projects, quizzes and exams, the time line continues through the year. Second semester can be taken separately with permission of the instructor. Normally 6 units, a 4 unit option without research projects is available for non-majors.