Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FSE 258 Restorative Arts and Lab I

3 credits
This course is a survey of the basic principles of restorative art as they relate to funeral service. Especially stressed are the techniques and importance of creating an acceptable physical appearance of the deceased for the benefit of the surviving family members. The course includes weekly lab.

Prerequisites: BIOL& 175 , FSE 140 , and FSE 141  

Quarters Offered: Winter, Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of obtaining permission to perform any restorative procedure
  • Differentiate between restoration and embalming procedures
  • Name and locate the major bony structures of the skull and explain how each influences surface forms
  • Name and locate the major muscles of the face and explain how each influences surface form and expression
  • Identify and describe the natural and acquired facial markings of the face and neck
  • Explain how facial proportions relate to the natural form of the facial features and facial restoration
  • Identify and describe the forms of the head and face from the profile, frontal and bilateral views
  • Identify and describe the four major facial features, their parts and variations
  • Explain the principles of pigments, their classifications, and their application to cosmetic compounds
  • Apply, from a specified cosmetic medium, the correct colorants to achieve a natural appearance under various conditions
  • Identify and describe the various cosmetic and restorative equipment, materials, and treatments
  • Properly use curling irons, different brushes, combs, and hair dryers to style hair
  • Classify and explain, as relates to viewing, the principles of illumination
  • Construct a clay model of the head using correct anatomical measurements

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 10 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40