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Fashion Design & Business
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A practical exploration of the materials, elements and techniques used in the modern apparel and fashion industry. Topics include natural and man-made fibers, yarns, textile structures such as knits and woven fabrics, garment structure, practical as well as decorative trims, along with surface design (printing, dyeing and embellishment). Geared to students of fashion design and design professionals interested in unde...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1334 - PCFD 0401 X1
  • Webber, Tiffany
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
In this course, we explore fashion beginning with the father of haute couture and concluding with the designer who brought punk and new wave fashion into the mainstream. We discuss fashion in its historical context, examining economic and technological influences, as well as those from the world of arts and artists. Broad thematic considerations include the nature of fashion (what it is and what it does) and its rela...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1336 - PCFD 0302 X1
  • Hughes, Patrick
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
Students aspiring to become entrepreneurs in the fashion industry examine the skills needed to conceive, finance, open, and operate a successful fashion business. Through collaborative research and hands-on practice, students learn the elements of opening a business and navigating the complexities of working with a team. They learn to create business models and structure legal business organizations and explore the d...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1337 - PCFD 0804 X1
  • Berger, Donna
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
Today’s competitive marketing climate has led many companies to explore theories of consumer behavior. This course focuses on the profile of the consumer—psychographics and demographics—and consumer interests, with an emphasis on generational marketing. Segmented and niche markets and their development are also discussed. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1338 - PCFD 0805 X1
  • Johnson, Marie
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
Study the fundamentals of fashion merchandising principles and the techniques you need to operate as a merchandiser in a successful fashion apparel company or as an entrepreneurial boutique owner. Analyze case studies outlining merchandising strategies used by manufacturers and retailers. Study the impact of consumer behavior and how it leads to forecasting. Learn about "global merchandising", where it's effective, a...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1339 - PCFD 0806 X1
  • Duncan, Joan
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
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