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Business of Design
Consumer Behavior
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.
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1391 - PCFD 0805 X1
  • TBA, Faculty
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
Online Retailing
This course introduces students to the online retailing environment and examines a variety of retail models, from the multichannel strategies of large retailers to small niche concepts. Students learn the retail terminology of the online fashion marketplace and compare Web and traditional brick-and-mortar or catalog retail formats. Special attention is paid to online consumers’ unique shopping habits, preferences, an...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1766 - PCFD 0808 X1
  • Williams, Joshua
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
Design Sketching 1
In the fashion world, new clothing designs are presented in the form of hand-drawn sketches before being chosen to go into production. Designers start with a croquis, a quick sketch of the traditional fashion figure that serves as the basis for the design of clothing and accessories, then add color and details to the garments. This is a basic course in making a designer’s sketch, in which students work from live mode...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5235 - PCFD 0101 A
  • Levin, Lynne
Jan 23 - Apr 17
On Campus
Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Design Sketching 1
In the fashion world, new clothing designs are presented in the form of hand-drawn sketches before being chosen to go into production. Designers start with a croquis, a quick sketch of the traditional fashion figure that serves as the basis for the design of clothing and accessories, then add color and details to the garments. This is a basic course in making a designer’s sketch, in which students work from live mode...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5236 - PCFD 0101 B
  • Levin, Lynne
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Sewing
Learn to sew simple garments using industrial equipment. Acquire the basic skills of cutting, construction, and finishing using a commercial pattern. Learn about fabric selection and practice hand sewing techniques. You will need a home sewing machine to complete homework assignments. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5237 - PCFD 0201 A
  • Lukyanovich, Svetlana
Jan 27 - Apr 07
On Campus
Sunday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Patternmaking
Learn the fundamentals of design room patternmaking using basic body slopers. Become familiar with all areas of basic styling, including body slopers, skirts, bodices, collars, sleeves, and dresses. Develop paper patterns and make a fabric sample that demonstrates proper fit. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5238 - PCFD 0202 A
  • Volpintesta, Laura
Jan 26 - Apr 06
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Fabric Selection/Design Style
Explore fabric research and color theory before drawing your own design. Develop color swatch boards like those used by designers to present their season collections. Discuss inspiration and personal style while selecting fabric swatches. As a final step, create an original finished design, sure to be a colorful addition to your portfolio. Three sessions of this course meet during daytime hours at fiber shows and mil...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5239 - PCFD 0450 A
  • Cesarani, Salvatore
Jan 22 - Feb 26
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Medium of Fashion: Textiles
In this course, you learn about the practical application of the materials, elements, and techniques used in the fabrication of modern apparel within the fashion industry. Aimed at students of fashion design or design professionals interested in understanding the “how” as well as the “why” of textiles, this course covers the components involved in the design and manufacture of apparel and accessories. Topics covered ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5240 - PCFD 0451 A
  • Metheny, Cecilia
Jan 25 - Apr 19
On Campus
Friday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Medium of Fashion: Textiles
In this course, you learn about the practical application of the materials, elements, and techniques used in the fabrication of modern apparel within the fashion industry. Aimed at students of fashion design or design professionals interested in understanding the “how” as well as the “why” of textiles, this course covers the components involved in the design and manufacture of apparel and accessories. Topics covered ...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5241 - PCFD 0451 X1
  • Ruck, Owyn
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Construction Techniques 1
Learn basic draping, flat patternmaking, and sewing techniques, along with principles of design. Topics covered include three-dimensional muslin interpretation of skirts and bodices, developing slopers, and constructing a garment. Bring to the first class a #2 pencil, pins, paper scissors, and one yard of lightweight muslin. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5242 - PCFD 0230 A
  • Henry-Turner, Patricia
Jan 25 - Apr 19
On Campus
Friday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Construction Techniques 1
Learn basic draping, flat patternmaking, and sewing techniques, along with principles of design. Topics covered include three-dimensional muslin interpretation of skirts and bodices, developing slopers, and constructing a garment. Bring to the first class a #2 pencil, pins, paper scissors, and one yard of lightweight muslin. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5243 - PCFD 0230 B
  • Nelson, Evelyn
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Spring 2019
Construction Techniques 2
Building on the basic draping, patternmaking, and sewing skills learned in Construction Techniques I, explore intricate draping exercises to design more tailored apparel and study advanced patternmaking applications. Make muslin tests of garments and use fabric to create a finished garment. Prerequisite: Construction Techniques I or the equivalent.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5244 - PCFD 0231 A
  • Nelson, Evelyn
Jan 25 - Apr 19
On Campus
Friday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
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