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Fashion Design & Business
Worth to Westwood:Fashion Hist
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: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5246 - PCFD 0302 A
  • Maxmen, Mary
Jan 28 - Apr 29
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Worth to Westwood:Fashion Hist
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 5248 - PCFD 0302 X2
  • Santandrea, Lisa
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
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.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5255 - PCFD 0805 X2
  • Handley, Thomas
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Fashion Merchandising
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 5258 - PCFD 0806 X2
  • Osborne, Mark
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Retail Buying
Learn to work with a retail buyer or become one yourself. This course is essential for managers, retail business owners, and manufacturers’ account representatives. Topics covered include profitability scrutiny, open to buys, initial and cumulative markup, shortages, sell-through, and sales to stock analysis. Students learn how to buy or communicate with buyers and complete practical and realistic assignments. Prereq...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5261 - PCFD 0807 X2
  • Soundararajan, Vasumathi
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Fashion Marketing Global Environment
This course examines fundamental marketing concepts in the global fashion marketing environment. Students explore consumer insights, positioning, competitive advantage, and channel decisions using both theoretical and practical approaches. Students analyze and identify target markets and become aware of key marketing decisions as they develop a global marketing plan for a fashion company. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5265 - PCFD 0809 X1
  • Polizzi, Jeanine
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Centering Your Brand
This workshop, targeted to students and working professionals who intend to establish or have an existing business or brand in a creative industry, pairs design and brand strategy. Students, who seek to achieve their goals and refine their voice and expression, explore their unique vision through our interactive, hands-on workshop-style course. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5266 - PCFD 0820 A
  • Lau, Bliss
Apr 13 - Apr 27
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 5:00 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Portfolio
A strong portfolio is essential to success in a competitive industry like fashion. Learn to communicate your skills to potential employers, whether your focus is fashion design, illustration, textile design, merchandising, or buying. In this course, you are guided to edit your work—whether it is done for school assignments or for your job—to build a portfolio that accurately tells the story of your talent. You resear...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5268 - PCFD 0501 A
  • Kirk, Ivy
Mar 05 - Apr 16
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Flats
Flat sketching is an essential part of garment production. It communicates details in the design and construction of a garment, from concept to marketing. This course introduces the professional techniques used to create fashion flats, ranging from traditional hand sketching to the use of Adobe Illustrator to produce sketches digitally in a vector format. Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Mac operating system. Knowl...
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Fashion Design, Grades 6-8
A professional designer helps you visualize and render fashion ideas, from research and concept development to the creation of final illustrations. In class discussions on the fashion industry, you learn to recognize the qualities of well-designed garments. Field trips and visits by industry professionals inform you about processes, trends, and careers in fashion.
Aug 05 - Aug 16
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
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 1384 - PCFD 0101 A
  • Tunstull, Glenn
Jun 03 - Jul 10
On Campus
Monday & Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Summer 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.
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1385 - PCFD 0201 A
  • Lukyanovich, Svetlana
Jun 04 - Jul 09
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
7:00 - 9:50 PM
Summer 2019
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