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information Design for Visual Storytelling
The field of Data Visualization combines 3 disciplines of study: Graphic Design, Statistics, and Computer Science. In order for a visualization to be dynamic, aesthetic and insightful it must involve successful application of all three practices. This course will focus on developing students’ information graphics skill set specific to creating visual stories. It will include critical thinking projects that relate to ...
Jul 01 - Aug 11
Online
Summer 2019
Data Visualization Portfolio
To conclude the Data Visualization and Storytelling Certificate program, this course will specifically focus on preparing students with a tangible digital portfolio of data visualization projects that showcase their ability to perform in the contemporary Data Viz workplace. It will involve building an online portfolio site and guest lectures from Data Visualization working professionals. It will allow hands on portfo...
Jul 01 - Aug 11
Online
Summer 2019
Designing Impact: From Idea to Proof of Concept
In this course, students will solidify their own social venture idea and will learn skills and strategies to create and test prototypes of their venture ideas as a means of developing a proof of concept. Students will also deepen their understanding of the ecosystem (field or industry) in which they are working and their theory of change in order to strategically intervene within that system to achieve scalable impact.
Jul 01 - Aug 11
Online
Summer 2019
Parsons Paris - Lighting Design Intensive
Course schedule: 2:00 p.m. start on Monday, May 27 with a site visit that evening. Tuesday, May 28 through Monday, June 3 the class meets 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day with a one-hour lunch break. The final day is Monday, June 3. Parsons in the City of Light! Transplanting the successful Summer Intensive Lighting Design Studio to Parsons Paris provides another opportunity for a week-long immersion experience in l...
  • Course Number: CRN 2007 - PCSP 1502 A
  • Bernecker, Craig
May 28 - Jun 04
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 6:00 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
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 1386 - PCFD 0202 A
  • Guthrie, Julian
Jun 03 - Jul 03
On Campus
Monday & Wednesday
7:00 - 9:50 PM
Summer 2019
Medium of Fashion: Textiles
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 und...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1387 - PCFD 0401 X1
  • Webber, Tiffany
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 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 1388 - PCFD 0230 A
  • De Verteuil, Phyllis
Jun 03 - Jul 10
On Campus
Monday & Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Summer 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...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1389 - PCFD 0302 X1
  • Hughes, Patrick
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 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...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1392 - PCFD 0806 X1
  • Brown, Jujuan
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 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...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1393 - PCFD 0807 X1
  • Soundararajan, Vasumathi
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
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