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Fashion Design & Business
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
The Skilled Professional: Designing Your Future
Your professional future looks to be one not dominated by a set of predetermined career paths and antiquated dogma, but by a series of unique paths, jobs and roles made up by courageous individuals, like yourself, who will carve their own way, and not only earn a living, but ‘(l)earn’ their living. This course will assess your expertise and interests, and through designing future scenarios, will re-frame your persona...
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 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.
Mar 25 - May 05
Online
Spring 2019
Get Creative: Marketing Strategy (Online)
Craft, develop, and pitch your digital marketing plan. In this course students learn how to apply value proposition, identify and analyze brand attributes, and conduct a SWOT analysis for a brand, product, or service of their choosing. Learn from industry experts and guest speakers as you apply theory into practice to create your own digital marketing strategy. This is suggested as course number two of five in the Di...
Feb 25 - Apr 07
Online
Spring 2019
Leading the Online Learning Operation
To run effective online programs, managers confront a number of serious obstacles that stand in the way of introducing and growing digital education at their institutions. This course explores the character of the challenges you will face. Together with your instructor and peers, you will propose best practices that will guide effective leadership strategies, not only to overcome barriers, but also in devising ways o...
Apr 08 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Info Design: Visual Story
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 ...
Apr 01 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Data Visualization 101
Data is useless without meaning. To find purpose in data requires bringing it to life through storytelling, visual representation, and analysis. In the age of big data, the rise of data availability, collection, and adoption has been paralleled by an increasing need to communicate information effectively. This need has made the contemporary field of data visualization especially popular. But what exactly is data visu...
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Get Creative: Marketing Strategy (Online)
Craft, develop, and pitch your digital marketing plan. In this course students learn how to apply value proposition, identify and analyze brand attributes, and conduct a SWOT analysis for a brand, product, or service of their choosing. Learn from industry experts and guest speakers as you apply theory into practice to create your own digital marketing strategy. This is suggested as course number two of five in the Di...
Feb 25 - Apr 07
Online
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 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.
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.
Jan 26 - Apr 06
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
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