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Fashion Design - Apparel

Summer 1 Courses

May 28 - July 1

Summer 2 Courses

July 8 - August 1

Questions about course content? Contact:
Fashion Design - Apparel - 212 217.5000

FD 117
Design Studio I - Introduction to Draping
2.0 credits
In-state $408.00   Out-of-state $1,222.00
This course introduces fashion design students to the basic principles and techniques of draping in fabric as a means to creatively interpret and develop contemporary designs. An emphasis on proportion, balance and shape as related to design aesthetics broadens students' understanding for actualizing and realizing three-dimensional design prototypes through manipulating muslin.

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2829 15A MTW 1:10 PM-5:00 PM C706


FD 133
Materials and Construction I
2.0 credits
In-state $408.00   Out-of-state $1,222.00
As related to the fashion designer, course stresses hands-on construction, cutting, and finishing techniques for creating garment prototypes. It introduces materials (cottons, wools, interfacings), core characteristics, and handling. Visits to MFIT study rooms/exhibitions provide further opportunities to explore the influence of fabrication choices, construction details and techniques on silhouette development.

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2824 15A MTW 9:10 AM-1:00 PM C713


Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2825 15B MTWR 9:10 AM-12:45 PM C713


FD 134
Materials and Construction II
2.0 credits
In-state $408.00   Out-of-state $1,222.00
Prerequisite: FD 133
This course advances students' knowledge about materials, core properties and construction techniques that inform their choices made for silhouette creation and hands-on prototype development. Visits to the Museum at FIT study rooms and exhibitions provide further opportunities to explore fabrications. Students make garments using high-end construction details and techniques.

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2826 15A MTW 6:30 PM-10:20 PM C713


FD 244
Design Development: Digital Communication and Management
1.5 credits
Online: In state $328.50 Out of state $939.00
Prerequisite: FF 245
This course is an in-depth survey from concept to completion of the industry-standard for design-to-manufacturing procedures and practices. Utilizing digital apparel management programs and tools ( such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Excel and Gerber-PDM software), students learn to effectively execute design ideas and communicate design information across multiple platforms for various design and development stages.

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2828 OL1 Online

 

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