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FSHN 2309 Fashion Image
Instruction in the techniques used to analyze the fashion image of individual clients. Emphasis on personal coloring, seasonal color harmonies, appropriate fabric textures, body proportion and silhouette, figure, facial and hair analysis, and wardrobe coordination. Study of fashion image consultant business practices and job qualifications. Taught in Spring.
MRKG 1391 Special Topics in Business Marketing or ManagementThe course is designed to experience New York City, the heart of the business world! We will be participating in the Collegiate DECA Leadership Academy, held in November each year. Students experience the industry and career field of their choice by meeting with industry leaders, going behind the scenes to learn how business gets done, and putting their knowledge to the test to find new solutions to challenges that today's industries are facing! Students will network with other students from across the country and work in teams to address industry issues. It is an opportunity of a lifetime to live, learn and lead. Taught in Fall.
The career tracks include:
Sports and Entertainment
International Business and Finance
Business Management and Fashion
Students select the career track most applicable to their career plans. Workshops will focus on meeting industry leaders, visiting applicable business sites, and learning about business strategies within the track.Participation in this class meets the requirements of an internship for the Marketing department. Students are responsible for their travel costs, estimated to be $1,350, to be paid as a fee for the class. Tuition and food are not included in the class fee.
More info, syllabus and photos from last year's trip are available on the MRKG 1391 page.
An experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to a specific occupational outcome. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary.
Skills: Prerequisites: 6 hours of Marketing or other business courses. Course type: W
FSHN 2320 Visual Merchandising
Skill development in the creation of showroom or retail store window/interior displays that sell merchandise. Study of the basic techniques of store planning, mannequin dressing, alternate form design, and display space conceptualization and implementation. Taught in Fall.
FSHN 1308 Fashion Trends
A study of the effects of eastern and western cultures on the development of fashion. The course will focus on the relationship of social, psychological, economic, historical, demographic, and lifestyle to fashion trends. The course is to give a broad spectrum of why people dress the way they dress and how the individual is affected by family, peers, society and the world. With this information the student should be better able to understand and determine fashion trends.