FASH 42 Introduction to Fashion Industry (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
An overview of the fashion industry that prepares students to be on the cutting edge of what is happening. Emphasis will be on the economic, political, sociological, technological and psychological environment that affects why fashion changes and evolves. The role of manufacturers, designers and retailers in the fashion business will be explored along with the elements of fashion marketing.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Compare the economic, sociological, technological, psychological, and political reasons why fashion evolves and changes.
- Outcome 2: Analyze and explain key factors and theories in the adoption of fashion.
- Outcome 3: Summarize the different roles of the designer, manufacturer and retailer in the fashion industry.
- Outcome 4: Examine the materials used in creating fashion: textiles, leather and fur.