FASH 53 Fashion Forecasting (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
The theories and frameworks underlying forecasting in the textile and apparel industry. The factors involved in planning and presenting the forecast. Emphasis on using print, Internet and broadcast information in competitive analysis.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe the evolution of fashion from the twentieth century to present day.
- Outcome 2: Explain the concept of zeitgeist and its impact on fashion change.
- Outcome 3: Analyze the fashion cycle and distinguish the directional theories of fashion movement.
- Outcome 4: Synthesize data collected from trend spotting, consumer surveys and retail shopping to find clues for new predictions.