Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    Apr 20, 2024  
Courses of Study 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FSAD 2660 - Activewear Design and Product Development

Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: FSAD 1140  and FSAD 1450 . Course fee: $100. Cost of materials: minimum $120.

H. Park.

Project-based course in which students explore the relationship between technology and design, and the impact of production issues on manufactured activewear. Students learn computer-aided patternmaking, activewear construction methods, manufacturing technologies, communication of technical details, flats, specifications, and costing of garments. Designs are developed to various stages from conceptual work to full specification of the product and its production details, with a concentration on the iterative design process.

Outcome 1: Students will learn distinctive characteristics of activewear design and construction methods.

Outcome 2: Students will learn ergonomic approach to activewear design based on an understanding of human performance, and environmental challenges.

Outcome 3: Students will learn technical concepts and communication processes that facilitate product development.

Outcome 4: Students will learn the process of product development in the apparel industry today.

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