Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    Jun 23, 2024  
Courses of Study 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FSAD 4660 - Textiles, Apparel, and Innovation

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: FSAD 1360  and FSAD 2370 . Enrollment limited to: seniors.

J. Hinestroza.

Designed for students in all FSAD options. Explores the relationship between materials and design with a concentration on the use of innovative textile materials in apparel. Both aesthetic and functional issues are addressed. The course consists of a combination of lectures, discussion of readings, oral reports, a research paper, and project work. The class engages elders from the local community to solve real-life problems using design thinking methodologies.

Outcome 1: Understand technical specifications for fibrous materials.

Outcome 2: Select appropriate materials for specific performance requirements.

Outcome 3: Perform calculations regarding fiber and fabric properties and predict the properties of these materials under specific conditions.

Outcome 4: Learn to present project information graphically in a poster format as well as orally.

Outcome 5: Perform reverse engineering studies on fibrous materials and propose technical and design solutions to performance issues.

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