FASH 270   Apparel Product Development* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : (FASH 124 with a grade of "C" or higher) and (FASH 130 with a grade of "C" or higher) and (FASH 131 with a grade of "C" or higher )and (FASH 133 with a grade of "C" or higher) or Department approval.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to develop original garment design ideas from initial concept through to production. The process begins with translating market trend research to create inspiration/concept presentation boards. Students will then continue the design process through fabric selection and developing original patterns for first samples using flat pattern drafting and draping techniques. Finally, students will begin to develop prototypes for an apparel collection for the annual fashion show.