FSAD 6640

FSAD 6640

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

A seminar that focuses on the human form and its relationship to clothing. Readings and discussion of quantification of body sizes and human variation; historical, cultural, and aesthetic concepts of fit; apparel sizing techniques; national and international sizing systems and standards; and the impact of new technologies such as body scanning on sizing and fit issues. Students will participate in a group project to investigate an issue related to these topics.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Open to advanced undergraduates.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: statistics course.

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to read and analyze research and other publications critically.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the impact of technology on the production of apparel, and how technology, distribution, and production methods affect the sizing of apparel.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the issues related to apparel fit, and the relationship between fit and sizing.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18067 FSAD 6640   LEC 001