- Schedule of Classes - January 8, 2020 7:14PM EST
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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
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 (offered in alternate years).
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: advanced undergraduates.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: statistics course.
- Demonstrate the ability to read and analyze research and other publications critically.
- 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.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the issues related to apparel fit, and the relationship between fit and sizing.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- TR Ives Hall 116
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