PAFC
1000

Fashion Industry Survey

Parsons School of Design: School of Fashion

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Majors Only
Fashion Industry Survey
Fall 2023
Taught By: Bernard Kahn
Section: A

CRN: 7290

Credits: 3

This course provides an overview of the global fashion industry with emphasis on relevant social, cultural, and economic contexts and their impact on fashion’s various structures and cycles. Students will explore fashion design, merchandising, retailing, media and marketing processes through the lens of contemporary phenomena such as the globalization of markets, advances in digital technology, efforts towards sustainability and systems thinking; and associated changes in consumer behavior. They will begin to understand how design, production and business decisions are made within the industry including ethical, financial, and management considerations. Note: PAFC 1000 Fashion Industry Survey, PAFC 1100 Core 1, and PAFC 1101 Visual Communication Lab 1 must all be completed before progressing to PAFC 1200 Core 2 and beyond.

Open to: Associate degree in Fashion Marketing & Communication majors; Fashion Business minors by permission. NOTE: It is not recommended to take this course if you have taken PAFM 1190 Fashion Industry Survey as it is very similar in content and structure.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Fashion (SOF)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 16

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:36pm EST 2/26/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Thursday
Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm
Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave
Room: 312
Date Range: 8/31/2023 - 12/14/2023
Fashion Industry Survey
Fall 2023
Taught By: Bernard Kahn
Section: B

CRN: 12472

Credits: 3

This course provides an overview of the global fashion industry with emphasis on relevant social, cultural, and economic contexts and their impact on fashion’s various structures and cycles. Students will explore fashion design, merchandising, retailing, media and marketing processes through the lens of contemporary phenomena such as the globalization of markets, advances in digital technology, efforts towards sustainability and systems thinking; and associated changes in consumer behavior. They will begin to understand how design, production and business decisions are made within the industry including ethical, financial, and management considerations. Note: PAFC 1000 Fashion Industry Survey, PAFC 1100 Core 1, and PAFC 1101 Visual Communication Lab 1 must all be completed before progressing to PAFC 1200 Core 2 and beyond.

Open to: Associate degree in Fashion Marketing & Communication majors; Fashion Business minors by permission. NOTE: It is not recommended to take this course if you have taken PAFM 1190 Fashion Industry Survey as it is very similar in content and structure.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Fashion (SOF)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 16

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:36pm EST 2/26/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm
Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave
Room: 200
Date Range: 8/30/2023 - 12/6/2023
Fashion Industry Survey
Spring 2024
Taught By: Tiffany Webber
Section: A

CRN: 5546

Credits: 3

This course provides an overview of the global fashion industry with emphasis on relevant social, cultural, and economic contexts and their impact on fashion’s various structures and cycles. Students will explore fashion design, merchandising, retailing, media and marketing processes through the lens of contemporary phenomena such as the globalization of markets, advances in digital technology, efforts towards sustainability and systems thinking; and associated changes in consumer behavior. They will begin to understand how design, production and business decisions are made within the industry including ethical, financial, and management considerations. Note: PAFC 1000 Fashion Industry Survey, PAFC 1100 Core 1, and PAFC 1101 Visual Communication Lab 1 must all be completed before progressing to PAFC 1200 Core 2 and beyond.

Open to: Associate degree in Fashion Marketing & Communication majors; Fashion Business minors by permission. NOTE: It is not recommended to take this course if you have taken PAFM 1190 Fashion Industry Survey as it is very similar in content and structure.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Fashion (SOF)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 13

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:36pm EST 2/26/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: 6 East 16th Street
Room: 903
Date Range: 1/23/2024 - 5/7/2024