Imagine spending your summer living in the world's largest fashion center -- shopping Madison Avenue and SoHo, strolling Central Park, dining in outdoor cafes, viewing art at the Met, or seeing a Broadway play. All this, while earning 6-12 semester credits in the summer!Using the city as a guide, this intensive program is designed to immerse students in NYC's vast fashion, arts, and cultural resources. All students are required to take the NY Study Tour (3 credits) and at least one other 3 credit learning opportunity, with the option to register for up to 12 credits.
In addition to NY Study Tour, choose at least ONE of the following:Fashion Entrepreneurship (3 credits) In-depth study of entrepreneurship concepts as applied to manufacturers and retailers of apparel including product development, accounting and control, merchandising and buying, operation and management, advertising and promotion. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing
Please note: Guest students, who are planning to sign-up for the Fashion Forecasting class, must complete the Prerequisite Confirmation Form, with required signatures.Fashion Image (3 credits) Fashion Image is an exciting opportunity for students to gain an insider's view of the fashion industry's editorial photo shoot. The class will provide opportunity to observe, analyze, create and examine both figurative and literal function of of Fashion Imagery to develop visual aesthetics. The course combines theoretical and practical approach in planning through individual and collective efforts. The Luxury Market (3 credits) Purpose is to learn, understand, and perceive the luxury market and its parameters. Students gain an understanding of the marketing power of luxury brands and the organization of a luxury products company. Prerequisite: none.
IF ENROLLMENT IN THE INITIAL COURSE OFFERINGS REACHES CAPACITY, ADDITIONAL COURSES TO BE ADDED MAY INCLUDE:
Kent State Fashion School students who plan to participate in an internship for credit, while studying in NYC, must enroll in 45092 Internship in Fashion Design & Merchandising (3 credits). This course if offered through the Kent Campus. For further information, please contact your student advisor in The Fashion School.
Prerequisites: minimum grade of C (2.0) in FDM 30083, Junior standing and special approval. Merchandising students are also required to take FDM 30262.
Guest students from other fashion programs are required to set up their internship through their home school.
If you have not met the requirements to participate in an internship for credit, or are not able to sign up through your home school, many employers provide a non-credit option to participate in an internship. The NYC Studio forwards internship opportunities from employers to all students, via email, as they are received.
Most courses are scheduled in the morning or evening to provide students some flexibility in creating a schedule that allows participation in part-time internship, work, or volunteer opportunities. Most courses meet twice per week for 2.5 hours per class.
Below are examples of what a typical student schedule may look like. The class days and times do not reflect the actual program course schedule â€“ it is just a sample.
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