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FASH 440. Line Development Studio. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: FASH 341 (for merchandising concentration); permission of the instructor (for fashion design concentration). Enrollment is restricted to fashion design and fashion merchandising majors and minors. Students will learn the fundamentals of producing a line of apparel from the design concept to the consumer. Students will collaborate and work on teams with emphasis placed on market research, specification sheets, costing, sourcing, production and sales, which will yield a three-dimensional item/object. Additionally, the course requires an online promotional component.