Students study the process of importing and exporting apparel and textiles. They learn basic vocabulary used in the import/export process, methods of payment, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. They study why import and export markets develop, as well as discuss the advantages and disadvantages of trade agreements. Students learn the necessary skills to source apparel and textiles. Students explore a wide-range of countries from a social, economic, cultural and political point of view to determine the venture's potential for success.
Please note: Students are advised to refer to the current applicable course catalogue for degree completion requirements and to confirm their progress in satisfying those requirements with their advisors. In addition, students should refer to the most recent class schedule, available via my.newschool.edu, for up-to-date course day, time and faculty information.