EcoFash: Sustainable Solutions
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Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Fashion
Department: Fashion Design
Course Number: PAFS 1110
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course celebrates the fashion industry's eco-pioneers and introduces students to sustainable solutions. Students will learn how to determine their carbon footprint and devise a strategy to lower it. Fashion Design and Marketing students will examine the culture of sustainability from design concept to the consumers' perspective through retail sales. The course topics will address social and environmental concerns related to textile and apparel manufacturing. It will make possible the opportunity to learn about, and use sustainable raw materials. Through social awareness and conscience this course will allow Parsons emerging fashion professionals to set forth positive change upon entering the global fashion industry. This course enables students to examine eco sourcing and manufacturing options.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Open to: Associate degree in Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design and Interdisciplinary Design program majors only.
Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.
Open to Parsons School of Design students.
Open to Undergraduate students.