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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDFA 860</span>

CDFA 860 Fashion Head Start

Course series
Communication & Design Program Area

Duration: 35 Hours
Fee: $818.63* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment; HST Included.)

This is an overview of the fashion industry from design and communication viewpoints including sketch and creation, fashion shows, media promotion, and wholesale and retail marketing. In-class multimedia presentations will explore these concepts and outside classroom visits including a designer in their studio, the Royal Ontario Museum, and fashion magazine, will bring them to life. This workshop will give an understanding of the fashion industry and what comprises the post-secondary education that will lead to future employment.

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Fall 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday–Friday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 14 Aug 2017-18 Aug 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2018.
Spring/Summer 2018
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.

The last date to enrol in all Mid-Spring/Summer courses (beginning the week of June 25, 2018) is June 30, 2018. This deadline applies to all Mid-Spring/Summer courses, including those for which students have until the third class to enrol in other terms. Please note that no exceptions can be made for requests to enrol in Mid-Spring/Summer courses after the June 30, 2018 deadline.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday - Friday9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.11 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018

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