Certifiate career programs - Florence University of the Arts

Certifiate career programs - Florence University of the Arts
fashion design, merchandising, and media   / fashion design




                                                                                       certifiate
                                                                                career programs
                                           and technology /
                                           / accessory design
                                           and technology /
                                           / fashion merchandising,
                                           marketing, and retail /
                                           / fashion communication,
                                            promotion, and media /




               FUA Certificate Career Programs /                      / Coursework and content derive their
               Florence University of the Arts /                      strength from research and practice,
               Florence - Italy / Career Programs                     supervised by faculty members who are
               are unique for their combination of in-                respected industry professionals. / The
               classroom learning and practice on the field           concentrated format of career program
               alongside professionals in the dynamic local           levels allows for accelerated learning in
               economy of Florence, Italy.                            concentrated time periods.
certificate
                                                                                     career programs
fashion design, merchandising, and media

                                           / fashion design and technology /
                                           / accessory design and technology /
                                           / fashion merchandising, marketing, and retail /
                                           / fashion communication, promotion, and media /
table of contents




                                                       toc
intro                                           p.7

admissions                                      p. 8


fua certificate
career programs                                p. 10


fashion design,
merchandising,and media                        p.13

YEAR 1 | common core                           p.16

YEAR 2 | specialization 1                       p.18
fashion design and technology

YEAR 2 | specialization 2                      p.20
accessory design and technology

YEAR 2 | specialization 3                       p.22
fashion merchandising, marketing, and retail

YEAR 2 | specialization 4                       p.24
fashion communication, promotion, and media


cemi                                           p.26
                             fly | fashion loves you
                                  ingorda publishing


study away career programs                     p.31


SLD | student life and
development department                         p.33



                                                                     p.5
intro




 “fatti non foste a viver come bruti
ma per seguir virtute e canoscenza”




                                                                                                                            intro
                                                                                    FUA offers 1 to 2-year Certificate
                                                                                    Career Programs for motivated
                                                                                    students seeking to develop new
                                                                                    skills and knowledge while building
                                                                                    a body of work and professional
                                                                                    experience in an international
                                                                                    learning environment.

                                                                                    Certificate Career Programs are
                                                                                    unique for their combination of in-
                                                                                    classroom experiential learning
                                                                                    and practice in the field within the
                                                                                    dynamic local economy of Florence,
                                                                                    Italy.

                                                                                    Coursework draws strength from
                                                                                    research and practice under the
                                                                                    supervision of faculty members who
                                                                                    are respected industry professionals.




                                       “you were not made to live like brutes but
                                       to follow virtue and knowledge.”

                                       the divine comedy   - Inferno, Canto XXV.
                                       Dante Alighieri (1265–1321).

                                                                                                                                     p.7
admissions




           admissions
                                                                                                       3
                           Admissions requirements vary according                                          Year Three (Master-Level)
                                                                                                           Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry programs also offer a third
                           to the program level. Students may receive
                                                                                                           year Master-Level Certificate.
                           a transcript from a US Institution for all
                           coursework taken.                                                               Direct entrance to the third year of these programs may be
                                                                                                           requested by candidates who possess one of the following:

                                                                                                           • Completed career coursework related to Years 1
                                                                                                             (common core) and 2 (CA / BP specializations).
                           Applying                                                                        • An associate’s degree in culinary arts, CV and




                       1
                                                                                                             transcript submission required.
                           Year One                                                                        • A bachelor’s degree in culinary arts, baking and
                           Two academic levels equivalent to a standard academic year,
                                                                                                             pastry, or hospitality, CV and transcript submission
                           candidates awarded 1-Year Certificate in the area of study.
                                                                                                             required.
                           • Application form and fee                                                      • At least 3 years of professional experience, CV
                           • High school diploma                                                             submission required.
                           • English fluency

                                                                                                           please note All candidates may be asked to perform an
                                                                                                           entrance exam with written and practical components at




                       2
                                                                                                           the start of the term.
                           Year Two
                                                                                                           contact
                           Four academic levels, equivalent to two standard academic years,
                           candidates awarded 2-Year Advanced Certificate in the area of study             admissions@ fua.it
                           and Year 2 specialization.




                           Direct Access to Year Two
                           To enroll in the second year of specialization, students must fulfill one
                           of the following:
           Direct
      or   Access          • Complete the coursework of the Year 1 area of studies
                           • Provide proof of equivalency to the courses related to
           to year 2
                             the Year 1 area of studies
                           • Complete two required courses* (predetermined for
                             each program) prior to the Year 2 start.



p.8                                                                                                                                                                            p.9
admissions




       certificate
       career programs
       YEAR 1               YEAR 2                            YEAR 3                                                                             common core
       Communication




                            Photography
       and Interactive
        Digital Media




                                                                                                                     Fashion Design,
                            Visual Communication                                                                     Merchandising,
                                                                                                                     and Media




                                                                                       YEAR 1
                            Publishing

                            Product Design


                            Fashion Design and Technology
       Fashion Design,
       Merchandising,




                            Accessory Design and Technology                                              Direct                2 required
         and Media




                                                                                                 or      Access                courses
                            Fashion Merchandising,
                            Marketing, and Retail                                                                              for each
                                                                                                         to year 2
                                                                                                                               specialization
                            Fashion Communication,
                            Promotion, and Media

                                                                                                                     specializations
                            Hospitality Management
         Management
          Hospitality




                            Special Event Management

                            Spa Management

                            Real Estate and Facilities                                          Fashion       Accessory        Fashion          Fashion
                            Management                                                          Design        Design           Merchan-         Communi-
                                                                                                and           and              dising,          cation,
                                                                                                Technology    Technology       Marketing,       Promotion,

                                                                                       YEAR 2
                            Culinary Arts Commis Chef                                                                          and Retail       and Media
                                                              Culinary Arts Chef de
         Wellness Studies
         Food, Wine, and




                            (WACS)                            Partie (WACS)
                            Baking and Pastry Commis Chef     Baking and Pastry Chef
                            Wine Studies and Enology          de Partie

                            Wellness, Health, and
                            Nutrition




p.10                                                                                                                                                               p.11
fashion design, merchandising, and media




“only a life lived for others is a life                                      fashion design,
                        worth living.”                                       merchandising,
                                                                             and media
                                                                                    one year certificate in:


                                                                                              fashion design, merchandising, and media




                                                                           YEAR 1
                                                                                    two-year advanced certificates, specializations in:


                                                                                                   1. fashion design and technology
                                                                                                  2. accessory design and technology
                                                                                           3. fashion merchandising, marketing, and retail




                                                                           YEAR 2
                                                                                          4. fashion communication, promotion, and media




                                                                            overview
                                                                            This program is designed to shape highly qualified professionals through a hybrid approach of
                                                                            a rigorous academic component and hands-on teaching techniques. The goal is to develop skills
                                                                            for future careers in fashion with roots stemming from the alchemy of artisanal arts and industry
                                                                            presence in Italy. By stimulating creative craftsmanship and know-how, students integrate fashion
                                                                            practices and knowledge with contemporary perspectives, mentored by international faculty
                                                                            members that directly represent the industry.


                                                                            cemi involvement
                                                                            Fly Fashion Loves You is a non-profit retail store on campus open to the public and showcases
                                                                            a luxury vintage collection, local emerging designers, and a student-produced brand. The
                                                                            FUA experiential learning model is applied according to the featured courses, represented by a
                                          Albert Einstein                   stimulating community engagement that allows students to apply learning in a professional setting
                                          Quoted in the June 20, 1932       from design to promotion, show and event management, and merchandising strategies.
                                          edition of the New York Times.


                                                                                                                                                                                   p.13
fashion design, merchandising, and media




                          objectives and outcomes                              career opportunities



                                                                               senior designers in
                          fashion design and technology



                          1                                                    1
                                                                               charge of the design and
         specialization




                          Design competency from the creation and
                          interpretation of a creative concept into an         production phases of
                          effective fashion collection; competitive skills     fashion collections for
                          in prototyping, distinguished by a mature
                          knowledge of the visual and cultural language of     diverse markets.
                          Italian fashion.


                                                                               senior designers in



                          2                                                    2
                          accessory design and technology
                                                                               charge of the design and
         specialization




                          Design competency from the creation and
                          interpretation of a creative concept into an         production phases of
                          effective accessory collection; competitive skills
                                                                               accessory collections for
                          in prototyping handbags, hats, and footwear
                          enhanced by a superb fit and quality-driven          diverse markets.
                          production and merchandising.


                          fashion merchandising,                               fashion and accessory
                          marketing, and retail
         specialization




                                                                               merchandisers for retail



                          3                                                    3
                          Integration of competitive skills in fashion
                                                                               businesses and fashion
                          merchandising and buying with a focus on
                          viable contemporary responses to the changing        houses, buyers, buying
                          global retail environment through strategic          office managers.
                          marketing solutions and branding operations.


                          fashion communication,
                                                                               magazine editors,



                          4                                                    4
                          promotion, and media
       specialization




                          Solid fashion communication skills through           journalists, pr strategists,
                          the investigation of iconic and subcultural          digital editors and
                          movements, cultivation of writing and editorial
                          ability to shape new and highly adaptable roles
                                                                               managers.
                          for fashion media experts.




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fashion design, merchandising, and media




       YEAR 1 | COMMON CORE

       fashion design,
       merchandising,
       and media




                                                                                                                  Intersession
         Intersession




                                                                                                                                                                                                             session IV
                                                                                                                                                                                      session III
                                                                                                    session IV
                                                                            session III




                                                                                                                                                                session II
                                                     session II




                                                                                                                                           session I
                                  session I




                                                                                                                  January
         August




                                                                                                                                 IW1




                                                                                                                                                       IW2




                                                                                                                                                                             IW3




                                                                                                                                                                                                    IW4
                        IW1




                                              IW2




                                                                  IW3




                                                                                          IW4
                               Sketching                                                                                               Introduction
                                  and                                                             Faces,                               to Accessory
                              Rendering                                                                                                                                                                   Introduc-
                                                    Fashion              Sewing and             Facts, and                                Design:              Visual               Fashion,
                              Accessories                                                                                                                                                                   tion to
                                                    Design              Construction             Places in                             Shoes, Bags,          Merchandise           Media, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fashion
                                                    Studio I            Techniques I              Italian                                and Belts           and Display            Culture
                                + Health                                                                                               Experiential                                                       Marketing
                               and Safety                                                        Fashion
                                                                                                                                         Learning
          Optional              Seminar                                                                            Special
           English                                                                                                 Project:
          or Italian                                                                                             Experiential
          Language                                                                                                Learning

                                Fashion                                                                                                 Flat and
                                 Retail                                                                                                  Digital
                              Management
                                                                                                                                        Pattern-
                              Experiential
                               Learning                                                                                                 making




        fall                                                                                                     spring

p.16                                                                                                                                                                                                                      p.17
fashion design, merchandising, and media




       YEAR 2 | SPECIALIZATION 1

       fashion design
       and technology
         Intersession




                                                                                                                 Intersession
                                                                                                   session IV




                                                                                                                                                                                                         session IV
                                                                           session III




                                                                                                                                                                                 session III
                                                       session II




                                                                                                                                                            session II
                                  session I




                                                                                                                                         session I
                                                                                                                 January
         August



                        IW1




                                              IW2




                                                                    IW3




                                                                                         IW4




                                                                                                                                IW1




                                                                                                                                                     IW2




                                                                                                                                                                         IW3




                                                                                                                                                                                               IW4
                                                                                                                                        Fashion
                               Sewing and           Introduction                                    Line                               Collection
                                                                                                                                                                                Digital
                              Construction          to Knitwear           Draping              Development                            Design and           Fashion                                    Portfolio
                              Techniques II                                                                                                                                    Knitwear
                                                       Design                                   for Fashion                           Production           Styling                                   Development
                                                                                                                                                                                Design
                                                                                                                                      Experiential
          Optional                                                                                                 Special             Learning
           English                                                                                                 Project:
          or Italian                                                                                             Experiential
          Language                                                                                                Learning
                                Fashion
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fashion
                                Design                                                                                                                                                                  Show
                               Studio II                                                                                                                                                             Production,
                              Experiential                                                                                                                                                           Coordina-
                               Learning                                                                                                                                                               tion, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Promotion




        fall                                                                                                    spring



p.18                                                                                                                                                                                                                  p.19
fashion design, merchandising, and media




       YEAR 2 | SPECIALIZATION 2

       accessory design
       and technology
         Intersession




                                                                                                                   Intersession
                                                                                                     session IV




                                                                                                                                                                                                            session IV
                                                                             session III




                                                                                                                                                                                    session III
                                                      session II




                                                                                                                                                              session II
                                 session I




                                                                                                                                           session I
                                                                                                                   January
         August



                        IW1




                                             IW2




                                                                   IW3




                                                                                           IW4




                                                                                                                                  IW1




                                                                                                                                                       IW2




                                                                                                                                                                           IW3




                                                                                                                                                                                                  IW4
                                                                                                                                         Accessory                               Decoration
                                                                          Traditional                Line                                Collection                                  and
                               Handbag               Footwear
                                                                             and                 Development                            Design and           Fashion              Finishing              Portfolio
                              Construction          Design and
                                                                         Experimental                 for                               Production           Styling             Techniques             Development
                              Techniques           Construction
                                                                          Headwear                Accessories                           Experiential                                 for
          Optional                                                                                                   Special             Learning                                Accessories
           English                                                                                                   Project:
          or Italian                                                                                               Experiential
          Language                                                                                                  Learning                                                                              Fashion
                               Accessory                                                                                                                                                                   Show
                                Studio                                                                                                                                                                  Production,
                              Experiential                                                                                                                                                              Coordina-
                               Learning                                                                                                                                                                  tion, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Promotion




        fall                                                                                                      spring



p.20                                                                                                                                                                                                                     p.21
fashion design, merchandising, and media




       YEAR 2 | SPECIALIZATION 3

       fashion merchandising,
       marketing, and retail
         Intersession




                                                                                                                Intersession
                                                                                                   session IV




                                                                                                                                                                                                            session IV
                                                                            session III




                                                                                                                                                                                    session III
                                                      session II




                                                                                                                                                              session II
                                 session I




                                                                                                                                         session I
                                                                                                                January
         August



                        IW1




                                             IW2




                                                                   IW3




                                                                                          IW4




                                                                                                                               IW1




                                                                                                                                                     IW2




                                                                                                                                                                           IW3




                                                                                                                                                                                                  IW4
                                                    Fashion                                                                              Fashion
                                                                                                                                         Buying
                                                   Forecasting                                  Strategic
                               Fashion                                     Image                                                       Strategies:
                                                       for                                       Fashion                             From Personal                                                       Fashion
                              Merchandis-                                Consultancy                                                                         Sales                 Brand
                                                   Merchandis-                                  Marketing                               Shopper
                                  ing                                                                                                                                                                   Business in
                                                       ers                                                                              to Retail          Management            Management
          Optional                                                                                                Special              Merchan-                                                           Italy
                                                                                                                                          dising
           English                                                                                                Project:
                                                                                                                                      Experiential
          or Italian                                                                                            Experiential           Learning
          Language                                                                                               Learning
                               Retail and
                                 Sales
                               Strategies
                              Experiential                                                                                                                   Fashion
                               Learning                                                                                                                      Styling




        fall                                                                                                    spring



p.22                                                                                                                                                                                                                     p.23
fashion design, merchandising, and media




       YEAR 2 | SPECIALIZATION 4

       fashion
       communication,
       promotion, and media
         Intersession




                                                                                                                Intersession
                                                                                                   session IV




                                                                                                                                                                                                              session IV
                                                                            session III




                                                                                                                                                                                      session III
                                                      session II




                                                                                                                                                               session II
                                 session I




                                                                                                                                          session I
                                                                                                                January
         August



                        IW1




                                             IW2




                                                                   IW3




                                                                                          IW4




                                                                                                                                IW1




                                                                                                                                                      IW2




                                                                                                                                                                            IW3




                                                                                                                                                                                                    IW4
                                                                                                                                       Magazine                                                             Fashion
                                                   Introduction           Magazine              Strategic                             Editing and            Advanced             Fashion Icons:             Show
                              Writing for
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Production,
                              the Fashion           to Fashion           Editing and             Fashion                              Publishing II           Fashion              Trends and
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Coordina-
                                Industry           Photography           Publishing I           Marketing                             Experiential          Photography              Lifestyle             tion, and
                                                                                                                                       Learning                                                           Promotion
          Optional                                                                                                 Special
           English                                                                                                 Project:
          or Italian                                                                                             Experiential
          Language                                                                                                Learning
                               Retail and
                                 Sales
                                                                                                                                                              Fashion
                               Strategies
                                                                                                                                                              Styling
                              Experiential
                               Learning




        fall                                                                                                    spring



p.24                                                                                                                                                                                                                       p.25
cemi




cemi                                                            fly fashion
                                                                  loves you




                                                                         fly
                                                                         fashion
                                                                         loves
                                                                         you
                                                                          is the school retail store
                                                                         operated by FAST, which
                                                                         features emerging designers,
                                                                         high quality vintage,
                                                                         consignment, and student-
                                                                         produced designs.




       FUA is the only institution in Italy whose academic
       divisions each feature a Community Engagement Member
       Institution (CEMI), which allows students to integrate
       and interact with the local community.

                                                                                                        p.27
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                                                                          JOURNALING
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                                                                                                                   Expanding Views
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        FASHION&ST Y LE                                  |       ARTS           |     T R AV E L        |     WRITING               |       ALUMNI




                                         Ingorda for
                                   Florence Campus
                                          Publishing
                     at the J School operates
                      the publishing projects
                     and products of FUA. It
                    is specialized in volumes
                       on gastronomy, travel,
                      culture, and textbooks.
                        Ingorda is involved in
                   FUA’s publishing projects
                           involving students.




p.28
tuttotoscana




                                                                        study away
the james beard foundation
           from florence to
                                                                        certificate
                                                                        career programs
                                                                          FUA features distinct short-term programs offering
                                                                          prestigious professional outcomes for highly
                                                                          motivated students.
                                                                          These specialized programs combine academic
                                                                          learning and involvement in international events.

                                                                          tuttotoscana
                                                                          (Offered Fall / Spring)
                                                                          From Florence to the James Beard Foundation in NYC

                                                                          TuttoToscana means “all things Tuscan” and focuses on event management, and
                                                                          event production. Students begin coursework and event preparation through three
                                                                          weeks of classes in Florence, and conclude with a weeklong production and staging of
                                                                          an event cycle featuring the James Beard Foundation and other venues in NYC.




                                                                          program areas and duration
                                                                          Students may choose from 3 different areas of event organization and production for
                                                                          6-9 credits (Florence-NYC, 4 weeks)
                                                                          or 3 credits (NYC-only, 1 week).



                                                                          Area 1: Event Planning and Communications
                                                                          Area 2: Digital Media and Visual Arts / Fashion*
                                                                          Area 3: Food Management and Production for Special Events
                                                                          * visual arts fall / fashion spring



                                                                          please note:
                              The FUA team is featured yearly in          - During the event week in NYC, satellite events in addition to the James Beard
                              the JBF event calendar as a part of the     Foundation may complete the event cycle. Event scheduling is subject to variation.
                              TuttoToscana academic program.              - Some courses in the available offering may require a prerequisite.


                                                                                                                                                                  p.31
sld




“education is the most powerful                                 student life
   weapon which you can use to
              change the world.”
                                                                and development
                                                                department
                                                                   FUA offers support services for all career
                                                                   students through the student life and
                                                                   development department:




                                                                   Scholarships for select Career Programs
                                                                   Housing
                                                                   Meal plans
                                                                   Emergency hotline
                                                                   Extracurricular activities
                                                                   Counseling
                                                                   Career center
                                                                   Writing support
                                                                   Alumni network


                                                                   Please consult the FUA website to access the SLD area.
                                                                   studentlifeflorence.it




                                   nelson mandela

                                   in a July 16, 2003 speech.
                                   Johannesburg, South Africa


                                                                                                                            p.33
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