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Accessories Design

Winter Session: January 5 - 21
Spring Session: January 26 - May 18

Spring Courses

LD 101 Accessories Design
2 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
For students not majoring in Accessories Design. Introduction to major areas of accessories design. Various types of shoes, handbags, and belts are analyzed in terms of materials, construction, and presentation. Students acquire hands-on techniques in all three phases.
CRN Section Day Time Location
4556 15A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C301

LD 112 Decorative Leather Techniques
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Studying such ornamentation techniques as trapunto, inlay, welting, pleating, and weaving, students learn how to apply them to leather apparel and accessories design. Basic patternmaking skills used in the construction of handbags, belts, and portfolios are taught.
CRN Section Day Time Location
9922 15A R 6:30 pm-10:00 pm A487

LD 121 Anatomy for Accessories
1.5 credits
In-state $282 Out-of-state $844.50
Students study the components of the foot, spine, and hand to understand the relationship between anatomical structure and the design of footwear, handbags, and gloves. Students learn to create functional and fashionable accessories that are anatomically and ergonomically correct.
CRN Section Day Time Location
11393 15A R 6:30 pm-8:20 pm D505

LD 133 Footwear Design and Construction I
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Co-requisite: LD 121
The basic concepts of footwear design are introduced and the history and types of footwear are discussed. Students develop skills for working with a last and learn patternmaking, sewing, construction, and finishing techniques for closed shoes.
CRN Section Day Time Location
9054 15A M 5:10 pm-9:40 pm A484

LD 143 Handbag Design and Construction I
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Co-requisites: LD 111 and LD 121
The skills to design and produce handbags are taught. Students become familiar with patternmaking techniques, machinery and equipment, and the various styles in handbag design. They learn how to translate original concepts into finished products.
CRN Section Day Time Location
11236 15A W 5:10 pm-9:40 pm A484
15344 15B F 5:10 pm-9:40 pm A487

LD 181 Ergonomics for Athletic Footwear
2 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
This in-depth study of the ergonomic requirements of footwear for myriad athletic activities focuses on integrating the anatomy and function of the human form with sport-specific design considerations. Injuries, sport surfaces, and the evolution of athletic footwear within the several elemental genres are also discussed, along with latest the trends in materials and manufacturing.
CRN Section Day Time Location
14050 15A T 6:30 pm-8:20 pm C504

LD 182 Performance Materials for Athletic Footwear
2 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
Prerequisite: LD 181
Students learn about the different types of performance materials used in all aspects of athletic footwear construction.
CRN Section Day Time Location
14049 15A M 6:30 pm-8:20 pm C503

LD 185 Athletic Footwear Drafting
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Prerequisite: LD 184
Students draft the components of an athletic shoe using both freehand and CAD. A history of the athletic footwear industry and the integration of technology in athletic footwear are introduced. Students make a model of an outsole design.
CRN Section Day Time Location
14627 15A T 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C709

LD 261 Sketching Accessories
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Students are introduced to the concept of three-dimensional sketching and how it relates to accessories design. Concentrating on design detail, they learn to sketch the basic shapes in footwear, handbags, personal leather goods, and belts.
CRN Section Day Time Location
9280 15A W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C507
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