HNB4M: The World of Fashion


This course gives students the opportunity to explore the world of fashion. Students will learn how to create a fashion product using various tools, techniques, and technologies while developing their practical skills. Students will learn about various factors that affect the global fashion industry, the needs of specialized markets, and the impact of fiber and fabric production and care. In addition, they will learn about social and historical influences on fashion. Students will apply research skills when investigating aspects of the fashion world.



Department Title Grade  Type Course Code  Credit Value Prerequisite Duration  Curriculum
Social Sciences The World of Fashion  12 Mixed Level   HNB4M 1.0  Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies 110 Hours Link

This course has the following units of study:

  • What is Fashion (5 Hours)
  • Fashion Design and Creative Expression (10 Hours)
  • Shakespear: Romeo and Juliet (25 Hours)
  • Tools and Techniques (25 Hours)
  • Textiles (15 Hours)
  • History of Fashion (25 Hours)
  • Business of Fashion (10 Hours)
  • Globalization of Fashion (5 Hours)
  • Course Cumulative Project (15 Hours)

HNB4M has a course cumulative project and a final exam, each worth 15% of the final grade calculation.

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