Course of Study - Core Courses
The Academic Catalog with course descriptions, the detailed Career Programs brochure, and current/upcoming schedules for core courses and optional seminars may be consulted at the Academics area of the FUA site. Please consult the program brochure for prerequisites to non-beginning levels of this program. For enrollment please visit the Admissions page.
Year 1 Level I (Fall)
Technical Drawing and CAD
Strategic Luxury Brand Management
Luxury Furniture Design
Product Design Experiential Learning
Year 1 Level II (Spring)
Art, Food, Fashion and Wine: Creative Advertising of Italian Destinations
3D Computer Design and Rendering
Luxury Residential Interior Design
Faces, Facts, and Places in Italian Fashion
Luxury Design I Experiential Learning
Year 2 Level III (Fall)
Made in Italy
Visual Merchandising and Display
Teaching Assistantship I
Deluxe Hotels Experiential Learning
Year 2 Level IV (Spring)
Teaching Assistantship II
Portfolio Development IV
Luxury Design II Experiential Learning
Seminar selections will depend on the period. Please refer to the Career Program introduction and the Admissions area for information on the Italian language, seminars, and internship/Experiential Learning Special Projects program options and their additional costs.
Optional Level I Seminars: Presentation Media, Commercial and Business Advertising, Art Media: Introduction to the Creative Process, Glamour and Style: The Pitti Fashion Shows, Portfolio Development I.
Optional Level II Seminars: Winery Design, Introduction to Fashion Photography, Visual Communication in Business, Introduction to Lighting, Portfolio Development II.
Optional Level III Seminars: Local Restaurants and Wine Bars: Signature Chefs and Sommeliers, Customer Satisfaction, Portfolio Development III.