Athletic Footwear Design and Construction

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Athletic Footwear Design and Construction

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Design, Fashion, Field Component

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    There are no prerequisites for this course. A good command of sketching and rendering techniques is however highly recommended.

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Through this course, students will learn the different aspects of athletic footwear in order to design and construct original products. Various methods of applying design and production techniques to different types of athletic shoe categories including running, basketball, and tennis shoes will be examined. This class includes experiential learning with CEMI.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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