Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Behavioral Aspects of Dress
H411 | 0464 | Jung


Meeting Day and Time: M, W, 11:15-12:30

Course Description and Content

This course seeks to help the student (1) identify and explain the
theoretical bases for study of the social-psychological aspects of
clothing, appearances and images and examine relevant research based
on theories; (2) analyze the importance of clothing and other
appearance-related products as means of personal and social
expressions of self; (3) critically examine research evidence
regarding the meaning and use of clothing at the individual and group
level.

Required Text and Readings

Kaiser, S.  (1998).  The Social Psychology of Clothing.  New York:
Fairchild Publications (2nd Edition)

Other Comments

Prerequisites: AMID H100, Psychology P101, Junior standing