Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
The understanding of how footwear works with the human body for different movements or even how footwear is innovated to be lighter and more economical.
Majority of students fall behind in classes that fall under the STEM fields for various reasons like short attention span, lack of resources, or simply the challenge.
Students will play the roles of designers and bring the product to life with their amazing storytelling abilities.
This experience allows students to become creative, but then understand the reality of constraints using decision making principles.
There is always concern as to how to really bring a product to life. In the footwear industry, brands have been extremely creative with marketing their products.
This part of the program allows students to see how a shoes become more than something you wear; but then what now is considered the sneaker culture.
Students graduate from our program after going through 3 units, lasting on average 8-12 weeks.
History of footwear in its context to sports, music, and fashion
Current state of the Sneaker culture
Anatomy and physiology
Manufacturing principles and materials
Socioeconomic effects of sneaker culture
Advertising and marketing principles
Tracking consumer trends
Technology of footwear
Applying design to benefit community