Enterprise Center (Dept. of Continuing Education)
Fashion Institute of Technology
Seventh Avenue at 27th Street
New York, NY  10001
212-217-7250

 Rhinoceros CLASSROOM Courses for 
Fall 2014

These are non-credit courses

Intro to Rhino for the CAD Novice

This course is designed for those who are new to the Computer Aided Design (CAD) experience.  Students will be introduced to the environment of Computer Aided Design and will be better able to decide whether they feel ready to move on to the regular Rhino courses or whether they feel the need for further experience with the computer and less demanding computer graphics applications.

This course is taught on the PC.  It is advised that you have a PC version of Rhino to work on for home study and homework.

Instructor:  Antar Hall, Jewelry Designer, Freelance CAD Modelmaker, Rhino Instructor Fashion Institute of Technology Enterprise Center.

Course number:  CTD 429 (55a)
Class times:  6:20 – 9:10pm
Class dates:  2 sessions: 9/8 & 9/15, 2014, – Monday evenings
Location:  CC154
Cost:  $195.00
Contact:  The Enterprise Center at FIT. 212-217-7250

register online



CTD 430 (55A) - Rhino I

click for brief Rhino I course summary

This first course will cover 2-D digital drawing/drafting.  Class exercises will include mostly jewelry related material.

This course is taught on the PC.  It is advised that you have a PC version of Rhino to work on for home study and homework.

Note:  Satisfactory, on-time submissions of 3 homework assignments are required for a passing grade in this course.  A passing grade is required as a prerequisite to taking Rhino II.

Text: Rhino for Jewelry, by Dana Buscaglia – available at amazon.com and at the FIT bookstore

Instructor: Akiyo Matsuoka, Jewelry Designer, Freelance CAD Modelmaker, Rhino Instructor Fashion Institute of Technology Enterprise Center.

Course number:  CTD 430 (55a)
Class times:  6:20 pm-9:10 pm
Class dates:  4 sessions: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 2014 – Monday evenings
Cost:  $295.00
Contact:  The Enterprise Center at FIT. 212-217-7250

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Rhino II

click for brief Rhino II course summary

Prerequisite:  passing grade for CTC-430 (Rhino I).

This course will build on Rhino modeling fundamentals. We will get into 3-D surface and solid modeling fundamentals. Class exercises will include mostly jewelry related material. 

Note:  Satisfactory, on-time submissions of 3 homework assignments are required for a passing grade in this course.  A passing grade is required as a prerequisite to taking Rhino III.

This course is taught on the PC.  It is advised that you have a PC version of Rhino to work on for home study and homework.

Note:  Satisfactory, on-time submissions of 3 homework assignments are required for a passing grade in this course.

Text: Rhino for Jewelry, by Dana Buscaglia – available at amazon.com or the FIT bookstore

Instructor:  Dana Buscaglia, CAD Designer & Model Maker, CAD Professor at Fashion Institute of Technology 

Course number:  CTD 431 (55a)
Class Times:  6:20 pm-9:10 pm
Class Dates:  4 sessions: 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 2014 – Monday evenings
Cost:  $295.00
Contact:  The Enterprise Center at FIT. 212-217-7250

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Rhino III

click for brief Rhino I course summary

Prerequisite:  passing grade for CTC-431 (Rhino II).

In this course we will continue to focus on the creation of 3-D surfaces and solids. Students will continue to learn the creation, manipulation and editing of 3-D objects for the making of 3-D models. Class exercises will include mostly jewelry related material.
This course is taught on the PC.  It is advised that you have a PC version of Rhino to work on for home study and homework.

Note:  Satisfactory, on-time submissions of 3 homework assignments are required for a passing grade in this course.

Text: Rhino for Jewelry, by Dana Buscaglia – available at amazon.com or at the FIT bookstore

Instructor:  Dana Buscaglia, CAD Designer & Model Maker, CAD Professor at Fashion Institute of Technology

Course number:  CTD 432 (55a)
Class Times:  6:20 pm-9:10 pm
Class Dates:  4 sessions: 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 2014 – Tuesday evenings
Cost:  $295.00
Contact:  The Enterprise Center at FIT. 212-217-7250

Register Online

Note:  There is a one-time $5.00 registration fee per semester.


How To Register in Person

Go to this address at the Fashion Institute of Technology:

1) Pomerantz Art and Design Center on the corner of 27th St and 7th Ave, Suite D130 – right off the lobby 
2)Their phone number is:  212-217-7250