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 2017

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:  Janice Fiore, 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: Jan. 5 (Thursday evening) & Jan. 9 (Monday,  6:20PM - 9:10PM 
Location:  CC154
Cost:  $185.00
Contact:  The Enterprise Center at FIT. 212-217-7250

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CTD 430 (Section 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  as a prerequisite to taking Rhino II.

Text: Rhino 5.0 for Jewelry, by Dana Buscaglia – available at lulu.comamazon.com, and the FIT Barnes & Noble college bookstore.

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

Course number:  CTD 430 (55a)
Class times:  6:20 pm-9:10 pm
Class dates:  4 sessions: Sep 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 620PM- 910PM (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:  completion of assigned homework 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. 

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 5.0 for Jewelry, by Dana Buscaglia – soon to be available tat lulu.com and the FIT Barnes & Noble college bookstore.

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

Course number:  CTD 431 (55a)
Class Times:  6:20 pm-9:10 pm
Class Dates:  4 sessions: Oct 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 620PM- 910PM  – Monday evenings
Cost:  $295.00
Contact:  The Enterprise Center at FIT. 212-217-7250

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Rhino III

click for brief Rhino III course summary

Prerequisite:  completion of assigned homework 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 5.0 for Jewelry, by Dana Buscaglia – soon to be available at lulu.com and the FIT Barnes & Noble college bookstore

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

Course number:  CTD 432 (55a)
Class Times:  6:20 pm-9:10 pm
Class Dates:  Nov 13, 20, 27, Dec 4 620PM- 910P – Monday evenings
Cost:  $295.00
Contact:  The Enterprise Center at FIT. 212-217-7250

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


How To Register in Person

Visit the Enterprise Center at their new location, 236 W. 27 St., storefront location, NY, NY

You can phone the Enterprise Center at 212-217-7250 for updated information about registration or any other issues.