Fashion Studies Minor

The minor in Fashion Studies offers students a path to become knowledgeable about fashion products, theory, history, culture, and business practices. Students study the global, cultural, and historical importance of fashion and develop ethical practices in the life cycle of fashion production. Students examine how the fashion industry flows from design concepts through the after-life of fashion products and prepare students for careers in the fashion industry and other global businesses. Note: This minor is offered only for non-fashion design and fashion merchandising majors.

Required courses (3):

  • FASH 141 Fashion: Designer to Consumer
  • FASH 223 History of Costume OR
    • FASH 226 History of Textiles
  • FASH 253 Cultural Dress

Choose two (2) course from the following:

  • FASH 153 Consumer Textiles
  • FASH 208 Sustainability in the Fashion Industry
  • FASH 241 Omni-channel Fashion Retailing
  • FASH 245 Research Methods for the Fashion Industry
  • FASH 326 Fashion Merchandising: Theory and Industry Analysis
  • FASH 354 Advanced Textiles