Minor in Fashion Studies
Students admitted before Fall 2021 may follow this curriculum or the one published in the 2021-2022 Calendar.
The Fashion Studies Minor will allow students to pursue a primarily lecture-based overview of the fashion industry, including history, design, textiles, and marketing. The Minor is of interest to students not enrolled in the School of Fashion who wish to understand the various components of the fashion industry.
Required courses include a focus on both design and commercial aspects which explores the use of trend information and appropriate material selection for different segments of the fashion marketplace.
Administered by: School of Fashion
To receive this Minor, students must complete six (6) courses from the following curriculum:
Required courses (1):
|FSN 223||Fashion Concepts and Theory|
Required Group 1: One (1) course from the following:
Plus four (4) of the following:
|FFS 102||Dress, the Body, and Identity|
|FFS 110||Art and Historical Change: Revival and Renewal|
|FFS 402||Fashion and Modernity|
|FFS 511||Fashion and Material Culture|
|FFS 702||Fashion and Abject Body|
|FFS 710||Post-Colonial Perspectives|
|FSN 101||Discovering Textiles|
|FSN 132||History of Art|
|FSN 203||History of Design|
|FSN 224||Fashion History in Context|
|FSN 232||History of Art II|
|FSN 302||Fashion Histories: Ancient to Pre-modern|
|FSN 400||Fashion in International Markets|
|FSN 503||Critical Issues in Design|
|FSN 504||Fashion Culture - Suffragettes to CEO's|
|FSN 508||World Fashion: Contemporary Perspectives|
|FSN 509||Topics in Fashion History and Theory|
|FSN 510||Fashion Film, Cinema and New Media|
|FSN 555||History of Fashion Illustration|
|FSN 556||Design and Cultural Diversity|
|FSN 704||Dress-Cultural Transformation|
|FSN 706||Fashion Event Planning|
Please see PDF fileSenate Policy 2, Section 7.4 for further information about Minors.