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    Columbia College Chicago
  Feb 21, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

Fashion Business Minor

The Minor in Fashion Business comprises an 18 credit hour course of study, leaving ample room for students to pursue interdisciplinary course options across the college. The curriculum foundation encompasses a basic understanding of fashion as an industry. The remaining coursework allows a student to engage in fashion for a specific path or to experiment with a variety of courses.

Students who successfully complete the Fashion Business Minor should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the professional vocabulary used in the fashion industry.
  • Analyze product quality, pricing, promotion, target markets, trends, opportunities, challenges, and evaluate their impact in the field.
  • Understand the cultural significance of fashion.
  • Recognize the steps needed to develop fashion ideas into artistic and entrepreneurial endeavors.

A grade of C or better is required in all major/minor courses.

Program Requirements