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  Jan 16, 2018
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fashion Business Minor

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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 will 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.


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