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The Minor in Fashion Studies 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.
As a result of successfully completing program requirements, students 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; and
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.