Fashion (Minor)

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The minor program in fashion offers grounding in the history, social context and economics of the contemporary fashion industry. Students also have the option of pursuing more focused classes designed to introduce students to a variety of roles in this important industry: fashion history, fashion industry business practices and fashion production.

Among the subjects that may be related to students' majors are marketing and merchandising, costuming, wearable technology, sustainability, management and leadership, international experience, and fashion and culture. Due to the relationship of these subjects to a wide variety of disciplines taught at ASU, many students throughout the university may supplement their major with closely related fashion minor classes, creating a strong foundation for a variety of careers. Opportunities for study abroad could further advance students' professional goals.

Taught by well-known fashion industry professionals, students enrolled in the minor in fashion at ASU develop connections to leaders in the industry.

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Fashion (Minor)

Offered by
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts


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Program requirements

Courses selected must satisfy the minimum requirement of 18 credit hours for the minor; nine of the credit hours must be upper-division (300 or 400-level) coursework.
Required Courses -- 9 credit hours
Notes: Please complete either FSH 201 or FSH 325 before enrolling in Contemporary Fashion (FSH 435).
Fashion Electives -- 6 credit hours
Upper Division Fashion Electives -- 3 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.