Fashion (BA)

The BA degree program in fashion at ASU combines history, business practices and hands-on studio experience to prepare students for a variety of roles in this important industry. This program is distinguished from other fashion programs in the U.S. through its integration with other research disciplines in the university. Students have the opportunity to pursue tracks in marketing and merchandising, costuming, wearable technology, sustainability, management and leadership, international experience, and fashion and culture. In the capstone experience, students develop a substantial project within their focus track. Opportunities for internships and study abroad further advance students' professional goals. Through the leadership of well-known industry professionals, the bachelor's degree in fashion is connected globally to leaders in the industry.

Degree Offered

Fashion (BA)
Design & the Arts, Herberger Institute for

Location
Tempe

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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
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Career Outlook

This program prepares students to enter a variety of roles in the fashion industry including as fashion designers, merchandise display and window designers, textile and apparel production management, fabric designers, marketing researchers and other fashion business analysts, supply chain managers for the apparel industry, fashion critics, curators and many other related positions.

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary10.8%$64,300
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers-26%$41,310
Fashion Designers2.9%$64,030
Models-0.2%$19,970
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 6.4%$55,020
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 6.2%$52,270

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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