Fashion Minor

For information, contact Della Reams, 226 Boyd Hall, 513-529-3490 (Fashion Design) or Leslie Stoel, 3042 FSB, 513-529-3985 (Fashion Business).

The minor in Fashion emphasizes creativity and experimentation, and offers students the opportunity to develop basic skills in product making, fashion business decision-making, historical contexts, materials, and design foundations.

Admission to the minor is selective; students must have a high school diploma to be considered for admission. 

Program Requirements

(21 credit hours)

FAS 101Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
Beginning Metals
Jewelry Design and Metals I
Fashion Sprint Special Topics
Apparel Construction Techniques
Draping for Fashion Design
Flat Pattern Drafting for Fashion Design
Costume Fundamentals
Fashion Business3
Fashion Retail Planning and Buying
Fashion Trend Forecasting
Principles of Marketing
Principles of Retailing
History of Western Dress
Global Perspectives on Dress
Contemporary Fashion History of 20th-21st Century
FAS 221Textiles for the Fashion Industry3
Design Foundations
FAS 241The Elements and Principles of Fashion Design, including Color Theory3
Fashion Electives3
Problem Solving
Introduction to Figure Drawing
Observational Drawing
Art and Digital Tools I
Arts of West Africa
Illustration (maximum 6)
Fashion Illustration
Fashion and Digital Tools
Advanced Special Topics in Fashion
Foundations in Digital 3-D Modeling and Animation
Introduction to Journalism
Introduction to Strategic Communication and Public Relations
Costume Design
Or any class in the minor not yet taken.
Total Credit Hours21