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Fashion and Retail Studies Minor

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The minor is designed to enhance understanding of merchandising of fashion products to meet the needs of consumers and retail industries. There are three learning goals for the minor: 

  1. Acquire fundamental knowledge of the fashion and retail industries. 

  1. Solve problems creatively in consumer and industry related settings. 

  1. Develop communication skills in individual and group settings. 

Take courses that hone your creativity, commerce and analytical skills, while also learning about consumers and their behaviors. 

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Career Paths 

A career in fashion and retail can take a lot of different pathways. A career in this industry includes roles such as:

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Minor Requirements

A minor must be declared by the time a graduation application is submitted. Early declaration is recommended. After a minor is declared, any changes must be approved. 

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Minimum Credit Hours

14

6 credit hours at 3000 level or above

Minimum GPA

2.0

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Grades required

C- or better