120 total credits required
The curriculum for the fashion degree online program consists of 54 credits from online fashion business courses and 66 from general education courses. The required online fashion business courses include 24 credits from electives and a practicum for each semester you are enrolled full-time.
Foundation (54 hours)
Supervised work experience for the advanced student which requires the application of principles, skills, and strategies within the discipline. Requires signed internship agreement by student, faculty of record, and supervisor representing host organization. This course may be repeated up to a maximum of 12 credit hours and is graded on a Pass/Fail basis.
All fashion design majors are required to enroll in this course each semester of full-time enrollment, excluding the semester of internship. Requirements vary by semester and may include participation in fashion shows, exhibitions, program meetings and activities, and special events. Pass/Fail grading. May be repeated.
This course is a study of social and cultural history and the resulting costumes worn by men, women, and children from primitive times to 1900. Emphasis is given to the ways in which politics, economics, and technology affected the changing silhouettes of each period.
This course is a study of social history and the resulting costumes worn by men, women, and children in the 20th and 21st centuries, focusing on the impact of cultural, political, and social changes. Emphasis is given to the ways in which politics, economics, and technology affected the changing silhouettes of each period, while exploring fashion and the psychology of dress in culturally diverse settings.
This course is a study of the commercial and professional elements of fashion, including analysis of merchandising and marketing practices within fashion and its related industries.
This capstone course provides students the opportunity to identify themselves as entrepreneurs, develop a business plan and create their own marketing strategy for their business. Students will analyze industry trends, research existing companies, and present their own personal business model.
Electives (24 hours)
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