Fashion

Description

The fashion concentration 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 design and production. Among the subjects that may be related to the students' other concentration area 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, students can creat a strong foundation for a variety of careers. Opportunities for internships and study abroad could further advance students' professional goals. Through the leadership of well-known fashion industry professionals, the concentration in fashion at ASU will be connected globally to leaders in the industry.

Prgram Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 upper division hours for this concentration.
  • Students must have an overall GPA of 2.50 or higher and achieve a minimum 2.50 GPA in concentration classes.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Miximum 9 hours of transfer work.

Required Courses -- 9 credit hours

FSH 125 Survey of the Fashion Industry (3) (Required) (Credit is allowed for only FSH 125 or HDA 125)

FSH 201 Textiles Survey (3) (Required) (Credit is allowed for only FSH 201 or ART 294 (Textiles Survey)

FSH 435 Contemporary Fashion (3) (Required)

Fashion Electives (6 credits must be Upper Division) -- 9 credit hours

ART 377 Surface to Form (3) (Prerequisite(s): Art major: ART 276 with C or better OR Fashion major: FSH 201 with C or better OR All other majors: ART 110, 112, 113, 115, or 116 with C or better)

ART 378 Digital Textiles (3) (Prerequisite(s): C or better: ART 110 or 111; ART 112, 113, 115, or 116; min 2.00 GPA OR Digital Culture student; C or better: AME 111; AME 112 or 130; min 2.00 GPA OR Fashion major; FSH 201; Credit is allowed for only ART 378 or 394 (Digital Textiles))

FSH 300 Global Fashion Industry (3) (Prerequisite(s): FSH 204 or FSH 206 with C or better)

FSH 394 Special Topics (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

FSH 494 Special Topics (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

MKT 390 Essentials of Marketing (3) (Prerequisite(s): Minimum ASU cumulative GPA of 2.00; Minimum 56 hours)

MKT 391 Essentials of Selling (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum ASU cumulative GPA of 2.00, and minimum 56 hours)

MKT 395 Essentials of Advertising and Marketing Communication (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum 56 hours, Credit is allowed for only BUA 382 or MKT 395)

MKT 397 Essentials of Global Marketing (3) (Prerequisite(s): Non-Business major; minimum 2.00 ASU cumulative GPA; minimum 56 hours; MKT 390 with C or better; or Non-degree seeking undergraduate or Degree seeking or Non-degree seeking graduate student)

THE 430 History of Fashion I (HU) (3) (Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing or higher)

THE 431 History of Fashion II 20th-Century Fashion (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only THE 431 or THE 494 (History of Fashion II))

 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

HIFSHEMPH

College/School

College/School

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact