Fashion History, Theory, and Culture, Minor

An interdisciplinary minor from the departments of History of Art and Social Sciences, Fashion History, Theory and Culture explores the meanings of fashion and its functions in society.

The following requirements below are intended for students declared after Fall 2022. If you have already declared your minor, please speak to your academic advisor for assistance.

Minor Coordinators: 
Lourdes Font 

Justine DeYoung

You Must Complete Five (5) of the Following Courses:
HA 201History of Fashion Photography3
HA 203History of Decorative Arts: Jewelry and Metalwork3
HA 204History of East Asian Costume3
HA 215History of Menswear3
HA 233Contemporary Global Fashion3
HA 237Global Fashion: Ancient Origins to Modern Styles3
HA 239The History of African Textiles and Fashion3
HA 301Fashion and Impressionism (Honors)3
HA 305History of 20th-Century Textile Design3
HA/PL 330Approaches to Fashion Theory (Interdisciplinary)3
HA 342History of Textile Design3
HA 344History of Western Costume3
HA 346Twentieth-Century Fashion and Art3
HA 347/FI 262Costume and Fashion in Film3
HA 382Beauty: The Human Ideal in Visual Culture (Honors)3
HA 383Art of the Silk Road: Cross-Cultural Encounters (Honors)3
HI 208American History through Fabric, Fashion, and Dress3
HI 209Fashion and Slavery3
IT 312Italian Fashion Culture3
PL 202Animal Ethics and the Fashion Industry3
SS 244Fashion Economics3
SS 277Cultural Expressions of Non-Western Dress and Fashion3
SS 301Luxury: A Socio-Cultural Perspective3
SS 306Kimono and Fashion: A Socio-Cultural Perspective3
SS 313Cultural Awareness, Design Responsibility, and the Law3
SS 334The Psychology of Color3
SS 376Clothing and Society3
SS 386Youth Subculture, Identity, and Fashion: A Sociological Perspective3