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Apparel and Fashion Studies Minor

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Bringing business, marketing, and fashion together with a minor in Apparel and Fashion Studies.

A minor in apparel and fashion studies will provide a focus on fashion studies and will develop students into professionals capable of entering the workforce of fashion, apparel and textiles. The coursework is designed to prepare students with a better understanding of the apparel and fashion industry, which will expand their awareness of aesthetics, allow them to analyze garment construction and identify textiles and fabrics, enable their understanding and implementation of design elements and principles and ensure their appreciation of the impact that dress has on the world.

Undecided or still deciding on a major and future career?

If you are uncertain about your major and have questions about career planning, you are not alone. Choosing a major or career can be a very difficult decision. The exploratory studies program may be a good fit if you are unsure of your major and career focus. Entering the university in the exploratory studies program will help you gain confidence and valuable insights on majors and minors available at SDSU and future career choices. 

In addition, FOCUS 2 Career, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you reflect on your values, interests, personality traits and skills to provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 Career by using their student email and password. After completing FOCUS 2 Career, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.