The minor in apparel, textiles and merchandising is designed for those students wanting some expertise in the apparel industry to strengthen their majors in business, marketing, communication, advertising, graphic design, theatre arts, event planning, accounting, retail management, etc. Students are exposed to various aspects of merchandising, trend analysis, textiles, buying, sustainability, and fashion event planning. Completing the minor will contribute to future career competitiveness and broaden opportunities.
To be admitted to a minor in Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.3 (or be a freshman or transfer). A minimum grade of C- must be earned in each course counted toward fulfilling major and minor requirements.