Fashion History, Theory, and Culture

The minor in Fashion History, Theory, and Culture is an interdisciplinary minor created by the departments of History of Art and Social Sciences.

Fashion Studies is history, theory, and culture. Courses explore the meaning of fashion and its function in society.

Co-Coordinator: Lourdes Font 
Co-Coordinator: Justine de Young 

Requirements

HA 344 History of Western Costume
SS 376 Clothing and Society

Complete three of the following courses.

Course Credits
HA 201 History of Fashion Photography   
HA 203 HISTORY OF DECORATIVE ARTS: JEWELRY AND METALWORK   
HA 204 HISTORY OF EAST ASIAN COSTUME   
HA 215 HISTORY OF MENSWEAR   
HA 233 CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL FASHION   
HA 237 GLOBAL FASHION: ANCIENT ORIGINS TO MODERN STYLES   
HA 239 THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN TEXTILES AND FASHION   
HA 301 FASHION AND IMPRESSIONISM (HONORS)   
HA 305 HISTORY OF 20TH CENTURY TEXTILE DESIGN   
HA/PL 330 APPROACHES TO FASHION THEORY   
HA 342 HISTORY OF TEXTILE DESIGN   
HA 346 20TH CENTURY FASHION AND ART   
HA 347/FI 262 COSTUME AND FASHION IN FILM   
HA 382 BEAUTY: THE HUMAN IDEAL IN VISUAL CULTURE (HONORS)   
HA 383 ART OF THE SILK ROAD: CROSS-CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS (HONORS)   
HI 208 AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH FABRIC, FASHION, AND DRESS   
HI 209 FASHION AND SLAVERY   
IT 312 Italian Fashion Culture  
PL 202 ANIMAL ETHICS AND THE FASHION INDUSTRY   
SS 244 FASHION ECONOMICS   
SS 277 CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS OF NON-WESTERN DRESS AND FASHION   
SS 301 LUXURY: A SOCIO-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE   
SS 306 KIMONO AND FASHION: A SOCIO-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE   
SS 313 CULTURAL AWARENESS, DESIGN RESPONSIBILITY AND THE LAW   
SS 334 THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOR   
SS 386 YOUTH SUBCULTURES, IDENTITY AND FASHION: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE  

Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and any prerequisite information.