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 History, Theory, and Culture explores the meanings of fashion and its functions in society.

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

Requirements

You must complete five of the following courses. Note many of these courses have prerequisites.

Course Credits
HA 201 History of Fashion Photography  3
HA 203 HISTORY OF DECORATIVE ARTS: JEWELRY AND METALWORK  3
HA 204 HISTORY OF EAST ASIAN COSTUME  3
HA 215 HISTORY OF MENSWEAR  3
HA 233 CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL FASHION  3
HA 237 GLOBAL FASHION: ANCIENT ORIGINS TO MODERN STYLES  3
HA 239 THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN TEXTILES AND FASHION  3
HA 301 FASHION AND IMPRESSIONISM (HONORS)  3
HA 305 HISTORY OF 20TH CENTURY TEXTILE DESIGN  3
HA/PL 330 APPROACHES TO FASHION THEORY  3
HA 342 HISTORY OF TEXTILE DESIGN  3
HA 344 History of Western Costume 3
HA 346 20TH CENTURY FASHION AND ART  3
HA 347/FI 262 COSTUME AND FASHION IN FILM  3
HA 382 BEAUTY: THE HUMAN IDEAL IN VISUAL CULTURE (HONORS)  3
HA 383 ART OF THE SILK ROAD: CROSS-CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS (HONORS)  3
HI 208 AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH FABRIC, FASHION, AND DRESS  3
HI 209 FASHION AND SLAVERY  3
IT 312 Italian Fashion Culture 3
PL 202 ANIMAL ETHICS AND THE FASHION INDUSTRY  3
SS 244 FASHION ECONOMICS  3
SS 277 CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS OF NON-WESTERN DRESS AND FASHION  3
SS 301 LUXURY: A SOCIO-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE  3
SS 306 KIMONO AND FASHION: A SOCIO-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE  3
SS 313 CULTURAL AWARENESS, DESIGN RESPONSIBILITY AND THE LAW  3
SS 334 THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOR 3
SS 376 Clothing and Society 3
SS 386 YOUTH SUBCULTURES, IDENTITY AND FASHION: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE 3

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