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This minor focuses on communication in the fashion industry. Students connect tools and techniques of communication in design to visual branding, fashion trends and forecasting, fashion culture, styling and imaging, digital illustration, surface exploration,
e-portfolio, and fashion publishing. This minor is geared toward areas in fashion such as magazines, social media, styling, PR, creative direction, brand development, and brand management.
The Fashion Communication minor is offered through Parsons' School of Fashion and requires successful completion of 18 credits across four subject areas, as outlined in the chart below.
Note: Course availability may vary from semester to semester. Some courses may be in development and offered at a later time. Students seeking to pursue alternative coursework to fulfill the minor should consult with their advisors.
A student who has completed this minor should be able to demonstrate:
* Students in need of introductory art/design skills are strongly encouraged to select one of these course options.
Minors are available to all undergraduate students at The New School, though some minors are closed to students in certain majors (please see the list of preclusions for more details). Students may declare minors outside of their own colleges. To explore this option,
contact your academic advisor.
Students majoring in BFA Fashion Design or AAS Fashion Design are also restricted from pursuing a minor in Fashion Communication. The Fashion Communication minor requires an application for admission.
For questions regarding this minor’s curriculum, including requests for course substitutions, please contact Jason Kass at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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