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Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

Fashion

Co-Major

Expand your Fashion Skills

You’ll learn to use creativity to experiment while developing basic skills in product-making, fashion business decision-making, applying historical contexts, design foundations, and materials. You’ll choose one of these three areas in developing skill depth: fashion corporate business, fashion design, or fashion entrepreneurship.

Contact Info

Della Reams (fashion design) / Leslie Stoel, Ph.D. (fashion business)

Asst Teaching Professor/Professor

Department of Art

226 Boyd Hall, 109 Presser Hall, 501 S. Patterson Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

dreams@MiamiOH.edu / stoelld@MiamiOH.edu

513-529-3490 / 513-529-3985

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Curriculum and Courses

The co-major core consists of 21 credit hours, including choices in Fashion, Art, Marketing, and Theatre. Each student also chooses one of three option areas: fashion corporate business, fashion design, or fashion entrepreneurship (16-20 credit hours).

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Course Catalog

Career Options

These skills are applicable to design, merchandising, marketing, and management careers in the apparel, beauty, and retail industries.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 90% First-to-second year retention

    Miami University Data

  • 21st Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

    The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

  • 96% of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019

    Miami University Data

Testimonials

Eva Savovich
  • One of the reasons I like the fashion major is because it’s so broad. You take classes in making, drawing, textiles, business, history. Having exposure to everything makes me well rounded.

    Eva Savovich '20
    Fashion, Marketing

Admission and Aid

This is Where Your Journey to Miami University Begins.

Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

You must be concurrently enrolled in and must complete another major at Miami University. Admission to the Fashion Co-Major is limited and by application (https://miamioh.formstack.com/forms/fashion_programs_application) only. You can apply as early as your second semester at Miami. In general, students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 to be considered for admission, but simply having the minimum GPA does not guarantee admission.

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