Fashion Media - Minor

College of Communication and Information
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
201 Franklin Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2572
jmc@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/jmc


Description

This minor is for students studying either fashion merchandising or journalism and mass communication. Fashion merchandising students take the Media Track to learn about the fashion media and better prepare them to understand this industry. Journalism and mass communication students take the Fashion Track to learn about the fashion publishing industry to better prepare them for work in this business. The Fashion Track (for school of journalism and mass communication majors) includes a trip to New York City to study fashion media. The Media Track (for fashion merchandising majors) has a New York City trip as a requirement.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minimum 2.000 overall Kent State University GPA; or, if a first semester freshman or transfer student admitted in good standing, no established Kent State University GPA is needed. This minor is open only to students declared in the Fashion Merchandising major or in a major in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
ENTR 27056INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3
or FDM 35280 FASHION ENTREPRENEURSHIP
FDM 10010FASHION FUNDAMENTALS 3
JMC 41111FASHION PUBLISHING 3
Choose from the following:15
Media Track for Students Declared in Fashion Merchandising Major
FASHION IN THE MEDIA 1
MAGAZINE DESIGN
CYBERMEDIA PRODUCTION
FUNDAMENTALS OF MEDIA MESSAGES
MULTIMEDIA TECHNIQUES
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES
VISUAL DESIGN FOR MEDIA: ADVANCED
Fashion Track for Students Declared in Major in School of Journalism and Mass Communication
FASHION BRANDING
CONTEMPORARY FASHION DESIGNERS (WIC)
FASHION FORECASTING
FASHION IN THE MEDIA 1
FIELD EXPERIENCE STUDY TOUR FOR NYC STUDIO STUDENTS (ELR)
NEW YORK MEDIA SEMINAR
Minimum Total Credit Hours:24
1

FDM 35080 must be taken in New York City only.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.700