About the Program

The Fashion minor in the Fashion and Textile Technology Department offers a comprehensive understanding of the contemporary fashion industry including fashion/textile history, fashion design, and fashion business. A total of 18 credits are required with three courses both in the required and elective courses. Three elective courses will introduce students to a variety of segments of the fashion industry. All courses are taught in the Fashion and Textile Technology Department and students enrolled in the Fashion minor can also participate in the annual Runway Fashion show.

About the Fashion and Textile Technology Department

303 Technology Building
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-3478
Fax: (716) 878-4399
https://fashion.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (9 credit hours) 9
Choose three courses from the following:
FTT 109 FUNDAMENTALS OF APPAREL CONSTRUCTION
FTT 110 FUNDAMENTALS OF THE FASHION INDUSTRY
FTT 150 INTRODUCTION TO FASHION MERCHANDISING
FTT 206 INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILES
FTT 224 PATTERN DRAFTING AND GRADING FOR INDUSTRY

Elective Courses (9 credit hours) 9
Choose three from the following:
FTT 303 FASHION ILLUSTRATION/DRAWING I
FTT 306 TEXTILE EVALUATION
FTT 324 INDUSTRIAL APPAREL ASSEMBLY
FTT 329 DESIGNING KNIT APPAREL
FTT 348 HISTORY OF COSTUME
FTT 349 HISTORY OF TEXTILES
FTT 355 RESEARCH IN FASHION MERCHANDISING
FTT 365 FASHION DIGITAL RETAILING
FTT 452 FASHION SHOW PRODUCTION

Total Credit Hours 18