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ENGL 110 Seminar in Composition (minimum grade C-)​3 credits
First Year Experience (FYE)​0-4 credits
Discovery Learning Experience (DLE)​3 credits
Multi-Cultural Course ​3 credits
University Breadth Requirements (minimum grade C-)
Please note that University Breadth requirements cannot be satisfied with FASH courses.
​12 credits

Second Writing Course (need a C-)This course must be taken after completion of 60 credit hours. Approved writing courses are normally designated in the semester's Registration Booklet. See list of courses approved for Arts and Sciences second writing requirement. ​3 credits
Foreign Language (need a D-)Completion of intermediate level course (107 or 202) or higher or Exemption ​0-12 credits
MATH 114, MATH 115, or higher/equivalent (minimum grade C-)​3 credits
Arts & Sciences Breadth RequirementsNeed at least a C- in each course (may not be taken pass/fail). A total of 28-29 credits from Groups A, B, C, and D are required, with a minimum of six credits in each group. The six credits from each group can be in the same area. Courses may count for both University and A&S breadth requirements when a course satisfies both (see the rules here).
    • FASH 133 Foundations for Fashion Innovation
​3 credits
      • ​Three credits (non-FASH) selected from the CAS Group A Breadth list
​3 credits
​3 credits
    • ​Three credits (non-FASH) selected from the CAS Group B Breadth list
​3 credits
​3 credits
​3 credits
​3 credits
​4 credits
​3-4 credits

FASH 165 Fashion and Apparel Studies Seminar​1 credit
FASH 210 Seminar on Fashion Sustainability ​3 credits
FASH 215 Fundamentals of Textiles I 3 credits​
FASH 218 Introduction to Fashion Business3 credits​
FASH 220 Fundamentals of Textiles II  ​3 credits
FASH 419 Social-Psychological Aspects of Clothing​3 credits
FASH 455 Global Apparel and Textile Trade and Sourcing​3 credits
COMM 212 Oral Communication in Business 3 credits​

FASH 122 Apparel Product Assembly  3 credits​
FASH 213 Twentieth Century Design: Ethnic Influences 3 credits​
FASH 221 Creative and Technical Design Studio
3 credits​
FASH 233 Fashion Drawing and Rendering3 credits​
FASH 314 Apparel Design by Flat Pattern3 credits​
FASH 324 Apparel Design by Draping3 credits​
FASH 333 Fashion Forecasting and Design3 credits​
FASH 421 Professional Portfolio Development3 credits​
FASH 423 Introduction to Knitwear and Stretch Fabric Design     3 credits​
FASH 433 Advanced Product Development and Management
3 credits​
FASH 484 Design Expressions​3 credits
​Six credits from: MISY 160, ACCT 200, ACCT 207, ACCT 352, BUAD 301, BUAD 309, BUAD 471, BUAD 473, BUAD 474, ECON 152, or ENTR 350 ​6 credits
Nine credits in additional ART, ARTH, and THEASix of the 9 credits may overlap with College and University Breadth requirements. Students may choose 3 credits of ART/ARTH/THEA from the University Creative Arts and Humanities list and 3 credits ART/ARTH/THEA from the University History and Cultural Change list.​9 credits


After required courses are completed; sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credits required for the degree. May include Military Science, Music, or Physical Education (only two credits of activity- type Physical Education and four credits of Music ensemble and four credits of 100- and 200-level courses in Military Science/Air Force may be counted toward the degree).

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  • Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies
  • 211 Alison Hall West
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-8714
  • United States Fashion Industry Association