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Global Fashion Studies, Minor

The international scope of this multidisciplinary minor is on the context, culture, practices, and trends in the fashion industry. It is designed for students especially interested in fashion marketing, retailing, media, and technology.

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As a prominent global industry, fashion offers employment opportunities in a wide variety of areas. This new minor allows Northeastern students to identify, analyze, demonstrate, and communicate how the evolving and highly competitive fashion industry functions artistically, socially, historically, economically, ethically, and culturally in a global market. Courses in this minor include opportunity for design thinking and collaborative maker activities as well as the development of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply a broad and deep knowledge of theatre as an art form to their work, including:
    • Foundational skills in performance, design, and production
    • Comprehensive understanding of theatre history, theory, and literature
    • Oral, visual, written expression of ideas with clarity and originality
  2. Make theatre with integrity
    • Create or interpret a play
    • Collaborate generously
    • Apply a personalized technique to the process of making imaginative, innovative theatre
  3. Make informed choices as theatrical entrepreneurs through professional readiness
  4. Reflect on the cultural, social, and ethical impact and contributions that theatre has made to societies and communities

Co-Op Opportunities 

  • Rose Brand
  • Costume Works
  • Huntington Theatre Company
  • OBO Global
  • NARS Cosmetics
  • Donna Morgan
  • TJMaxx and HomeGoods
  • Reebok
  • New Balance
  • Central Square Theatre
  • Puma
  • RueLaLa
  • PVH (formerly Phillips-Van Heusen)
  • J McLaughlin
  • Nautica

Career Opportunities

  • Fashion Marketer
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Fashion Retailer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Blogger
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Fashion Influencer
  • Fashion Writer
  • Fashion Journalist
  • Fashion Historian

Multidisciplinary Skills

Fashion design
Fashion construction
Pattern making
Trend analysis
Industry analysis


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