Minor in Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising

About the Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising Minor

The Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising minor covers a wide range of subjects, from fashion design to retail management, you will gain a well-rounded understanding of the fashion industry. Whether you are pursuing a career in business, communications, or art and design, our program's approach will enhance your skills and make you stand out in your chosen field. A minor in Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising not only enhances your educational experience but also opens doors to new opportunities and connections in the fashion industry. Embrace the sense of belonging that our program offers and unlock your potential to excel in your chosen career path.

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Why Study Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising at CWU?

At CWU, we believe in providing practical learning experiences to complement your theoretical knowledge.

As a student in the ATM minor, you will have the opportunity to participate in collaborative projects, internships, and industry events, which will help you build a strong professional network. Our industry-expert faculty are committed to your success, providing personalized guidance and mentorship throughout your academic journey.

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.


Outstanding Educators

Professor Andrea Eklund, who teaches in CWU’s Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising program, received the College of Education and Professional Studies Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award in 2022.

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In your classes, you will create physical and online portfolios that showcase your unique skills and talents. You will also gain invaluable experience and develop the ability to approach fashion challenges in new and innovative ways, preparing you for success in your future career. Browse previous and current Student Projects.

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