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Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Fashion Journalism

Academy of Art University’s BA Fashion Journalism program provides training in journalism for print, web and other platforms with emphasis on current technologies of modern journalism. Fashion Journalism students at the Academy will develop a journalism portfolio and gain hands-on interviewing and reporting experience as they write fashion news, feature stories and profiles, and perform fashion magazine editing, production and blogging.

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns: Sample Graduation Plan

BA Fashion Journalism Unit Requirements

Major Coursework
          Core 36 units
          Major 30 units
+Art Electives 9 units
+Liberal Arts 45 units
TOTAL 120 units

BA Fashion Journalism Degree Requirements

3 Written Communication courses
4 Art Historical Awareness courses
1 Employment Communications and Practices course
1 Historical Awareness course
1 Quantitative Literacy course
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course

And:
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and LA 108 Composition for the Artist

 

Sample Graduation Plan - 120 units
  1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
FALL Core
Core
Core
Core
__________
12 units
Core
Core
Core
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major
Major
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major
Major
Liberal Art
Art Elective
__________
12 units
WINTER Intersession
SPRING Core
Core
Core
Core
__________
12 units
Major
Major
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
Art Elective
__________
12 units
Core
Major
Liberal Art
Art Elective
__________
12 units
JUNE Intersession
SUMMER Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Major
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Major
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Totals 30 units 30 units 30 units 30 units
  120 unit Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fashion Journalism
NOTES
  • Students are advised to meet with a Student Services Advisor to map an individualized graduation plan
  • Student Services Advisor approval is required for course loads exceeding 12 units for Fall or Spring semesters and exceeding 6 units in Summer semesters
  • Financial Aid is not available for intersessions
  • A maximum of 1 course may be taken in intersessions
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