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Minors

Minor in Fashion Merchandising

The department offers a minor in fashion merchandising for students majoring in disciplines other than occupational and technical studies emphasis areas. Requirements for the minor are completion of 12 credit hours from among the following courses: MKTG 412, SEPS 303, 312, 409, 410, 415, 422, 423, 424, or 425. SEPS 208 or 220 are prerequisites for the minor and are not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. Students must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the minor exclusive of 100- and 200-level courses and prerequisite courses and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor through courses offered by Old Dominion University.  Marketing education and training specialist majors may complete the minor in fashion merchandising as a second minor. 

Minor in Marketing Education

The minor in marketing education is offered by the department to students majoring in disciplines other than occupational and technical studies emphasis areas. Requirements for the minor are SEPS 400, 401, 402, 450, and STEM 351. Students must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.75 in all courses required for the minor exclusive of 100- and 200-level courses and prerequisite courses and six hours of the 300/400-level courses must be taken through courses offered by Old Dominion University. All courses may be applied toward the licensure requirements to teach marketing education in Virginia.

Minor in Training and Development

The minor in training and development is offered by the department for students majoring in disciplines other than occupational and technical studies emphasis areas. The minor requires 15 hours of course work as follows: SEPS 389, 400, 402, 450, and STEM 351. Students must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the minor exclusive of 100- and 200-level courses and prerequisite courses and six hours of the 300/400-level courses must be taken through courses offered by Old Dominion University.

Students interested in these minors should contact one of the following faculty:

Dr. Mickey Kosloski
Business and Industry Training Program Director
Marketing Education Program Director
Education Building 228
757-683-4305
mkoslosk@odu.edu

Ms. Sharon Davis
Fashion Merchandising Program Director
Education Building 228
757-683-4305
srdavis@odu.edu

Ms. Tiffany Machado
Director, ODU Fashion Academy
Education Building 228
757-683-4305
tmachado@odu.edu