Requirements: Fashion Track

MA in Global Communications (48 credits)

Requirements and credit counts differ for the various Master’s programs at AUP. Please note that all requirements from previous years can be found in our archive catalogs.

Graduate students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00. Students with a GPA of less than 3.00 will be placed on probation. Only two grades of C (or C+) may be counted towards an M.A. degree. Students do not earn credit for grades below C.

All courses carry four (4) credits unless otherwise noted. 

 

Core courses (20 credits)

COURSE NUMBER
COURSE NAME 
GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS
FASHION THEORY (Fall)
MAGC MODULE
Choose two modules (2 credits each)
CM5020MOD
PARIS FASHION HISTORIES & GEOGRAPHIES (Fall)
SUSTAINABILITY IN FASHION

Track Electives (12 credits)

Select three courses from the following list
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE NAME
BRANDS AND BELIEF
IDENTITY FORMATION IN A TRANSNAT'L WORLD
FASHION MEDIA PRODUCTION
MATERIAL CULTURE & VALUES
THE MUSEUM AS MEDIUM
VISUAL CULTURE, THEORY & COMMUNICATION
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRACTICUM
BRANDING PRACTICUM
ADVERTISING PRACTICUM
INTERNAT'L PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICUM
MEDIA, GENDER & GLOBALIZATION
VISUAL DESIGN PRACTICUM
TOPICS IN COMMUNICATIONS (if relevant to Track)

 

Open Electives (8 credits)

Course Number Course Name
Elective 1 Choose two courses from all other MAGC offerings or selected courses from other Master's programs
Elective 2

 

INTERNSHIP, THESIS OR APPLIED PROJECT (6 credits)

Capstone options are a thesis or an internship or an applied project. 
Course Number
Course Name 
THESIS
or
APPLIED PROJECT CAPSTONE
or
INTERNSHIP
Plus (2 credits)
Course Code
Course Name
or
GLOBAL WORKPLACE CULTURES: INTERNSHIP SEMINAR
or
THESIS SEMINAR

 

 

RECOMMENDED TIMELINE (FALL ENTRY)

FALL SPRING SUMMER FALL
3 core courses 3 core courses 2 core courses Internship/Thesis*
1 elective course 1 elective course    
  Internship/Thesis Seminar (2 credits)    
16 credits 18 credits 8 credits 6 credits

 

RECOMMENDED TIMELINE (SPRING ENTRY)

SPRING SUMMER FALL SPRING
3 core courses 2 core courses 3 core courses Internship/Thesis*
1 elective course   1 elective course  
    Internship/Thesis Seminar (2 credits)  
16 credits 8 credits 18 credits 6 credits

 

ACCELERATED TIMELINE

IMPORTANT NOTE: STUDENTS CAN CHOOSE THIS OPTION UPON APPROVAL FROM THEIR ACADEMIC ADVISOR
1ST SEMESTER 2ND SEMESTER 3RD SEMESTER
3 core courses 3 core courses 2 core courses
1 elective course 1 elective course Internship/Thesis*
  Internship/Thesis Seminar (2 credits)  
16 credits 18 credits 14 credits

 

* The length of the internship or thesis may vary, however — many students choose to take additional time for these components.