College of DuPage

Fashion Studies 1180: Bus Practices-Fashion Entrepreneurship

Fashion Studies 1180:Bus Practices-Fashion Entrepreneurship introduces students to the business concepts needed to have a successful retail business. Even in a design or retail business, approximately 80% of your time will be spent in this area. These relevant areas will have a huge impact on whether or not your business idea is worth pursuing and how to be profitable. It is different than a regular business class because it focuses on industry-specific information while introducing the student to business topics that are important to thoroughly understand despite your specific industry. Content is broken down and geared towards the creative mind or right brain learner.

Weekly blogs from the instructor provide real-life, practical information from the trenches.

Pertinent information is valuable for those who aspire to have their own business as well as those who currently own a business and want to take it to the next level. The online version is geared towards students with busy lives who need to learn at a pace that fits their schedule.

This course is worth 3 credit hours.


Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Two.



It is suggested that students access each area in COD Online, prior to registration, to see if online learning is right for them.

Students can register online by following these registration instructions.


Questions about Fashion 1180 or other Fashion Studies courses?  Visit the Fashion Studies website.