In order to enhance your studies, the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management offers three undergraduate minors. Each minor is listed below:

Apparel, merchandising, and design

Event management

Hospitality management

General requirements

All minors have the following requirements:

  • At least 15 credits must be taken, including at least 6 credits taken at Iowa State University in courses numbered 300 or above.
  • All minors must include at least 9 credits that are not used to meet any other college or university requirement.
  • The same courses may not be applied to two different minors.

Prerequisites: You must complete prerequisite requirements for courses included in the minor.

To add a minor

Complete a minor’s request form and schedule a meeting with a departmental academic adviser for approval of coursework.


Apparel, merchandising, and design
Christine Leiran Wise
30a MacKay Hall

Event management
Will Hatchet
MacKay Hall


Hospitality management
Stacey Wertzberger
30b MacKay Hall

Or stop by the department office in 30 MacKay Hall to sign up for an appointment with an academic adviser.