The Fashion Merchandising program is a comprehensive integration of the fashion industry. Coursework includes product development, merchandising, textile quality, historical, cultural and psychological aspects of dress.
This inclusive discipline provides the background necessary to enter careers in textile and apparel-related businesses, to include product development, design, merchandising, retail management and visual merchandising and promotion. The Fashion Merchandising program is comprised of
76 hours in the major and 42 hours of course work in the 13 specific Colonnade areas. The student can select several open electives to meet personal career goals.