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Curriculum


Program requirements for Fashion Merchandising B.S.

Summary of Program Requirements: 121 Credits
General Education Requirements: 45 credits
Fashion Merchandising Program Requirements: 51 credits
Fashion Merchandising Cognate Courses: 18 credits

 

General Education Requirements


(All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.)
Engl C101 Composition & Rhetoric
Math C105 Intermediate Algebra
Hum C201 Humanities I
Hum C202 Humanities II
SoSc C201 Social Science I
SoSc C202 Social Science II
Sci C101 Natural Science
Sci C102 Natural Science or C201
FA C102 Fine Arts
IntSt C101 Integrated Studies
Caps C390 Capstone Seminar
MCom 205 Inter. Comm or
MCom 110 Public Speaking
Liberal Arts Electives (three courses)

45 credits total

 

Fashion Merchandising Program Requirements


FM 101 Fashion Fundamentals
FM 108 Product Knowledge-Fashion Accessories
FM 270 Fashion Show (1credit)
FM 303 History of Costume
FM 305 Furniture and Home Furnishings
Retl 102 Merchandising Mathematics
Retl 180 Seminar in Professional Development
Retl 201 Retail Advert. & Fashion Promotion
Retl 203 Fashion & Retail Buying I
Retl 205 Textiles I (3 credits)
Retl 206 Textiles II (3 credits)
Retl 207 Strategies of Selling
Retl 213 Retail Human Resource Management
Retl 280 Industry Internship
Retl 300 Mass Merchandising/Marketing
Retl 304 Fashion & Retail Buying II
Retl 307 Surface Design
Retl 308 Advanced Textiles/Product Development
Retl 313 Retail Management II
Retl 330 Intern. Fashions and Furnishing

51 credits total

Fashion Merchandising Cognate Courses


Acct 101 Accounting I
A&D 103 Visual Organization I
Mktg 305 Principles of Marketing

18 credits total

B.S. in Fashion Merchandising Program Options (Note that all courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.)

Design 103 Visual Organization
Retl 205 Textiles I
Retl 206 Textiles II
Retl 307 Surface Design I
Retl 308 Advanced Textiles/Product Dev.

A & D 105 Drawing
FM 303 History of Costume
Retl 205 Textiles I
Retl 206 Textiles II
Retl 307 Surface Design I

Mktg 305 Principles of Marketing
Law 251 Business Law I
(Choice of 4 courses) 300-level Marketing courses (12 credits total)
* Note that this is a 124 credit program.

Suggested Schedule

First Semester


Engl C101 Composition & Rhetoric General Education Elective
A&D 103 Visual Organization I
FM 101 Fashion Fundamentals Elective

Second Semester


FM 108 Product Knowledge-Fashion Accessories
Retl 102 Merchandising Mathematics
Retl 205 Textiles I
MIS 191 Computer Concepts
Math C105 Intermediate Algebra or Math 108 Ideas of Mathematics

Third Semester


Retl 180 Seminar in Professional Development
Retl 206 Textiles II
Retl 207 Strategies of Selling
Retl 213 Retail Human Resource Management
Retl 280 Industry Internship

Fourth Semester


FM 270 Fashion Show (1 credit)
Retl 201 Retail Advertising and Fashion Promotion
Retl 203 Fashion & Retail Buying I
Hum C201 Humanities I
MCom 205 Inter Comm
or MCom 110 Public Speaking
SoSc C201 Social Sciences I

Fifth Semester


FA C101 Fine Arts
SoSc C202 Social Science II
Retl 300 Mass Merchandising/Marketing
Mktg 305 Principles of Marketing
Hum C202 Humanities

Sixth Semester


Sci C101 Natural Science Core
IntSt C101 Integrated Studies
Retl 313 Retail Management II
SoSc C202 Social Science II
FM 305 Home Furnishings

Seventh Semester


Sci C102 Natural Science Core
Acct 101 Financial Accounting
Retl 330 International Fashion/Marketing Elective (Core)
Retl 304 Fashion & Retail Buying II

Eighth Semester


Caps C390 Capstone Seminar
Retl 308 Advanced Textiles
FM 303 History of Costume Electives (2 courses)