Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design B.S. (Emphasis in Design)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Survey of Accounting
Computer Applications 1
Computer Concepts 1
Apparel I
Understanding Aesthetics
Social and Psychological Aspects of Clothing
Global Sustainability and Innovation 2
Major Requirements
FMAD   3231Fashion Fundamentals 3
FMAD   3234Textiles 3
FMAD   3235History of Costume 3
FMAD   3237Apparel Analysis 3
FMAD   4235Computer-Aided Design 3
FMAD   4630Professional Seminar in Fashion3
FMAD   4790Internship in FMAD 12
Area of Emphasis
Select 15 credit hours in one of the following areas:15
Design Emphasis
Apparel II
Fashion Illustration
Apparel Design Analysis I
Apparel Design Analysis II
Select three credit hours from the following Major Electives:
Principles of Merchandising
Visual Merchandising
Global Apparel and Textile Production
Fashion Presentation and Promotion
Fashion Study Tour
Merchandising Emphasis
Principles of Merchandising
Visual Merchandising
Global Apparel and Textile Production
Fashion Presentation and Promotion
Select three credit hours from the following Major Electives:
Apparel II
Fashion Illustration
Fashion Study Tour
Non-Major Requirements
Students will select nine credit hours of upper level courses from approved elective courses, courses for approved minors, or those approved by advisor.9
Foreign Language Requirement or “Significant International Content” course
Select one Foreign Language Requirement or “Significant International Content” course3
Elective
Select three credit hours of Electives3
Total Credit Hours124

Honors in Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design

To graduate with Honors in Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design, a student must:

  •  be admitted to the University Honors Program;
  • successfully complete at least three credits of Honors Research Seminar (HONS   4610) over three semesters;
  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.

Advisement

Contact the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Student Services Center for information regarding admission and advisement.