B.S. Fashion Merchandising

students in the lab designing clothes

In our Fashion Merchandising program, you'll receive professional training for a wide range of careers in the fashion industry. The curriculum includes courses that prepare you for your career in a variety of areas:

  • retail management
  • buying
  • visual merchandising
  • event coordination
  • styling
  • human resources
  • fashion forecasting
  • fashion advertising and promotion
  • entrepreneurship

You'll want to seek an internship in a field related to your study; our majors often gain field experience locally in retail. 


The fashion merchandising program offers the following 18-hour Minor in Fashion Merchandising for current students.

FASH 1320—Textiles
FASH 2385—Intro to Fashion Retailing
FASH 3370—Fash Promo and Visual Merch
FASH 4325—Fashion History II
FASH 4336—Merchandise Buying Mgmt
FASH 4346—Social-Psychology of Apparel