Family and Consumer Sciences Major - Fashion Merchandising Concentration

B.A. or B.S. degree program

Track I (for students interested in the corporate retail environment)
Total core hours required - 6

Core hours required Hours
FS 1011 Professional Orientation 1
FS 404V Internship in Family and Consumer Science 3
FS 4092 Senior Seminar 2

Total concentration hours required - 50-54

Specific courses required Hours
AC 2503 Financial Accounting 3
BA 3703 Business Communication 3
EC 2503 Principles of Microeconomics 3
FS 1113 Clothing Construction 3
FS 1323 Art Applied to Everyday Life 3
FS 2113 Textiles 3
FS 3103 History of Costume 3
FS 3113 Fashion Buying and Merchandising 3
FS 3123 Display and Promotion 3
FS 3143 20th Century Fashion 3
FS 4113 Fashion Industry 3
MG 3503 Principles of Management 3
MK 3503 Principles of Marketing 3
MK 3573 Consumer Behavior 3
Four courses selected from Hours
FS 1113 Clothing Construction (repeated for credit) 3
FS 3133 Flat Pattern Design 3
FS 315V Interior Fabrications 1, 2, 3
FS 400V Travel 1, 2, 3
IT 2043 Information Technology Applications 3
IT 2223 Web Application Development I 3
MK 3533 Marketing Management 3
MK 3543 Professional Selling 3
MK 3553 Promotional Strategy 3
MK 3753 Global Marketing 3

Note: A minor in distributive business is satisfied with this program.

Track II (for students seeking opportunities in the small business environment)
Total core hours required - 6

Core hours required Hours
FS 1011 Professional Orientation 1
FS 404V Internship in Family and Consumer Science 3
FS 4092 Senior Seminar 2

Total concentration hours required - 50-54

Specific courses required Hours
BA 3703 Management Communication 3
ENT 2503 An Entrepreneur's Introduction to Business 3
ENT 3543 Marketing and the Entrepreneurial Enterprise 3
ENT 4403 Financial Management of the Entrepreneurial Enterprise 3
ENT 4453 Managing the Entrepreneurial Enterprise 3
ENT 4543 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship 3
FS 1113 Clothing Construction 3
FS 1323 Art Applied to Everyday Life 3
FS 2113 Textiles 3
FS 3103 History of Costume 3
FS 3113 Fashion Buying and Merchandising 3
FS 3123 Display and Promotion 3
FS 3143 20th Century Fashion 3
FS 4113 Fashion Industry 3
Four courses selected from Hours
FS 1113 Clothing Construction (repeated for credit) 3
FS 3133 Flat Pattern Design 3
FS 315V Interior Fabrications 1, 2, 3
FS 400V Travel 1, 2, 3
IT 2043 Information Technology Applications 3
IT 2223 Web Application Development I 3
MK 3533 Marketing Management 3
MK 3543 Professional Selling 3
MK 3553 Promotional Strategy 3
MK 3753 Global Marketing 3

Note: A minor in entrepreneurship is satisfied with this program.