Family and Consumer Sciences Major - Fashion Merchandising Concentration

B.A. or B.S. degree program

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

Core Courses in Family and Consumer Sciences (FS) Hours
1011  Professional Orientation (1) - F 1
404V  Internship in Family and Consumer Science (3) - Offered on Demand 3
4092  Senior Seminar (2) - SP 2

Total concentration hours required - 59-61

Concentration Courses in Accounting (AC) Hours
2503  Financial Accounting (3) - F, SP, SU 3

 

Concentration Courses in Business Administration (BA) Hours
3703  Management Communication (3) - F, SP, SU 3

 

 

Concentration Courses in Economics (EC) Hours
2503  Principles of Microeconomics (3) - F, SP, SU 3

 

 

Concentration Courses In Family and Consumer Sciences (FS) Hours
1113  Clothing Construction (3) - F, SP  3
1323  Art Applied to Everyday Life (3) - F, SP 3
2113  Textiles (3) - SP 3
3103  History of Costume (3) - F 3
3113  Fashion Buying and Merchandising (3) - SP 3
3123  Display and Promotion (3) - F 3
3143  20th Century Fashion (3) - SP 3
4113  Fashion Industry(3) - F 3

 

 

Concentration Courses in Management (MG) Hours
3503  Principles of Management (3) - F, SP, SU 3

 

 

Concentration Courses in Marketing (MK) Hours
3503  Principles of Marketing (3) - F, SP, SU 3
3573  Consumer Behavior (3) - SP 3

 

 

Elective Coursework Hours
Four courses selected from:  
  Family and Consumer Sciences (FS)  
1113 Clothing Construction (3) - F, SP (Repeated for credit) 3
3133  Flat Pattern Design (3) - SP, Offered odd-numbered years 3
315V  Interior Fabrications (1, 2, 3) - SP (even numbered years) 1, 2, 3
400V  Travel (1, 2, 3) - SP 1, 2, 3
   Information Technology (IT)  
2043  Information System Applications (3) - F, SP, SU 3
2223  Web Application Development I (3) - F, SU 3
  Marketing (MK)  
3533 Marketing Management (3) - F, SP 3
3543  Professional Selling (3) - F, SP 3
3553  Promotional Strategy (3) - F, SP 3
3573  Consumer Behavior (3) - SP 3

 

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

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

Base Courses in Family and Consumer Sciences (FS) Hours
1011  Professional Orientation (1) - F 1
404V  Internship in Family and Consumer Science (3 hours with an entrepreneurial element) - Offered on Demand 1, 2, 3
4092  Senior Seminar (2) - SP 2

Total concentration hours required - 55-57

Concentration Courses in Business Administration (BA) Hours
3703  Management Communication (3) - F, SP, SU 3

 

Concentration Courses in Entrepreneurship (ENT) Hours
2503  An Entrepreneur's Introduction to Business (3) - F, SP 3
3543  Marketing and the Entrepreneurial Enterprise (3) - F 3
4403  Financial Management of the Entrepreneurial Enterprise (3) - SP 3
4453  Managing the Entrepreneurial Enterprise (3) - F, SP 3
4543 Special Topics in (Insert Area) (3) 3

 

 

Concentration Courses In Family and Consumer Sciences (FS) Hours
1113  Clothing Construction (3) - F, SP 3
1323  Art Applied to Everyday Life (3) - F, SP 3
2113  Textiles (3) - SP 3
3103  History of Costume (3) - F 3
3113  Fashion Buying and Merchandising (3) - SP 3
3123  Display and Promotion (3) - F 3
3143  20th Century Fashion (3) - SP 3
4113  Fashion Industry (3) - F 3

 

 

Elective Coursework Hours
Four courses selected from:  
  Family and Consumer Sciences (FS)  
1113 Clothing Construction (3) - F, SP (Repeated for credit) 3
3133  Flat Pattern Design (3) - SP, odd-numbered years 3
315V  Interior Fabrications (1, 2, 3) - SP (even numbered years) 1, 2, 3
400V  Travel (1, 2, 3) - SP 1, 2, 3
   Information Technology (IT)  
2043  Information System Applications (3) - F, SP, SU 3
2223  Web Application Development I (3) - F, SU 3
  Marketing (MK)  
3533 Marketing Management (3) - F, SP 3
3543  Professional Selling (3) - F, SP 3
3553  Promotional Strategy (3) - F, SP 3
3573  Consumer Behavior (3) - F, SP 3

 

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