Program Overview

Fashion merchandising requires the combination of the creative and business skill sets. Strategy and marketing know how are essential for the skilled professional. Fashion merchandising requires good analytical, communication, and visual skill sets. As the global retail sector diversifies and multiple channels including web and store based operations grow, there is a growing need for merchandisers.

Program Requirements

AS Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 18 units Units
FASH 100 Principles of Design 3 units
FASH 113 Textiles 3 units
FASH 123 Introduction to the Fashion Industry 3 units
FASH 151 Fashion Merchandising 3 units
FASH 225 Apparel Analysis 3 units
FASH 226 Visual Merchandising and Display 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.