BS Fashion Merchandising Program

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Fashion Merchandising program is designed to develop students who have an understanding of how to leverage the convergence of business and current fashion knowledge within a multi-billion dollar industry. Our intent is to expose students to experiential learning that fosters their entrepreneurial spirit, critical thought process, and fluid intelligence. Designed to prepare students for an ever-changing marketplace, the curriculum promotes an awareness of career opportunities beyond fashion apparel and teaches students skill sets that will benefit them in entrepreneurial as well as corporate endeavors

The program covers 8 semesters taken through 48 months.

BS Business Administration (Fashion Merchandising concentration) Program Outline


Semester 1


ENGL101 Foundation of Written Communication 3
ARTS103 Color Theory and Design Principles 3
MTH143 Foundations of Quantitative Literacy 3
FASH141 Introduction to Fashion 3
CDEV119 Career Development Seminar I 3
Total 15

Semester 2


ENGL102 Verbal Communications of Visual Concepts 3
BUSN101 Principles of Marketing 3
FASH102 Textiles 3
FASH171 Principles of Retailing 3
FASH164 Quantitative Retail Math 3
Total 15

Semester 3


SS121 Emotional Intelligence 3
BUSN220 Business Finance 3
BUSN280 Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Opportunities 3
FASM274 Visual Merchandising 3
FASM298 Planning and Allocation 3
Total 15

Semester 4


BUSN210 Financial Accounting for Entrepreneurs 3
HUM216 History of Art I 3
FASM207 Fashion Writing, Blogging & Criticisms 3
FASM205 Fashion Buying and Merchandising 3
FASM261 Retail Store Planning and Design 3
Total 15

Semesters 5


HUM316 History of Art II 3
MTH343 Functional Math 3
SS370 Organizational Behavior 3
FASH310 Fashion Branding 3
FASM386 Fashion Product Development 3
Total 15

Semester 6


CUL310 Idea Generation and Applied Creativity 3
SCI301 Physics & Art 3
FASH300 Consumer Behavior 3
FASH336 Social Responsibility in the Global Market 3
GE General Education Elective 3
Total 15

Semester 7


BUSN410 Market Growth and Failure 3
BUSN420 Strategic Management 3
BUSN430 Statistics for Managers 3
SCI401 Neuroscience of Creativity 3
FASM Fashion Merchandising Elective 3
Total 15

Semester 8


GE General Education Elective 3
CDEV419 Career Development: Internship 3
SS450 Globalization 3
FASM450 Fashion Merchandising (Capstone) 3
FASM Fashion Merchandising Elective 3
Total 15


2018-2019 Gainful Employment for Fashion Merchandising

2019-2020 Shopping Sheet for Business Administration BS Distance Education

2019-2020 Shopping Sheet for Business Administration BS