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Fashion Merchandising

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Why select a major in Fashion Merchandising?

Careers, Careers, Careers! The opportunities are abundant! If a fast-paced, ever-changing environment appeals to you, then look no further than a major in Fashion Merchandising. Fashion Merchandising majors explore all areas of fashion from manufacturing to retailing and investigate a variety of products from concept to consumer.

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Undergraduate Program

Fashion Merchandising graduates are prepared for a variety of careers in fashion marketing and sales, retail management, buying and promotions. Students have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience through computer-based assignments, field trips, speakers, internships, and travel study. Majors are required to complete a business administration minor to enhance their preparation for the fashion industry. Fashion Merchandising majors benefit from a variety of resources. The program faculty members have substantial academic and professional work experience in retailing; and the program receives strong industry support through the Fashion Merchandising Development Board.

All Fashion Merchandising majors must maintain a Texas State GPA of 2.25 in order to enroll in FM courses. A one-time only waiver can be requested through the departmental advisor prior to registration.

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