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Fashion Mechandising Degree and Certificate

Fashion Mechandising Degree (sac.fdm.aa) and Certificate (sac.fdm.ca)

The associate degree and certificate curriculum in fashion merchandising is designed to prepare professionally trained students for a career in the fashion industry or to transfer to a university program. The program places emphasis on developing a student’s fashion sense and analytical abilities in such areas as sales, distribution, buying, merchandising, promotion and coordination of fashion items.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASSOCIATE DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE:

Course ​Name ​Units
Fashion Design Merchandising 100​ Introduction to Fashion
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 101​ Buying and Merchandising
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 102​ Promotion and Coordination
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 103​ Fashion Selection
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 104​ Textile Fibers and Fabrics
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 108​ RTW Quality Analysis
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 125​ Display Merchandising
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 299​ Cooperative Work Experience Education
1-4​
SUBTOTAL   ​ 22-25​

 

In addition, select one or more courses from the following list:

Business 120​ Principles of Management​ 3​
Business 150​ Introduction to Computing & Application Software​ 3​
Computer Science 163​ Microsoft Excel 3​
Marketing 114​ Professional Selling​ 3​
Business 170​ Principles of Small Business Management​ 3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 111A​ Fashion Sketching​ 3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 059​ Fashion Modeling​ 2​
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED​​    25-29​
 
NOTE: Degree students should select general education course requirements that include Psychology, Sociology and Speech Communication because of the human relationship skills essential to this vocation.
 

Electives: Business 126, Fashion Design Merchandising 098, 111B, 111C 198.