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Fashion Design & Merchandising

Start your career in the fashion industry!  Prepare for transfer to a baccalaureate degree, or start your sales, management, or buying career in the wholesale or retail fashion industry, through this combination of fashion studies, business, and general education courses.

    You will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the fashion industry from concept to consumer
  • Compare and contrast historical costume dress to contemporary dress
  • Apply appropriate visual merchandising and advertising techniques
  • Demonstrate techniques and use of materials required to construct sewn products
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships between the consumer and the primary, secondary, retailing and auxiliary segments of the fashion industry