Fashion Merchandising

Fashion Merchandising

Ashland University - Ashland, OH

  • BS

Get immersed in a curriculum of fashion analysis, textiles and fashion evolution as well as business courses in marketing, retail merchandising and advertising. You may even study in New York City or Paris, and when you graduate, youÕll be ready to begin a career in merchandising, buying, retail, design and more. When you pursue this major at Ashland University, you are immersed in a curriculum of fashion analysis, textiles and fashion evolution as well as business courses in marketing, retail merchandising and advertising. Through a cooperative program, you can take your junior year to complete an associate of arts degree at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and return to Ashland to finish your bachelorÕs degree. Or, spend a month in Paris at the Paris Fashion Institute earning credits that transfer to Ashland. When you graduate, youÕll be ready to begin your career bringing the latest fashions to the marketplace. What YouÕll Love About the Fashion Merchandising Major: YouÕll have lots of opportunities to express your creativity through fashion show presentations, service learning projects and hands-on class assignments such as working with a local entrepreneur to develop a line of tote bags (recent class project) or designing an evening dress or sports outfit. You will work closely with your professors and get to know them well. Most Fashion Merchandising classes include no more than 18 students, so professors are well familiar with your career goals and interests. YouÕll undertake a research project of your own choosing such as these recent projects: College Students Beliefs and Knowledge about Environmentally Friendly Fashion, College StudentsÕ Perceptions of Off-Price Apparel and Mood Reflection in Dress. You will complete an internship within the fashion industry that gives you an up-close look at your exciting career ahead.

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    26566

    per Year

  • Books & Supplies

    Books & Supplies

    900

    per Year

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    37000

    per Year

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