Missouri State University

Fashion Merchandising and Management Three-Year Graduation Plan

First Semester (Fall)

First semester courses Credit hours
GEP 101 or UHC 1102
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
MTH 130 or Higher3
KIN 100 Fitness for Living2
FMD 101 Introduction to Fashion1
FMD 103 Introduction to Fashion Construction3
FMD 210 Computer Imagery in the Fashion Industry3
Total hours17

Second Semester (Spring)

Second semester courses Credit hours
ENG 110 Writing I3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology3
Self-Understanding: Humanities Perspective3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship3
FMD 307 Advanced Computer Imagery for the Fashion Industry3
Elective(s)3
Total hours18

Third Semester (Summer)

Third semester courses Credit hours
Natural World4
Culture and Society: Humanities Perspective3
Total hours7

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Fourth semester courses Credit hours
CIS 101 or CSC 1012
Writing II3
FMD 201 History of Fashion3
FMD 202 Fashion Textiles3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business3
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting3
Total hours17

Fifth Semester (Spring)

Fifth semester courses Credit hours
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics3
Self-Understanding: Creativity & Vision Perspective3
HST 121 or HST 1223
FMD 301 Introduction to Product Development3
FMD 303 Evaluation of Product Quality3
Elective(s)3
Total hours18

Sixth semester (summer)

Sixth semester courses Credit hours
Natural World4
Elective(s)3
Total hours7

Seventh Semester (Fall)

Seventh semester courses Credit hours
FMD 304 Application of Product Development3
FMD 305 Pre-Internship Seminar1
FMD 306 Merchandising Mathematics3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing3
MGT 340 Organizational Behavior and Management3
Elective(s)4
Total hours17

Eighth Semester (Spring)

Eighth semester courses Credit hours
MKT 351 Consumer Market Behavior3
MKT 354 Principles of Advertising3
FMD 360 Visual Merchandising3
FMD 361 Fashion Show Production3
FMD 460 Fashion Merchandise Planning3
FMD 560 Entrepreneurship3
Total hours18

Ninth Semester (Summer)

Ninth semester courses Credit hours
FMD 401 Internship in Fashion Merchandising4-6
FMD 403 Post-Internship2
Total hours6-8