Fashion Merchandising and Management Three-Year Degree Plan

This is a model three-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education electives and placement in English and Mathematics.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours17
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations
or UHC 110 Freshman Honors Seminar
2
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 130 or Higher 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
MFD 101 Introduction to Fashion 1
MFD 103 Introduction to Fashion Construction 3
MFD 210 Computer Imagery in the Fashion Industry 3

Second Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
ENG 110 Writing I 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
MFD 201 History of Fashion 3
MFD 202 Fashion Textiles 3
BUS 135 Introduction to Business 3
Elective(s) 3

Third Semester (Summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours10
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
Natural World 4
Culture and Society: Humanities Perspective 3

Fourth Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours16-18
CIS/CSC 101 or waiver 0-2
Natural World 4
Self-Understanding: Humanitites Perspective 3
MFD 203 Kaledo for the Fashion Industry 3
MFD 307 Advanced Computer Imagery for the Fashion Industry 3
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3

Fifth Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours17
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877
3
Self-Understanding: Creativity & Vision Perspective 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MFD 301 Introduction to Product Development 3
MFD 303 Evaluation of Product Quality 3

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours7
Natural World 4
Elective(s) 3

Seventh Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
MFD 304 Application of Product Development 3
MFD 305 Pre-Internship Seminar 1
MFD 306 Merchandising Mathematics 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MFD 360 Visual Merchandising 3
Elective(s) 2

Eighth Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
MKT 351 Consumer Market Behavior 3
MKT 354 Principles of Advertising 3
MFD 361 Fashion Show Production 3
MFD 361 Fashion Show Production 3
MFD 460 Fashion Merchandise Planning 3
MFD 560 Entrepreneurship 3

Ninth Semester (Summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours9-11
MFD 401 Internship in Fashion Merchandising 4-6
MFD 403 Post-Internship 2
Elective(s) 3