BS Three-Year Graduation Plan: Fashion Merchandising and Management

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

Choose electives in consultation with your advisor that will enhance your intended career path.

This degree program can be completed in nine semesters which includes three summer semesters.

Check out the course rotation before scheduling your classes.

This is a model three year graduation 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.

This degree program can be completed in eight semesters which includes two summer semesters.

First Semester (Fall)

First semester courses Credit hours
GEP 101 or UHC 1102
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
MTH 130 or Higher3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches3
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
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship3
FMD 201 History of Fashion3
FMD 202 Fashion Textiles3
BUS 135 Introduction to Business3
Elective(s)3
Total hours18

Third Semester (Summer)

Third semester courses Credit hours
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines3
Natural World4
Culture and Society: Humanities Perspective3
Total hours10

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Fourth semester courses Credit hours
CIS/CSC 101 or waiver0-2
Natural World4
Self-Understanding: Humanitites Perspective3
FMD 203 Kaledo for the Fashion Industry3
FMD 307 Advanced Computer Imagery for the Fashion Industry3
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting3
Total hours16-18

Fifth Semester (Spring)

Fifth semester courses Credit hours
HST 121 or HST 1223
Self-Understanding: Creativity & Vision Perspective3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics3
FMD 301 Introduction to Product Development3
FMD 303 Evaluation of Product Quality3
Total hours17

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
FMD 360 Visual Merchandising3
Elective(s)2
Total hours18

Eighth Semester (Spring)

Eighth semester courses Credit hours
MKT 351 Consumer Market Behavior3
MKT 354 Principles of Advertising3
FMD 361 Fashion Show Production3
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
Elective(s)3
Total hours9-11

Special course notices

Summer semesters over 10 hours require overload permission from the Dean of COB.