Missouri State University

Program Requirements

Designing your path

If you are pursuing a degree in fashion design or fashion merchandising, you must meet the requirements listed below to be eligible for graduation.

Fashion Merchandising and Design (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog
    Specific General Education Requirements: PSY 121(3); ECO 155(3)
  2. Major Requirements. Grades of C or better are required in all FMD courses to advance to the next level of coursework and to graduate from this program.
    1. Core Requirements (37 hours): FMD 101(1), 103(3), 201(3), 202(3), 210(3), 301(3), 303(3), 304(3), 305(1), 306(3), 307(3), 403(2); MKT 350(3), 351(3)
    2. Public Affairs Capstone Experience Requirement (to be determined)
    3. Complete one of the options:
      1. Fashion Design and Product Development (25 hours): ART 115(3); FMD 270(3), 370(3), 371(3), 372(3), 402(4), 470(3), 570(3)
      2. Fashion Merchandising and Management (28 hours): ACC 201(3); LAW 231(3); FMD 360(3), 361(3), 401(4), 460(3), 560(3); MGT 340(3); MKT 354(3)

        In consultation with your advisor and according to specific career interests, select additional elective hours to bring total upper division hours to 40 and total hours to 125.
  3. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog