BS Three-Year Degree Plan: Fashion Merchandising and Management

This is a model three-year degree 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 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
GEP 101 or UHC 110 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
Total hours17

Second Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
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
Total hours18

Third Semester (Summer)

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

Fourth Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
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
Total hours16-18

Fifth Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
HST 121 or HST 122 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
Total hours17

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Natural World 4
Elective(s) 3
Total hours7

Seventh Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
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
Total hours18

Eighth Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
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
Total hours18

Ninth Semester (Summer)

CoursesHours
MFD 401 Internship in Fashion Merchandising 4-6
MFD 403 Post-Internship 2
Elective(s) 3
Total hours9-11
Special course notices Summer semesters over 10 ho