Fashion is a global industry - fashion designers, manufacturers, merchandisers, and retailers from all over the world collaborate to design, manufacture, and sell clothing, shoes, and accessories. The industry is one of the most thriving and profitable in the world, and NYC is the industry capital. The minor in Fashion Merchandising will provide students with the skills and knowledge related successful job acquisition and career progression.
Fashion Merchandising is a growing field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that that careers in fashion merchandising are expected to rise 21 to 35 percent over the next decade, with average earnings of $50,000 to $80,000 a year.
Program of Study (15 credits):
Required Courses (9 credits)
- BUS 101 Introduction to Business
- MKT 202 Introduction to Fashion
- MKT 346 Fashion Marketing
Advanced Courses – Select any two courses from the following (6 credits):
- MKT 320 Fashion Merchandising
- MKT 330 Fashion Retailing
- MKT 340 Textile Analysis
- MKT 401 Fashion Forecasting