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    Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalogue 
2023-2024 Catalogue

Fashion Merchandising, B.S.

The Fashion Merchandising major prepares students with the knowledge and skillset for leading business operations in the fashion industry including entrepreneurial start-ups. Through industry case studies and collaborative projects, students will apply all elements of merchandising, marketing, and the management of operating a fashion business. The program emphasizes the importance of Christian values and ethics in the daily routine of the fashion industry. Topics include trend forecasting, international selling, fashion brand management, apparel quality and sustainability, global sourcing and manufacturing, and entrepreneurship via fashion start-ups. All coursework builds confidence, expertise, and industry connections in strategic fashion brand management and merchandising.

48 hours to include:

Honors Program:

The business department offers opportunities for students to enroll in honors courses from its department. The following are general education, elective, and major courses that may be taken as honors courses: BUS 360 , BUS 418 , BUS 419 , BUS 420 , BUS 491 , BUS 492 . For students majoring in this department, one must pass a minimum of 12 hours of honors courses within the discipline and a minimum of six hours from the honors courses of other departments. Each course must be passed with a B or better. No more than 18 hours are required for the honors degree. For other honors program policies, see “Honors Program” located in the “Administration of the Curriculum ” section.