Fashion Management

MERCHANDISING

DEGREE PLAN


Bachelors Degree Institutional Requirements

A minimum of 120 hours required for graduation to include: 45 hours of residency, 42 advanced hours (junior/community college courses will not satisfy), 36 of the last 45 hours from UIW, 45 clock hours community service, computer literacy (test or course credit).

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PDF copy of Merchandising 4-year Degree Plan for catalog ending Summer 2014


UNIVERSITY CORE CURRICULUM

University Core Requirements: 46 semester hours

UNIVERSITY CORE CURRICULUM
HOURS
Rhetoric (6)
ENGL 1311 Composition I
3
ENGL 1312 Composition II
3
Wellness Development (3)
DWHP 1200 (3200 Transfer)
2
PE Activity Course _________
1
Philosophy and Religion (9)
3 Hrs from: RELS 1310, 1340, 1345, 1355, 1360, 1375, 3330, 3345
3
PHIL 1381 Introduction to Philosophy
3
3 Hrs RELS/PHIL
3
Literature and the Arts (6)
ENGL 2310 World Literature Studies
3
Fine Arts: 3 Hrs from: ART 1301 1311
3
Mathematics and the Natural Sciences (7)
MATH 1304 or higher
3
Science
4
History and the Behavioral Sciences (6)
3 Hours from: HIST 1311, 1312, 1321, 1322 Social Science: ECON 2301
3
3
Second Language (6)
 
3
3
Community Service (45 Non-Credit Clock Hours)
Community Service Requirement
TOTAL CORE CURRICULUM HOURS
43

Grade of C or better required in ENGL 1311, 1312
and all courses for Major/Minor/Concentration/Specialization.


Concentration in Merchandising

Fashion Management with a concentration in Merchandising was developed for students desiring careers in fashion retailing. This program provides the students a background in fashion design and construction, as well as business skills required for a successful career.

 

FASHION MANAGEMENT** HOURS
FMGT 1111 SEMINAR IN FASHION MANAGEMENT 1
FMGT 1301 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3
FMGT 1305 INTRO TO FASHION MANAGEMENT 3
FMGT 1307 CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES OF DRESS 3
FMGT 1310 APPAREL CONSTRUCTION 1 3
FMGT 2341 TEXTILES 3
FMGT 2350 PROMOTIONAL STRATEGIES 1 3
FMGT 3327 FASHION HISTORY 3
FMGT 3340 TEXTILE PRODUCT ANALYSIS 3
FMGT 3383 BUYING 1 3
FMGT 4331 PROMOTIONAL STRATEGIES 2 3
FMGT 4350 GLOBAL FASHION ECONOMICS 3
FMGT 4382 PORTFOLIO 3
FMER 4350 FASHION ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3
FMER 4388 INTERNSHIP 3
FMER 4395 BUYING 2 3
TOTAL FMGT CURRICULUM HOURS
46

 


 

BUSINESS
HOURS

ACCT 2311 ACCOUNTING 1 OR
ACCT 2301 FOR NON-MAJORS

3
BLAW 3317 BUSINESS LAW
3
BMGT 3340 MANAGEMENT THEORY & PRACTICE
3
BMGT 3354 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
3
BMKT 3331 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
3
BMKT 3333 INTEGRATED MARKETING COMM
3
BMKT 3340 RETAILING
3
BMKT 3334 SERVICE MARKETING OR
BMKT 3377 CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
3
MARKETING ELECTIVE (SATISFY MKTG MINOR)
3
TOTAL MERCHANDISING HOURS
27

**Courses completed at junior/community colleges will not satisfy the advanced hour requirement for the degree.

 

Six Elective Hours

 

Suggested electives include:

Study Tours (both domestic and international)

Fashion and Film

Color & Theory

Special Topics

 


 


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