All students seeking a degree in Fashion Merchandising are required to take FMGT 1301 Computer Literacy. This course, which fulfills the UIW Computer Literacy core requirement, is an introduction to basic computer concepts, terminology, processes, procedures and applications. Hands-on training with file management techniques, Internet and e-mail software, online library software, word-processing software, presentation software, spreadsheet software, and graphics manipulation software with an emphasis in design and retail industry applications. Specifically, the course will utilize the following software: Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Additionally, students will have a more in-depth exposure to Adobe products in FMGT 4382 Portfolio.