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Bachelor of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences - Option in Fashion Merchandising (120 units)

Take all of the following courses:

  • CAFF 321 Family and Consumer Resource Management (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, one or more Exploration courses, and upper division standing.
  • CHEM 100 Chemistry and Today's World (4)
    Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course (GE categories A1, A2, A3 or B2).
  • ECON 300 Fundamentals of Economics (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • FCS 299 Intro to Family and Consumer Sciences (1)
    Prerequisites: None.
    Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 299.
  • FCS 499 Professionalism and Leadership in FCS (1)
    Prerequisites: FCS 299, CAFF 321, 12 units of upper division course work in Family and Consumer Sciences. Must be taken in one of the last two semesters prior to graduation.
    Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 499.
  • FMD 155 Introduction to the Fashion Industry (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • FMD 251 Fashion Strategies for Consumers (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • FMD 253 Introductory Textiles (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • FMD 255 Fashion Industry Ethics and Social Responsibility (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 155.
  • FMD 258 Fashion Merchandising and Design Practicum (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 154 or FMD 252, FMD 155, and FMD 251.
  • FMD 296 Computer Applications for Professionals (3)
    Prerequisites: Fashion Merchandising majors and minors: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 155 and Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) passage; Fashion Design majors or Textiles minors: a grade of "C" or better in FMD 152 and 155, Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) passage. Non-Fashion Merchandising majors or minors and non-Fashion Design majors or Textiles minors: Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) Passage.
  • FMD 350 Fashion Forecasting (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 258 and FMD 296.
  • FMD 351 Fashion Promotion and Sales (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 155 and FMD 296.
  • FMD 353 Intermediate Textiles (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHEM 100, FMD 253, and FMD 296.
  • FMD 355 Fashion Buying (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 155 and FMD 258, and Computer Proficiency Exam passage.
  • FMD 451 The Fashion Customer (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 351.
  • FMD 455 International Fashion Retailing(3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 351; senior standing.
  • FMD 457 Global Sourcing for the Fashion Industry (3)
    Prerequisites: Open only to Fashion Merchandising majors, Fashion Design majors, and Textiles minors. For Fashion Merchandising majors: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 355, ECON 300 and senior standing; for Fashion Design majors and Textiles minors: ECON 300 and Senior standing.
  • FMD 492E Internship in Fashion Merchandising (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 451, FMD 455, or FMD 457. Student must be a major in Family and Consumer Sciences in the option of Fashion Merchandising; have senior standing, a 2.5 overall GPA or a 3.0 major GPA, approval of a faculty advisor in Fashion Merchandising and Design.

Take three of the following courses:

  • FCS 392 FCS Field Experience (3)
    Prerequisite: Upper division standing; majoring in a FCS specialization; consent of instructor.
    Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 392.
  • FCS 490 Selected Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences (1-3)
    Prerequisites: None.
    Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 490.
  • FCS 490B New York Fashion Study Tour (1-3)
    Prerequisites: None.
    Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 490B.
  • FCS 497 Directed Study (1-3)
    Prerequisites: Upper division standing, consent of instructor.
    Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 497.
  • FMD 356 Fashion Retail Management (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 355.
  • FMD advisor-approved elective.

Take one of the following courses:

  • FMD 154 Fundamentals of Apparel Production (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • FMD 252 Analysis, Evaluation and Comparison of Ready To Wear (3)
    Prerequisites: None.

Each course on the student's program planner must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. In addition, a course which a grade lower than "C" is received must be retaken and successfully completed prior to enrolling in a course for which it is a prerequisite. A student receiving a grade lower than "C" may proceed with other courses with approval of the Area Coordinator.


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