Fashion Merchandising Associate in Arts Degree


The Fashion Merchandising Associate in Arts Degree is designed to prepare students for employment in the ready-to-wear industry, department stores, specialty shops, and wholesale fashion showrooms. This degree requires a total of 22-23 units, of which 19 units are in required courses. An additional 3-4 units must be chosen from the restricted electives listed below

Required Courses (19 units):
FASH 107 FApparel Analysis3
FASH 150 F Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
FASH 152 FReady-to-Wear Evaluation3
FASH 206 FTextiles4
FASH 220 FRetail and Fashion Buying3
FASH 221 F Advanced Retail and Fashion Buying3
Restricted Electives (3-4 units):3-4
Business Mathematics3
Principles of Supervision3
Beginning Spreadsheet (MS Excel)3
Field Studies in Fashion1
Fashion Marketing3
Fashion Promotion3
Fashion History: The Evolution of Dress, Culture and Style (formerly Fashion History of Costume)3
Total Units22-23

Outcome 1: Demonstrate the skills and qualifications necessary for entry-level employment with the fashion retail industry.

Outcome 2: Create an excel spreadsheet "open-to-buy" data..