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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies

Fashion Merchandising and Management BS Four-Year Plan

First Year
CHEM 101 - General Chemistry  and CHEM 131 - General Chemistry Laboratory  (Breadth Requirement Group D) (1/2) STAT 200 - Basic Statistical Practice  (Breadth Requirement Group D) (2/2)
FASH 218 - Introduction to Fashion Business   FASH 180 - Introduction to Apparel Product Development and Management  
FASH 165 - Fashion and Apparel Studies Seminar   ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition  
FASH 133 - Foundations for Fashion Innovation  (Breadth Requirement Group A) (1/2) ECON 100 - Economic Issues and Policies  (Breadth Requirement Group C) (3/3)
Mathematics Requirement* SOCI 201 - Introduction to Sociology  (Breadth Requirement Group C) (2/3)
First Year Seminar  
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Second Year
FINC 200 - Fundamentals of Finance  FASH 210 - Seminar on Fashion and Sustainability 
PSYC 100 - General Psychology  (Breadth Requirement Group C) (1/3) FASH 215 - Fundamentals of Textiles I 
Foreign Language Requirement (1/3)  MISY 160 - Business Computing: Tools and Concepts  
Breadth Requirement (Group B) (1/2) Breadth Requirement (Group A - Non-FASH) (2/2)
Free Elective Foreign Language Requirement (2/3)
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Third Year
FASH 220 - Fundamentals of Textiles II   BUAD 309 - Organizational Behavior  
ACCT 200 - Survey of Accounting   COMM 212 - Public Speaking & Professional Presentation  
BUAD 301 - Introduction to Marketing   FASH 330 - Merchandise Planning  
Second Writing Requirement FASH 355 - Global Fashion Consumer and Retailers  
Foreign Language Requirement (3/3) Breadth Requirement (Group B - Fashion History) (2/2)* 
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
FASH 420 - Assortment Planning,Sourcing and Buying   BUAD 306 - Introduction to Service and Operations Management  
FASH 430 - Apparel Brand Management & Marketing   FASH 419 - Social Psychology of Fashion  (DLE)
FASH 433 - Advanced Apparel Product Development and Management   FASH 455 - Global Apparel and Textile Trade and Sourcing  
Free Elective FASH 490 - Strategic Fashion Management  (Capstone)
Multicultural Elective Free Elective
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Total Credits: 124
** Minimum grade C- required in all major requirements.
*See program page for approval courses.

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.