Career and Transfer

Fashion Design / Merchandising


The Fashion/Apparel Design program prepares students for advanced study at four-year colleges by paralleling the first two years of course requirements at several institutions.

The Fashion Merchandising program also prepares students for advanced study in business or marketing in a fashion/apparel-related program. The curriculum parallels the first two years of education at a majority of undergraduate universities and art colleges, with an emphasis on career training for gainful employment.


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Fashion/Apparel Design students can pursue opportunities as assistant fashion designers, stylists, visual display artists, product and merchandise managers, and fashion illustrators.

Fashion Merchandising prepares students for careers in fashion/apparel sales, marketing, buying, and merchandising. Positions available to those with this educational specialization include retail merchandiser, planning and allocation, fashion/apparel sourcing specialist, and wholesale or retail buying manager.

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