BS in Family and Consumer Sciences (Fashion Merchandising and Design)

Units required for Major: 51

Program Description

The concentration prepares students for careers in the field of apparel, including design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing, and consumption. The program emphasizes the contemporary and historical ways of meeting the economic, physiological, psychological, and sociological needs of consumers relative to apparel and textile products.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses (27 Units)
ECON 1BIntroduction to Microeconomic Analysis3
or MKTG 101 Principles Of Marketing
FACS 10Nutrition And Wellness3
or FACS 50 The Family and Social Issues
FACS 30Fashion and Human Environment3
FACS 31Textiles3
FACS 32Fundamentals of Apparel Production3
FACS 100Research: Methods and Application in Family and Consumer Sciences3
FACS 140Family Resource Management3
FACS 168Senior Seminar3
SOC 8Sense and Nonsense in Social Issues and Research3
or STAT 1 Introduction to Statistics
Required Upper Division Courses (24 Units)
FACS 130History Of Fashion3
FACS 131Quality Analysis: Apparel3
FACS 133Creative Principles of Apparel Design3
FACS 134Introduction to Fashion Industry3
FACS 135Merchandise Buying3
FACS 136Fashion Retailing3
FACS 137Clothing, Society, and Culture3
FACS 139Textiles and Apparel in the Global Economy3
Total Units51