The information below describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major.
Understand that some of the options listed below may require additional training.
Moreover, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Fashion Merchandising
The Fashion Merchandising major provides students with a basic understanding of merchandising in the apparel and
textile industry. Students take coursework in a variety of areas, including 9 to 12 hours in the Terry College of Business.
Courses within the major include Global Retailing; Retail Planning and Buying; Visual Merchandising; History of Dress
and Fashion; and Dress, Society & Culture. There are opportunities for study abroad and internship experience within the
academic department. This program emphasizes skills necessary for careers in such fields as retail, fashion promotion,
Job Titles of Fashion Merchandising Graduates
Area Sales Manager
Assistant Store Manager
Assistant Project Designer