Skill Certificate in Fashion Merchandising
Students completing this certificate will acquire entry-level employment in the field of fashion merchandising. This skill certificate will prepare students with industry-specific skills and knowledge leading to employment in visual merchandising, retail sales and other fashion-related fields.
- Identify and appraise a variety of career paths within the fashion industry.
- Identify and apply visual merchandising principles, tools and methods to create an effective visual store layout.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs: Retail Sales, Visual Merchandising, Customer Service, and Retail Stock Clerk.
|REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES||3|
|FASH 140||Intro to the Fashion Industry||3|
Select two of the following courses:
|FASH 139||Fashion Sales and Promotion||3|
|FASH 141||Introduction to Fashion Culture, Dress, and Theory||3|
|FASH 142||Fashion Visual Design||3|
|FASH 143||Introduction to Fashion Careers||3|
|FASH 146||Introduction to Retail Management||3|
The Skill Certificate requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Consumer Family Studies Division Chair.