A career in fashion merchandising requires creativity and business saavy — in this field you will have an integral role in the healthy and successful lives of individuals, families and, ultimately, society as a whole.
UA's unique program offers students a choice of three specialization tracks — apparel, home furnishings or fiber arts — and enables students to apply a two-year associate degree toward a baccalaureate degree.
Fashion merchandising students at UA study:
Coursework will prepare you to:
The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences has accredited UA’s Fashion Merchandising Program and all of the programs in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Outstanding facilities in Schrank Hall South:
UA’s Student Fashion Association enables students to:
An internship course is required of all fashion merchandising majors at the conclusion of their third year in the program. Recent placements include:
Interact with other art students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:
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Fashion merchandising graduates enter the fields of fashion and furnishings as:
The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to: