Fashion Merchandising

Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in Fashion Merchandising

Credits required 28

Dean

William Berardi

Program contact

Cecil Leonard, Department Chair and Professor of Business Administration, ext. 2415

Program Goals Statement

The certificate is designed to prepare students to enter a fashion career. Courses in retail management, art, human behavior, and psychology aim to enhance career opportunities and lay a foundation for further study if desired.

Program Information

  • Many courses transfer to BCC’s degree program in Retail Management.

After BCC

  • Students can consider such career options as fashion coordinator, fashion consultant, designer, or presenter.

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

ART 111Drawing I

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

RMN 111Retail Management - Principles of Buying

3 credits

RMN 114Retail Management - Fundamentals of Fashion and Textiles

3 credits

RMN 115Creative Fashion Presentation, Promotion, and Visual Merchandising

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Choose one of the following

CIT 131Business Creativity

3 credits

RMN 116Retail and Fashion Merchandising Field Study

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose one of the following

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose one of the following

MAR 114Sales Principles

3 credits

PSY 101General Psychology

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose one of the following

RMN 117Fundamentals of On-Line Retailing

1 credit

RMN 118Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:1

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ART 111, ENG 101, MAR 101, RMN 111 and CIT 131 or RMN 116

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

RMN 114, RMN 115 and MAR 114 or PSY 101 and RMN 117 or RMN 118 and COM 101 or COM 114

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