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Fashion, Dress & Merchandising


                Student pinning fabric to sew
            Learn how products and services are produced, distributed and promoted to customers through the Fashion Dress and Merchandising Program. With the ability to tailor the program by choosing an emphasis in either fashion design or fashion merchandising, students are well-prepared to begin a variety of fashion industry careers.

Course Schedule

Freshman Year

Fashion Design Emphasis

Fall Spring
WVUE 191 – First Year Seminar
FDM 130 – Design Concepts of Dress
ENGL 101 – Intro to Composition and Rhetoric
FDM 140 – Intro. to Textiles
FDM 110 – Intro. to Fashion Business
PSYC 101 – Introduction to Psychology
MATH 126A – College Algebra
ARHS 160 or 101 – Survey of Art History or Landmarks of World Art
ARHS 101 or 120 – Landmarks of World Art or Survey of Art History


Fashion Merchandising Emphasis

Fall Spring
WVUE 191 – First Year Seminar
FDM 130 – Design Concepts of Dress
ENGL 101 – Intro to Composition and Rhetoric
FDM 140 – Intro. to Textiles
FDM 110 – Intro. to Fashion Business
PSYC 101 – Introduction to Psychology
MATH 126A – College Algebra
ARHS 160 or 101 – Survey of Art History or Landmarks of World Art
SOCA 101 – Intro. to Sociology
GEF 5

For full suggested course schedule, class descriptions and more information on General Education Foundations (GEF) see the course catalog.


Featured Students

 
Theresa Robinson

Theresa Robinson

Theresa Robinson, a 2000 graduate of the fashion, dress and merchandising program, came to WVU to play for the inaugural women’s soccer team. Although unsure of a major she’d like to pursue, Robinson loved fashion and drawing.

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