This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2020-21 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.
Students from any department in the university may request enrollment in the fashion merchandising minor provided they have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The minor consists of 18 credits, nine of which must be at the 300-400 level. Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Fashion with a concentration in fashion merchandising program are not eligible for this minor.
|Required courses (must be completed before progressing to electives)|
|FASH 120||Introduction to the Fashion Industry||3|
|FASH 341||Merchandise Planning and Control||3|
|Select 12 additional credits from:||12|
|Concepts of Fashion Merchandising Environment|
|Textiles for the Fashion Industry|
|Retail Buying Simulation|
|Merchandising Luxury Fashion|
|Line Development Studio|
|Supervision and Management|
|Importing and Exporting Fashion|