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Graduate Fashion Design and Merchandising (FDM)

 The minimum prerequisite for 50000-69999 level courses is graduate standing. Additional prerequisites may apply and are listed in this catalog.

60010 Theories in Fashion (3)
Focuses on the meaning, context and intent of fashion design to contomporary society. Prerequisite: admission to M.B.A. program.

60020 Fashion Design Management (3)
In-depth study of the relationship between creativity and efficiency in fashion design. Provides insight into how project managers can nurture innovation in an organizational context. Prerequisite: admission to the M.B.A. program.

60030 Research Methods in Fashion Design and Merchandising (3)
Critical evaluation of research, theoretical and scholarly review articles related to apparel and textiles. Learn and practice skills needed to understand and critically evaluate research, theory and scholarly works. Examine in-depth scholarly literature on one topic within apparel and textiles. Write and present a scholarly review of literature. Prerequisite: admission to the M.B.A. program.

60098 Research Project in Fashion Design and Merchandising (3)
Research experience with an individual faculty member designed to strengthen students' ability to synthesize different phases and methods of research. Students work closely with faculty to determine the specific nature, scope and design of the research experience. Prerequisites: FDM 60010 and 60020 and 60030; and admission to the M.B.A. program.