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Fashion Merchandising - B.S. Program Requirements

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning;KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (54 credits)  Courses count in major GPA  
Type Course Title Credits
  FDM 10010 Fashion Fundamentals 3
    10030 Fashion Fabrics I 3
    20020 Fashion Merchandising Presentations 3
    20030 Fashion Apparel Analysis 3
    20263 Fashion Retail Industry 3
    25011 Fashion Branding 3
WIC   30083 Professional Seminar* 3
    30213 Fashion Marketing 3
    30262 Fashion Merchandise Planning and Buying 3
    30260 Product Development in the Fashion Industry 3
    35270 Computer Applications in Retailing 3
    40291 Fashion Merchandising Seminar 3
    45011 Fashion Forecasting 3
    45012 Apparel in Global Economy 3
    45092 Internship in Fashion Merchandising 3
    3/4xxxx FDM upper-division elective** 9
Type Course Title Credits
KSS ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics 3
KAD   22061 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  MKTG 25010 Principles of Marketing 3
  Choose from the following: 3-4
KMC MATH 11009 Modeling Algebra (4)  
KMC   11010 Algebra for Calculus (3)  
KMC   11012 Intuitive Calculus (3)  
  Support Core Electives: choose from the following: 15
  ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)  
  ACCT 23021 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3)  
  FIN 36053 Business Finance (3)  
  JMC 28001 Principles of Public Relations (3)  
  MIS 24053 Introduction to Computer Applications (3)  
    24163 Principles of Management (3)  
    34165 Dynamics of Leadership (3)  
    34180 Human Resource Management (3)  
    34185 Individual and Group Behavior in Organizations (3)  
    44095 Special Topics (3)  
  MKTG 35035 Consumer Behavior (3)  
    45045 Advertising and Promotion Management (3)  
    45046 Personal Selling (3)  
    45060 International Marketing (3)  
  Foreign Language*** 8-10
  Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories) 3
  Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7
  Kent Core Composition 6
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
  Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines) 3
  General Electives (lower or upper-division) 4

*A minimum C (2.0) grade must be earned with to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

**Maximum 6 credit hours of FDM 45093 can be used toward FDM electives.

***Elementary I and Elementary II (or equivalent) of the same language is required.

Courses with an FDM prefix must be passed with minimum C (2.00) grade. Students are deregistered from FDM classes when minimum C (2.00) grade has not been attained in the course prerequisite.