TECHNICAL ASPECTS YOU’LL DRAW FROM IN YOUR CAREER — With our apparel construction, textile, and ready-to-wear analysis courses, you’ll sharpen your sewing skills and learn about quality control, the technical aspects of textiles, and signs that garments are made correctly.
Things change. Styles, techniques, and
awareness. Run with it. Grab the coattails of the fashion industry and be
assured of ample opportunity to grow as global trends shift and surprise.
Fashion is not only a practical necessity, it is also an art form and a builder of
great careers, past and future.
The Fashion Merchandising curriculum consists
of university liberal studies requirements, fashion merchandising core courses
and electives, and a specific business focus. Upon completion of all
academic requirements, students earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fashion
A cooperative program
between IUP and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City provides an opportunity for
students to study accessories design or fashion design as a visiting student.
The Eberly College of Business complements
the Fashion Merchandising major by providing the business concentrations of
Business Administration, Marketing, and Small Business Management. Students can
earn a minor in business administration or marketing, or a focus in marketing or small business management. Emphasis is also placed on
knowledge of computers and mathematics.
Many fashion merchandising majors also choose
to double-major in both fashion merchandising and marketing to enhance their
Ambitious students also choose to participate
in the new 4+1 program to earn their MBA degree in five years.
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