Fashion Merchandising

B.S. in Family Sciences

 

Suggested four year plan

 Year 1 Fall Schedule

 Semester 1

Hrs.

Milestones

 UNIV 1000*

1

 

 ENGL 1010

3

Pre-Requisite Course: Must be taken before ENGL 1020, and HIST 2010, HIST 2020, HIST 2030, HIST 2050 or HIST 2700; Minimum grade “C” Required  

 MATH 1110

3

 

 ART 1010

3

 

 NATURAL SCIENCES**

4

 

 FASH 1110

3

 Minimum grade of “C” required

 Total Hours

 

 

*An Orientation course taken at another University does NOT meet this requirement. Students with less than 60 credit hours must take UNIV 1000 at TSU.
** Natural Science- Students must have 8 semester hours which includes the appropriate lab. The recommended courses are: BIOL 1010/1011, CHEM 1030/1031, PHYS 2010/2011 or ASTR 1010.

 Year 1 Spring Schedule

 Semester 2

 Hrs.

 Milestones

 ENGL 1020

3

Pre-Requisite Course: Must be taken before HIST 2010, HIST 2020, HIST 2030, HIST 2050 or HIST 2700; Minimum grade “C” Required

 NATURAL SCIENCE*

4

 

 NUFS 2010

3

 

 Humanities**

3

 

 FACS 1010

1

 Minimum grade of “C” required

 FASH 1120

3

 Minimum grade of “C” required

 Total Hours

17

 

*Natural Science- Students must have 8 semester hours which includes the appropriate lab. The recommended courses are: BIOL 1020/1021, CHEM 1040/1041, PHYS 2020/2021 or ASTR 1020.
**Students must take a 3 credit hour course from the following list of approved general education Humanities courses: AREN 2310, ART, 1010, HIST 1000, THTR 1020, MUSC 1010, PHIL 1030, or RELS 2010.

 Year 2 Fall Schedule

 Semester 3

 Hrs.

 Milestones

 ECON 2010

3

 Pre-Requisite Course: Must be taken before ECON 2020

 ACCT 2010

3

 

 DIGN 2010

3

 

 HIST 2010*

3

 

 FASH 2030

3

 Minimum grade of “C” Required

 Total Hours

15

 

*Department recommends HIST 2010; however, HIST 2030, HIST 2050, HIST 2060 or HIST 2700 satisfy this requirement.

 Year 2 Spring Schedule

 Semester 4

 Hrs.

 Milestones

 ENGL LIT*

3

 

 ECON 2020

3

 

 COMM 2200

3

 

 HIST 2020**

3

 

 FASH 2110

3

Pre-Requisite Course: Must be taken before FASH 3000; Minimum grade of “C” Required

 Total Hours

15

 

* The courses within the range of ENGL 2012 through ENGL 2322 will meet this requirement.
**Department recommends HIST 2020; however, HIST 2030, HIST 2050, HIST 2060 or HIST 2700 satisfy this requirement.

 Yea 3 Fall Schedule

 Semester 5

 Hrs.

Milestones

Must Complete all 3000 level Courses before taking FASH 4000, FASH 4030, FASH 4500

 DIGN 3000

3

 

 FASH 3000

3

 Must have completed FASH 2110.  Minimum  grade of “C” required

 DIGN 3100

3

 

 DIGN 3230

3

 

 Total Hours

12

 

FASH 4150 Summer Internship is mandatory, and is taken during the summer of the junior year, or when upper level concentration courses are nearly complete. Students must register and pay for this 6 credit course during the first summer session.  

 Year 3 Spring Schedule

 Semester 6

 Hrs.

 Milestones
  Students must take FASH 4150  (Internship) During the Summer 
  Only-6 Credit Hours

 MKTG 3010

3

Pre-Requisite: Must have Junior standing; and Must be taken before MKTG 3200

 FERM 3210 or FERM 4330

3

 

 ECFS 4630

3

 

 FACS 3730

3

 Minimum grade of “C” required

 Total Hours

12

 

 

 Year 4 Fall Schedule

 Semester 7

Hrs.

Milestones

 MKTG 3200

3

 

 FASH 4000

3

 Minimum grade of “C” Required. 

 FASH 4030

3

 Minimum grade of “C” Required. 

 FACS 4500

3

 Minimum grade of “C” Required.  Must have Senior Standing

 Total Hours

12

 

 

 Year 4 Spring Schedule

 Semester 8

 Hrs.

 Milestones

 Upper Division Elective (3000-4000)

3

 

 Upper Division Elective (300-4000)

2

 

 FASH 4140

3

 Minimum grade of “C” required. 

 MKTG 4250

3

 

 FASH 4440

3

 Minimum grade of “C” required. 

 Total Hours

14

 Senior Exit Exam

Students may take an Upper Division course from ANY academic department.  

Undergraduate Concentration Courses
FASH 1110 Textiles
FASH 1120 Cultural Interpretation of Dress
FASH 2030 History of Costume
FASH 2110 Principles of Apparel Construction
FASH 3000 Apparel Quality Analysis
FASH 3120 Applied Dress Design
FASH 4000 Display Merchandising
FASH 4030 Clothing Economics
FASH 4130 Dress Design and Draping
FASH 4140 Fashion Merchandising Seminar
FASH 4150 Internship
FASH 4440 Fashion Promotions and Events

This map is not intended to be a contract; either expressed or implied, between the University and the students, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. TSU specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any MAP at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.






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