2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Oct 22, 2021  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fashion Merchandising Associate in Science


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The Fashion Merchandising certificate emphasizes all aspects of fashion merchandising including techniques of buying and selling, distributing and marketing, and promoting fashion goods. It combines a general merchandising background with training in specialized skills in order for students to find employment in today’s fashion industry.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Produce a professional portfolio showcasing their skills. This portfolio will increase job opportunities in the field as well as promotion for those already employed.
  • Successfully complete an industry internship including the completion of three individual goals/objectives as determined by themselves and an industry supervisor. Internships give students work experience desirable in job applicants.
  • Create a professional resume showcasing their skills. This will increase job opportunities in the field as well as promotion for those already employed.

Optional Lab/Studio


  • 1 Unit

  • *Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

    †Recommended to be taken in last semester of program.

    §Must be taken concurrently with CWE 180 .

    «Take FASH 260  OR both FASH 204  and FASH 225 .

Associate in Science Degree


Completion of the above courses and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees


Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

Suggested coursework not required for the major: BUS 12, 103, 125, 136, 137, 138; FCS 115, GC 101.

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