2019-2020 Catalog 
    Apr 12, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fashion Display and Presentation Associate of Science

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The Fashion Display and Presentation degree provides the student with a comprehensive academic foundation to pursue multiple fashion display careers within the field of merchandising and marketing. Students will have opportunities to develop skills in product knowledge, color theory, fashion sketching, store planning and layout, stage set design and construction, careers within the industry, and history of fashion trends. Students that complete this program will be prepared for entry level positions in brick and mortar retail and/or e-commerce. Occupations such as: visual merchandiser, visual stylist, display assistant, display coordinator, retail management, customer service associate, and freelance display artist. This Associate of Science degree prepares students for transfer to 4-year universities, majoring in Fashion Merchandising or Fashion Design. Similar transfer majors include: Apparel Management, Apparel Merchandising and Fashion Retailing.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Produce a professional portfolio showcasing their visual display and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate and understand skills needed to create and construct 3-dimensional window displays and/or 3-dimensional visual stage sets showcasing continuity of theme, layout, signage, merchandise, and lighting presentation.
  • Demonstrate and understand skills needed to execute editorial or lifestyle photo shoots for publications in print or e-commerce.

Total Units for the Major: 22.5-24

Restricted Electives

Associate of Science Degree

Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of 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.


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