2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
    Jan 27, 2023  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Visual Fashion Merchandising, A.S.


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The Visual Fashion Merchandising program explores interior and exterior displays with an emphasis on presentation of the products and on lighting and window design. Techniques and utilization of specialized materials in a diverse range of retail options are examined, as are the development of major presentations and overall store design.

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 in Visual Fashion Merchandising. This will increase job opportunities in the field as well as promotion for those already employed.

Total Units for the Major: 31


Group 1


Group 2


Associate in Science Degree


Completion of the certificate program 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: ART 40 , ART 41 *, ART 50 *, ART 80 , ART 142 /GD 142 ; BUS 138 /CTVR 138 ; ETT 40 ; FASH 100 , FASH 254 ; GC 101 ; GD 141 /ART 141 ; ID 110 , ID 127 *.

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