Bachelor of Fine Arts-in Fashion Design and Merchandising

Do you find inspiration in fashion? Would you like to be able to focus your creativity and showcase your talents in a supportive and engaging learning environment? If so, the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design & Merchandising degree program at Sanford-Brown may be right for you.

This bachelor-level program offers a balanced curriculum that allows students to develop the design, communication, problem-solving, and marketing skills used by today's fashion designers and merchandisers. The program's innovative training courses offer a hands-on learning experience that can introduce you to theoretical elements of design as well as creative and practical approaches to solving problems. Graduates can go on to pursue a variety of entry-level career opportunities in the fashion, retail and merchandising industries.

Through Sanford-Brown's Fashion Design & Merchandising degree program, you can dive into a variety of hands-on projects that allow you to gain valuable experience in the areas of business and retail management, merchandise display creation, publicity and promotion. By taking a variety of courses, you can learn to create computer-generated sketches, fashion flats, fabric prints, theme boards, specification sheets, and graphics for clothing and textiles.

Below is a sampling of course topics included in Sanford-Brown's Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design and Merchandising degree program.* Classes are led by instructors, many with relevant career experience.

  • Visual Merchandising
  • Retail Management
  • Electronic Marketing
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Merchandise Planning and Inventory Control
  • Salesmanship
  • Global Sourcing and Product Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion Sketching
  • Clothing Construction
  • Evolution of Fashion
  • Textiles for Fashion
  • Computer Graphics for Fashion Design
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Draping
  • Apparel Production
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Publicity and Promotion

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

Prospective entry-level career opportunities for students who successfully complete the Sanford-Brown Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design and Merchandising degree program can include:

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