Yes. Several employers have suggested minoring in business administration if you wish to pursue a career in buying.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. While we do not offer a full apparel/fashion design curriculum, the concepts addressed in the Fashion Merchandising curriculum are highly useful if you want to pursue a career in design. If you are interested in design, you may want to earn the Fashion Merchandising degree first, then, if you’re still interested, pursue a design degree at another institution.
No. Our graduates have a wide variety of career opportunities related to fashion. Opportunities exist in product development, visual merchandising at the corporate level, buying and planning, etc.
Yes. Completion of a business administration or marketing minor would strengthen your background and may give you a competitive edge in the job market. Several courses required in the Fashion Merchandising major also count toward the requirements for a business administration or marketing minor.