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  • Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Merchandising

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    Program Overview

    The University of Akrons Bachelor of Arts Degree Program in Fashion Merchandising prepares students for careers in the fashion and furnishings industries. This unique program offers students a choice of three specializations and also enables students to apply an associate degree toward a baccalaureate degree.

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    Specialization TracksApparel TrackStudents concentrate on the development, promotion, and merchandising of apparel productsHome Furnishings TrackStudents combine knowledge of the interior design process with merchandising skills geared toward the home furnishings marketFiber Arts TrackStudents focus on textiles as an art form in order to develop careers in the rapidly growing field of fiber arts.

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    Apparel TrackClasses:Principles of Apparel DesignFashion & Furnishings IndustriesFundamentals of ConstructionDress and CultureTextile EvaluationTextiles for ApparelStrategic Merchandise PlanningHistory of FashionFashion AnalysisInternshipApparel, Home Furnishings, and Fiber Arts Electives

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    Home Furnishings TrackClasses:Introduction to Interior DesignFamily HousingInterior Design TheoryProgramming and Space PlanningSpecifications for Interiors I & IIStrategic Merchandise PlanningHistory of Interior Design I & IIFashion AnalysisTextiles for InteriorsInternshipApparel, Home Furnishings or Fiber Arts Elective

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    Fiber Arts TrackClasses:Principles of Apparel Design or Intro to Interior DesignTextile EvaluationSeminar in Fiber ArtsHistoric Costume or History of Interior Design I & IIStrategic Merchandise PlanningTextiles of Apparel or Textiles of InteriorsInternshipApparel, Home Furnishings or Fiber Arts Electives

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    InternshipsStudents complete a required internshipInternships are tailored to individual interestsInternships include 150 hours of on-site training dispersed over 10 weeks

    Kelly in New York at Marie Claire

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    InternshipsStudents have the option of choosing an internship site close to school, close to home, or in an exciting new location

    Lauren at Saks Fifth Avenue

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    InternshipsInternships provide an opportunity for students to gain valuable real-world experience and network with professionals in their field. Students may even receive job offers as a result of their internships.

    Trina at Stitch Piece & Purl

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    InternshipsUniversity of Akron students have completed internships locally, nationally, and internationally including:

    Ralph Lauren,Los Angeles Cosmo Girl,London, EnglandVera WangNordstromCleveland and Kansas CityJoAnn FabricsMarie ClaireNew York

    Lucky ShoesBCBG Max AzriaSaks Fifth AvenueVictorias SecretAbbotts BridalDoreen Leaf DesignsGucciLos AngelesSanity BoutiqueCliniqueObsess BoutiqueCincinnati

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    Internships

    Katie Simmons interned with Misti Alpaca, Peru

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    Internships

    Katie steaming dresses for a fashion shoot and knitting with Peruvian women

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    Fashion Interns in London

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    Students have completed fiber arts internships with a variety of companies including:Soho PublishingNew YorkBagsmithCleveland, OhioTahki-Stacy CharlesNew YorkCestari, Ltd.Churchville, VirginiaTanglewood Fiber CreationsSt. Helens, Oregon

    Pick-up SticksOakland, CACoats and ClarkCharlotte, NCWestminster FibersNashua, New HampshireCNS YarnsMontreal, CanadaClassic Elite YarnsLowell, Massachusetts

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    Program ResourcesTextiles Lab

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    Program ResourcesHistoric Costume Collection

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    Program ResourcesClothing Construction Lab with Bernina Sewing Machines

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    Fashion Merchandising TravelNew York City

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    Fashion Merchandising TravelLondon

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    Fashion Merchandising TravelItaly

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    Program ResourcesClass Size15-30 students per classFaculty AdvisorsBusiness Classes taught by the College of Business Administration or Summit College with the opportunity to expand electives into minors in marketing/sales technology within the required hours to graduationFamily and Consumer Sciences Computer Lab

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    Why should you choose The University of Akrons Fashion Merchandising Program?Smaller class formats that offer individual attentionA comprehensive textile curriculum for excellent product knowledgeA flexible electives component that allows you to earn a minor within the required 130 credit hoursExperienced, full-time faculty teach all major coursesAverage an 80-85% graduation rate

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    Student Fashion AssociationThe Student Fashion Association is a student organization designed to supplement the students academic experiences. Activities include:

    Student Run Fashion ShowField TripsGuest lectures by visiting professionalsService Projects

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    SFA Fashion Shows

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    SFA Fashion Shows

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    SFA Fashion Shows

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    Graduate ProgramStudents have the opportunity to continue their studies in a graduate program that specializes in the historic/cultural aspects of fashion and design.

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    For More InformationContact Us:Clothing, Textiles and InteriorsThe School of Family & Consumer Sciences215 Shrank SouthAkron, OH 44325-6103330-972-7721www.uakron.edu/fcsSchoolofFCS@uakron.edu

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