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(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree, Tech Prep Enhanced Skills Certificate)

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.MRKT.FSHN.07

This two-year program is designed for those interested in careers related to fashion wholesaling and retailing. Students explore merchandising, buying, textiles, display, advertising and computer applications in the fashion industry. Emphasis is placed on cooperative work experience which gives the student necessary preparation and experience needed for an entry-level position.



MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
FSHD 1302 Introduction to Fashion 3
FSHN 1301 Textiles 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Economics OR 3
POFT 1321 Business Math AND (3)
++Elective Natural Science (4)


MRKG 1302 Principles of Retailing 3
FSHN 1313 Basic Color Theory and Application 3
FSHN 2320 Visual Merchandising 3
PSYC 2302 Applied Psychology OR 3
PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology (3)
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)


MRKG 2333 Principles of Selling 3
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers OR 4
COSC 1300 Computer Literacy OR (3)
Higher level COSC course (3-4)
FSHD 1308 Fashion Trends 3
FSHN 1312 Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations 3
FSHN 1382 Cooperative Education - Fashion Merchandising 3


FSHN 2303 Fashion Buying 3
FSHN 2307 Fashion Advertising 3
FSHN 2382 Cooperative Education - Fashion Merchandising 3
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation OR 3
HUMA 1315 Fine Arts Appreciation (3)
ACCT 2401 Principles of Accounting I OR 4
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I (3)
+Elective 1-3
Minimum Hours Required 64-72

+Elective - must be selected from the following:

BUSI 1301 Introduction to Business 3
BMGT 1303 Principles of Management 3
FSHD 1233 Fashion Study Tour 2
FSHD 1318 Apparel Computer Systems 3
FSHN 1191 Special Topics in Fashion Merchandising 1
FSHN 2110 Fashion Portfolio 1
FSHN 2301 Fashion Promotion 3
SPNL 1391 Special Topics in Spanish Language and Literature 3

++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD CORE Curriculum for Natural Science.

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