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Fashion Studies: Fashion Merchandising Certificate Theatre Arts & Fashion Total Units: 29
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Term Effective: Summer 2003


The Fashion Studies Certificate consists of three options: Fashion Studies - Apparel Design & Production; Fashion Studies - Custom Clothing & Alterations; and Fashion Studies - Fashion Merchandising.

The Fashion Studies: Fashion Merchandising Certificate of Achievement is designed for the student who is interested in a career in fashion retail and its many job opportunities, including sales, buying, fashion consulting, fashion coordination, and fashion display.

This program of study is also available as an Associate degree major option.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Fashion Studies: Fashion Merchandising Certificate program are:

  • Complete 29 units from
    • Fashion Studies: Fashion Merchandising Requirements

Fashion Studies: Fashion Merchandising Requirements - complete 29.00 units
BMK 60Retail Marketing3.00
FASH 8Introductory Textiles for Modern Usage3.00
FASH 50Fashion Careers3.00
FASH 53Fashion Analysis3.00
FASH 57Fashion Buying3.00
FASH 75Alterations of Readymade Clothes1.00
FASH 51Fashion Apparel and Accessories3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:
BAD 53Introduction to Solving Business Problems w/Spreadsheets1.50
CIS 5Computer Literacy3.00
FASH 70AClothing Construction1.50-3.00
FASH 70BClothing Construction1.50-3.00
FASH 99IOccupational Work Experience-Intern Program1.00-8.00
FASH 58Fashion Entrepreneurship3.00
FASH 55.1History of Costume3.00
FASH 55.2Contemporary Fashion Designers3.00
FASH 54Bridal Consultant1.00
INDE 61.1Introduction to Interior Design3.00

Term Effective: Summer 2003

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2010

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.


No course may be used more than once to fulfill a requirement in the certificate.
Certificate will be awarded upon fulfillment of all course requirements with a grade of 'C' or better.

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