This program option is most appropriate for individuals interested in careers in the apparel merchandise and design field who have related degrees such as business, especially marketing, public relations, art, and design.
Family and Consumer Sciences graduate students with an interest in the FDM field can choose among thirteen courses that could potentially be included as part of their graduate degree program. The courses offered are in two concentration areas:
Fashion product design and production
Graduate level courses include:
FCS 321 – Flat Pattern Design
FCS 323 – Advanced Textiles
FCS 324 – Draping and Design
FCS 327 – Clothing and Behavior
FCS 328 – Economics of Fashion
FCS 329 – Apparel Product Analysis
FCS 361 – Fashion History I
FCS 362 – Fashion History II
FCS 365 – Apparel Collection Development
FCS 366 – CAD for Apparel Design
FCS 368 – Fashion Promotion
FCS 369 – Merchandise Planning and Control
FCS 371 – Advanced Merchandising
The Graduate Catalog provides course descriptions and other information about these courses and our Master's degree program. Lower level courses are also available for students needing to complete deficiency coursework for their Master’s degree and future career success.
Admission and Degree Requirements
Additional information about how to apply and degree requirements is located at the Department's Graduate website.