Summer 2013 Undergraduate Catalog
College of Education and Human Development

+ Apparel Merchandising and Product Development

206 Johnston Hall, 419-372-2026

Students select one of two options within the degree program.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the baccalaureate degree, students in apparel merchandising and product development are expected to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and analyze textile and apparel products for the target market.
  • Understand the scope and challenges of the textile and apparel industry in the global market.
  • Demonstrate the ability to collect, evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information for problem solving.
  • Understand the impact and application of technology to produce development, merchandising, marketing, and production.
  • Demonstrate professional attitudes, abilities, and skills necessary to function as team members and/or leaders.
  • Demonstrate the ability to verbally and visually communicate and present ideas in an organized, professional manner.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and analyze merchandise plans to control inventories and profits.

Students select one of two options within the degree program.

+ Apparel Merchandising and Product Development — with marketing minor (87-89 hours) — click click to display detailed requirements for Summer 2013 course requirements

+ Apparel Merchandising and Product Development — with Fashion Institute of Technology option: 93-95 hours — click click to display detailed requirements for Summer 2013 course requirements