Jun 21, 2024  
2019-20 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-20 Undergraduate Bulletin ARCHIVED

Merchandising, Fashion Merchandising, B.S.


Prepares students in the field of merchandising. Core topics include textiles, trends, retail math, visual merchandising, buying, merchandising procedures, entrepreneurship and promotion.

1. University Core Curriculum Requirements

A. Communication

B. Mathematics

C. Life and Physical Sciences

D. Language, Philosophy and Culture

E. Creative Arts

F. American History

G. Government/Political Science

H. Social and Behavioral Sciences

I. Component Area Option

2. Human Sciences Core Requirements

3. Merchandising Major Courses

4. Minor

An academic minor of at least 18 semester hours, but not more than 24 semester hours, with at least nine advanced hours and at least six advanced at SFA.

5. General Electives

Three credit hours of general electives as advised.

6. Minimum total hours: 120

Grade Requirements

  • A grade of at least C in each freshman English course (ENG 131 , ENG 132 )
  • A C average in work completed in the major field
  • A C average in work completed in the minor field

The required averages are based on those SFA courses taken in each category that are included in the student’s official degree plan (CAPP).  Transfer and advanced placement coursework are not included in GPA calculations.

Texas Success Initiative Program

All students must satisfy provisions of the Texas Success Initiative program.  See TSI information  elsewhere in this bulletin.