The curriculum in merchandising provides students with skills needed to pursue careers in the merchandising, marketing and productions of textile, apparel and related products. Course requirements cover the organization and operation of the fashion industry, the production and distribution of merchandise, product information and merchandise characteristics. As circumstances and interests warrant, students may take courses that include travel to major market centers such as London, New York, and Honolulu.
Many graduates of the program select career paths in merchandising, such as merchandise buying, store operations managers, special events coordinators, personal shoppers, visual merchandising managers and private label coordinators. Other career options include, but are not limited to, jobs in apparel production, sales representatives, quality analysts and production managers.
Merchandising BSBA Degree Requirements (120 hours)
Merchandising BSBA Semester Guide
Availability: Hattiesburg Campus
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Accreditation: This program is accredited by AACSB International.