Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences
The Fashion Merchandising program prepares students for an exciting career in the ever-changing fashion world. The fashion evolution is fast-paced, reflecting personal image and interest. If you strive to set new directions, enjoy working with people, have talent, energy, and enthusiasm, you will excel in the world of fashion.
In GRCC’s program, you’ll study both historical and futuristic perspectives of fashion. Color, fabrics, design, and garment construction are integral parts of the program. You’ll evaluate merchandising as a process with the point of sale as the focus. In cooperative education courses, you’ll gain practical experience working for businesses. You’ll research career opportunities, network, and develop personal contacts.
The following recommendations are presented as a guide. Courses may be taken in any order as long as all requirements (including prerequisites) are met. Class sizes are limited.