Dec 01, 2023  
2013-2014 Catalog-EXPIRED 

Fashion Merchandising, A.A.A.S.

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(Code 121)

GRCC Program:

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.

First Year

Second Year

Total Credits 62/63

* Interior Seminars are field experiences in Chicago (IF 290 ) and New York City (FM 289 ). Students must attend ONE of the seminars, either Chicago OR New York, to fulfill this requirement. A suitable elective may be substituted for a seminar that is not attended.

** Students intending to transfer should take EN 101  and EN 102  instead of BA 101  and BA 102 .

Transfer Opportunities:

The Transfer Guide for many bachelor’s degree majors offered at Michigan colleges and universities is available at the Counseling and Career Center and online at

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