B.Sc. On Campus

Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising

Louisiana State University

48 months
28639 USD/year
28639 USD/year
11962 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The fashion industry focuses on culturally creative and diverse products and has potential to cultivate small businesses in Louisiana and across the nation.  Many graduates of the department have started their own businesses in apparel design and fashion merchandising.The Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising proggrame is offered by Louisiana State University.


The Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising proggrame offered by Louisiana State University prepare students for professional careers in the textile and apparel industries, which are interconnected and global in nature:

 This curriculum provides :

  • an integrated
  • multi-functional academic experience
  • Students focus on design
  • development 
  • marketing of textile and apparel products 

Career Opportunities:

  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Store manager
  • Department manager
  • Personnel manager
  • Apparel designer
  • Fashion coordinator
  • Pattern maker
  • Sales representative
  • Home furnishings consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  •  Digital Illustration for Apparel Designers
  •  Apparel Structure and Fit
  •  Research in Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising
  •  Creativity in Product Development
  •  Synthesis: Textile and Apparel Product Processes
  • Pattern Design with Computer Application

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major:

  • 2.0 GPA in all coursework (2.5 GPA for transfer)
  • 2.0 cumulative GPA in courses toward degree requirements
  • grade of "C" or better in ENGL 1001 and MATH 1021 or higher

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28639 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28639 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28639 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28639 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11962 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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