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Fashion Merchandising and Retail Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Our faculty members are committed to helping students enter their careers or graduate education with an unparalleled foundation in both academic knowledge and practical experience so they will be fully prepared to make a positive difference in those they will help. 

Each concentration includes 240 field hours of practicum.

Graduates can work in a variety of areas from social-service agencies to faith-based organizations to work with government policy. 

This program gives students the ability to focus on the nature of relationships, ways to help develop positive relationships, and ways to help others improve and have a better life. All three FCS concentrations prepare students for additional graduate studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Merchandising Industry
  • Textiles 
  • Product Quality Analysis 
  • Cultural Perspectives in Fashion 
  • Fashion Merchandising Software 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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General Requirements

  • Complete the Online Application Form 
  • Non-refundable application fee $30.00 (payable by check, money order, or credit card)
  • Proof of available yearly funds to cover each year of study in the form of a statement of account, government scholarship letter or athletic scholarship letter
  • Official academic records and transcripts (High School GPA of 2.5). Certified translations of supporting documents in English must accompany all documents

Tuition Fee

  • International

    662 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 662 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    662 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 662 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    662 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 662 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ruston

  • 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.

Funding

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