Apparel Merchandising and Product Development

College of Education and Human Development

206 Johnston Hall, 419-372-2026

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the baccalaureate degree, students in apparel merchandising and product development are expected to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and analyze textile and apparel products for the target market.
  • Understand the scope and challenges of the textile and apparel industry in the global market.
  • Demonstrate the ability to collect, evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information for problem solving.
  • Understand the impact and application of technology to produce development, merchandising, marketing, and production.
  • Demonstrate professional attitudes, abilities, and skills necessary to function as team members and/or leaders.
  • Demonstrate the ability to verbally and visually communicate and present ideas in an organized, professional manner.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and analyze merchandise plans to control inventories and profits.

Students select one of two options within the degree program:

Apparel Merchandising and Product Development - with marketing minor (87 - 89 hours) - Spring 2018 course requirements

Apparel Merchandising and Product Development - with Fashion Institute of Technology option (93 - 95 hours) - Spring 2018 course requirements