A.A.S. Fashion Merchandising Degree

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 60 credit hour curriculum provides all the phases of fashion merchandising, not only in business aspects, but also in aesthetic and creative sides of fashion, such as window display, fashion basics and textiles. Students will study fashion history and trends as well as their influence on our lives. In addition, they will survey the development of style leading up to contemporary design. Students will also take courses in English composition, computer information systems, sociology and introductory psychology. An educational background in fashion coordination, fashion promoting, fashion advertising, fashion displaying, fashion copywriting, fashion photography, fashion buying and store management.

Established in 2014

CIP: 52-0212 Retail Management.

Training Program Type

Vocational

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Harper College

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board

Education Information

Industry Recognized Certification

64 Weeks ( 840.00 Hours / 60.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$8,340.00
Books$4,400.00
Fees$1,568.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$650.00
Total Cost$14,958.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends on the eligibility of the individual

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Student must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $3,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing academic advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Full-Time Enrollment
  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Internships
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction

Performance Data

Program: A.A.S. Fashion Merchandising Degree

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 60 credit hour curriculum provides all the phases of fashion merchandising, not only in business aspects, but also in aesthetic and creative sides of fashion, such as window display, fashion basics and textiles. Students will study fashion history and trends as well as their influence on our lives. In addition, they will survey the development of style leading up to contemporary design. Students will also take courses in English composition, computer information systems, sociology and introductory psychology. An educational background in fashion coordination, fashion promoting, fashion advertising, fashion displaying, fashion copywriting, fashion photography, fashion buying and store management.

Established in 2014

CIP: 52-0212 Retail Management.

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Harper College

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board

Education Information

Industry Recognized Certification

64 Weeks ( 840.00 Hours / 60.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$8,340.00
Books$4,400.00
Fees$1,568.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$650.00
Total Cost$14,958.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends on the eligibility of the individual

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Student must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $3,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing academic advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Full-Time Enrollment
  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Internships
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction