Fashion, Dress and Merchandising
- Major: Fashion, Dress and Merchandising
- Degree Program: Design and Merchandising
- Program Web Site
- Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design
- Degree Designation: Bachelor's (B.S.)
Students who meet University admission requirements may be accepted directly into the Davis College as Fashion, Dress, and Merchandising majors. The program focuses on the fashion industry, including how products and services are produced, distributed and promoted to consumers. Students may tailor their program by choosing either Fashion Design or Fashion Merchandising as their area of emphasis.
Graduates find a variety of positions with retail, apparel and textile firms. Retail opportunities typically begin with an executive training program and may lead to positions in store management, planning, buying, visual merchandising and fashion promotion. Apparel firm positions include assistant designer, designer, design director and sample coordinator.
English Language Proficiency
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.
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