Retail and Fashion Merchandising
The Retail and Fashion Merchandising curriculum offers coursework in both creative (Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Product Development, and Promotion) and analytical (buying and planning, Excel and statistical reasoning) areas of merchandising, with a focus on fashion products. Through this program, students learn how to navigate a career path in a fast paced, dynamic industry. Supervision, leadership and management activities, in the context of fashion and retail careers, are emphasized.
For Freshman/First Year Admission: Change of Program or External TransferStudents interested in the Retail and Fashion Merchandising program will enter Ohio University with the major code BS6384. There are no additional requirements beyond what is required for admission to Ohio University.
Opportunities Upon Graduation
Career opportunities include retail management, merchandising, buying, assortment planning, product development, visual presentation, wholesale sales, and entrepreneurship. Our graduates have gone on to exciting careers with companies such as:
- Big Lots
- L Brands
- NES Group Jewelry Wholesalers
- ESP Trendlab
The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Athens, OH 45701
Lisa Williams, contact williaL6@ohio.edu
Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.