What can you learn at The Art Institute of Dallas and The Art Institute of Fort Worth? The Bachelor degree in Fashion and Retail Management program offers experience across disciplines in business, fashion, and design, covering both soft and hard lines. This cross-functional focus will allow students to expand beyond traditional fashion design positions and choose among options in manufacturing, design and retailing. The content of the curriculum includes fashion industry trends and manufacturing, general business, management, operations and compliance, retailing, marketing, advertising, and design. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to effectively bridge the gap between designers and the retail market. They will be required to both identify and anticipate fashion trends, as well as to develop the decision-making skills needed to ensure that the preferred consumer goods are in stock at the appropriate time.
The purpose of the Fashion & Retail Management program at the bachelor?s degree level is to prepare graduates with the skills in fashion trends and forecasting, operations and compliance, retailing, marketing, advertising, and design necessary to seek entry-level employment in the manufacturing, design, or retailing sector. Emphasis is placed on using higher cognitive processes to bring about awareness of the fashion and retail merchandising business.
This cross-functional focus will allow students to expand beyond traditional fashion design positions in the industry and seek entry-level positions such as:
? Visual Merchandiser
? Buyer/Assistant Buyer
? POS Designer
? Fashion Coordinator
? Event Promotion
? Retail Sales Management
? Marketing Assistant
? Merchandiser/Assistant Merchandiser
? Window Trimmer
? Creative Director
? Production and Sales Development