This Fashion Merchandising emphasis is a specialization in fashion design, product development, and sourcing to prepare you for careers in the fashion industry.
There are four courses in this emphasis designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed for fashion design and product development.
In Barrow Hall, you'll have access to various creative spaces to explore, problem-solve, and develop your ideas into tangible products.
The Product Development and Design emphasis provides you with the opportunity to develop fashion products and work with designers and manufacturers to produce garments in various learning opportunities.
There are four student-run orgnaizations in the department geared toward student interests in various aspects of the fashion industry.
If you decide to pursue this emphasis, we have special scholarships to help you with study abroad travel costs and to participate in your dream summer internship. The scholarships are provided by the Georgia Soft Goods Education Foundation.
This is a high demand emphasis and you will need to submit an application before being accepted. After completing TXMI 2010 and TXMI 3210, you can complete an application and submit five examples of work. Applications are open September and February every year.
Meet Some Students
Penelope will be continuing into the Fashion Merchandising M.S. as a part of the Double Dawgs program
Anders plans on moving to Italy to be product developer
Lindsay chose fashion design because of her love for Halloween
Skylar chose PDD because she had always had a passion for design, creation, and using color
Aura's decision to go from Marketing to Fashion Merchandising was made from the fact that she always knew in her heart she wanted to be a designer
Dominique chose this major to express creativity and develop design skills