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As a fashion merchandising major, you will have unique opportunities to gain first-hand professional experiences in some of the most important cities in the industry — Paris, London, Florence and New York City. From semester study abroad and departmental travel programs to international internship opportunities, you can merge real-world experience with an international education.

Fashion merchandising majors develop skills in buying, product development, apparel production, fibers and fabrics, computer-aided design, quality assessment and control.


When you study fashion merchandising at TCU, you get the highest quality artistic education in a liberal arts environment.


You’ll develop your analytical thinking, clarity in written and spoken expression, collaboration and creativity to adapt to whatever the future might bring and elevate your talent, intelligence and values.


Fashion Drawing Classroom

When you study fashion merchandising at TCU, you get a holistic education through the fine arts and liberal arts. Through programs of academic rigor, graduates of the Department of Fashion Merchandising are world-changers living with excellence and an ethical foundation.


In addition to TCU’s semester, summer and short-term programs, fashion merchandising students explore the world through global courses.

Study Abroad

At TCU, you’ll grow intellectually and personally, and you’ll also gain professional knowledge and skills for a successful career. Fashion merchandising students are required to complete an internship.


Job placement for graduates in the Department of Fashion Merchandising is high because all fashion merchandising majors complete internships before graduation.

Career Preparation

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