The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences at Pittsburg State University is one of two FAC programs in Kansas and is known for getting students involved in professional development opportunities that will lead to employment across the nation. The students in the Fashion Merchandising area are known for their student organization “FAME” (Fashion and Merchandising Entrepreneurs). Students in this program are involved with the community through their yearly fashion shows and their work on visual displays at a variety of retail stores throughout the city.
Students majoring in the area of Fashion Merchandising at Pittsburg State University experience a variety of hands-on learning opportunities both in the classroom and in the community. They are guided by dedicated faculty who see every student’s potential to find their own level of success. Students in this program earn a significant number of scholarships.
As a graduate of the PSU Fashion Merchandising program, you will be equipped to secure the following positions, and more:
During your time in the Fashion Merchandising program, you may choose to take advantage of our ever-expanding internship opportunities. The following is a list of companies with which our Fashion Merchandising students have interned in the past:
Bath and Body Works Bikini.comThe Buckle Rave Victoria's Secret Nicole Miller, New York City Barry Bricken, New York CityJoseph Abboud, New York City Jeffrey, Atlanta, GA BCBG Max Azria, Los Angeles American Bridal, Kansas City Gerson Company, Kansas City Elan-Polo, St. Louis Watters and Watters, Dallas, TX JC Penney Corporate Headquarters, Plano, TX JC Penney Local Stores
The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences offers baccalaureate degrees and a cooperative master’s degree program. B.S. programs are offered in Community and Family Services, Early Childhood Development, and Fashion Merchandising. A B.S.E. program is offered in Family & Consumer Sciences Education. The department is also a partner in the Early Childhood Unified program housed in the College of Education. The department offers minors in Early Childhood, Fashion Merchandising, Human Ecology, and Youth and Adolescent Development. The department also contributes to minors in Women’s Studies and Public Health.
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Family and Consumer Sciences
Students take a selection of classes to complete Fashion Merchandising emphasis.
Students take a selection of classes to complete Fashion Merchandising minor.