Fashion Merchandising (A.A.) - Online

Fashion Merchandising (A.A.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours36-39

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of  RLGN 104 waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
HIUS 360History of American Entrepreneurship 13
Total Hours3

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
ACCT 209Survey of Accounting and Finance3
ECON 213Principles of Microeconomics3
or ECON 214 Principles of Macroeconomics
FACS 243Digital Drafting I3
FACS 301Elements of Fabric4
FACS 302Psychology of Fashion3
FACS 304Promotions and Aesthetics3
FACS 353Retail Merchandising3
INFT 126Adobe InDesign - Introductory1
INFT 127Adobe Photoshop - Introductory 11
Total Hours24

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 60 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • Grade of ‘C’ Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 15 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 104 Survey of Old and New Testament 4
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 4
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Communication Elective 1 3
Second Semester
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 4
Information Literacy Elective (HIUS 360) 1 3
Math Elective 1 3
Social Science Elective 1 3
INFT 126 Adobe InDesign - Introductory 1
INFT 127 Adobe Photoshop - Introductory 1
Second Year
Third Semester
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
ACCT 209 Survey of Accounting and Finance 3
ECON 213
Principles of Microeconomics
or Principles of Macroeconomics
FACS 243 Digital Drafting I 3
FACS 301 Elements of Fabric 4
Fourth Semester
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Natural Science Elective 1 3
FACS 302 Psychology of Fashion 3
FACS 304 Promotions and Aesthetics 3
FACS 353 Retail Merchandising 3
 Total Hours60-63

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling in foundational skills requirements

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