Fashion Merchandising

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Fashion Merchandising is part of the dynamic and exciting fashion industry and plays a central role in retailing. The merchandiser is responsible for understanding the needs and demands of the consumer.

Fashion Merchandising students study fashion trends and designs, fabrics and their uses, and garment construction; these students also complete the Business core giving the student a strong foundation in both merchandising and business.

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Admissions Requirements:

  • Completed Harcum College Application
  • Official high school transcripts or GED transcripts. This requirement is waived for applicants who have completed a bachelor's degree, unless specifically requested.
  • SAT or ACT score, if taken (critical reading and math scores only).
  • TOEFL scores for students for whom English is a second language
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Typed personal essay explaining why you chose your desired major.
  • Letter(s) of recommendation from an employer, teacher, guidance counselor, etc.

Fashion Merchandising Program Director:
Winifred Curtis
Academic Center, Room 316
Phone: 610-526-6051

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