Degree Programs

Which fashion degree program is right for you?

Fashion Design

Fashion Merchandising

Left: A student fashion design project is modeled at TWU's Family Weekend Fashion Show. Right: TWU student Aliana Miller's fashion merchandising project, 'Your Local World', won the top prize for Digital Store Planning and Design at FGI's Scholarship Competition in Dallas.

Are you seeking an industry position in fashion design or production? Students in our fashion design programs gain experience designing, developing, and constructing apparel and related products, while learning about product development, apparel construction, fashion sketching, textiles, computer-aided design, pattern making, tailoring, draping, and portfolio and collection development through hands-on projects.

BA in Fashion Design

Learn how to design and develop merchandise for manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers in preparation for a career in apparel and accessory design or production.

BA in Fashion Design and BS in Fashion Merchandising

This dual degree program will provide you with a broad knowledge of the fashion industry by preparing you to work in design, manufacturing, production, wholesale and retail environments.

BA in Fashion Design and BBA in General Business, Entrepreneurship Emphasis

Gain the diversity of knowledge and skills necessary to design and sell your own products as a small business owner in today's competitive economic environment with this dual degree program.

BA in Fashion Design and BBA in Marketing

Learn about fashion design and production while you acquire a broad range of marketing skills that are desirable for leadership and management positions within corporate design and production environments. 

Minor in Fashion Design

Ideal for non-majors interested in pursuing creative, fashion-related careers; or for those interested in developing apparel construction, design and patterning skills for personal use.

Are you seeking a career in fashion or retail management, selling, or buying? Students in our fashion merchandising programs study merchandising, retailing, planning and control, consumer behavior, retail buying, product analysis, and fashion promotion through a variety of fashion and business courses that emphasize hands-on experiential learning projects, as well as group and team activities. 

BS in Fashion Merchandising, Management Emphasis and a Marketing Minor

Prepare for a career in retail management, selling or promotion, primarily in store environments.

BS in Fashion Merchandising, Planning Emphasis and Marketing Minor

Prepare for a career in retail buying and merchandise management, primarily in corporate environments. 

BS in Fashion Merchandising and BBA in General Business, Entrepreneurship Emphasis

This dual degree program will provide you with the wealth of knowledge and skills necessary for entrepreneurial success in the fashion industry, particularly in owning and operating a small retail or wholesale business.

BS in Fashion Merchandising and BBA in Management

Gain the knowledge and skills that are desirable for a career in retail store management or human resource management at a store, district, regional or corporate level with this dual degree program.

BS in Fashion Merchandising and BBA in Marketing

Prepare for work in corporate retail and design environments with this dual degree program, which provides an exceptional foundation in both merchandising and business marketing.

Minor in Fashion Merchandising

Ideal for non-majors interested in adding to their knowledge of retail, manufacturing or cottage industry businesses.

Left image: A student fashion design project is modeled at TWU's Family Weekend Fashion Show. Right image: TWU student Aliana Miller's fashion merchandising project, 'Your Local World', won the top prize for Digital Store Planning and Design at FGI's Scholarship Competition in Dallas.