Division: Business, Behavioral/Social Sciences, Public and Human Services
Academic Dept: Business
Curriculum Chair: Phyllis Fein
Related Pages: Westchester Community College Fashion Website
Students who love style, have an interest in merchandising, or a desire to work in textiles and fashion marketing, will find a variety of career opportunities in the dynamic, creative, and challenging world of fashion. The Fashion Merchandising program, combines fashion studies with business courses, will prepare students for positions in resident buying offices, fashion manufacturers, designers’ showrooms, retail stores, fashion publications, and other firms associated with the fashion industry. After graduation, students may either begin their careers or may choose to transfer to bachelor’s degree programs in colleges which offer Fashion Merchandising degrees, such as the upper division of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Berkeley College, or The Laboratory Institute of Merchandising (LIM) and other four-year colleges which offer fashion-related degrees.