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Delta State University, Division of Family & Consumer Sciences Programs Profile

Written by FS StaffOctober 19, 2011
Delta State University

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Delta State University: Family & Consumer Sciences
Cleveland, Mississippi
Division of Family & Consumer Sciences

Students who choose the Fashion Merchandising concentration at Delta State University take classes from three departments: the Division of Family & Consumer Sciences, the Department of Art, and the Division of Management.  This interdisciplinary approach prepares students for a variety of careers within the fashion industry. 

What fashion related programs and degrees does Delta State University offer?
As of 2011, Delta State University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Family & Consumer Sciences

What’s the school’s contact information?
Delta State University
Ewing 112, P.O. Box 3273, DSU
Cleveland, MS 38733
Phone: 662-846-4315

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $4,450
Room and Board: $5,778

What’s the typical student profile?
Delta State University total undergraduate students: 3,052
Fashion program students: 160

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires an overall GPA of 2.5 or 3.0 in Family & Consumer Sciences classes.

How long does it take to complete program?
It usually takes four years to complete a B.S. degree, two years to complete a M.S. degree and two or more years to complete a Ph D program.

How many faculty members does Delta State University’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 7

What career placement services does Delta State University provide?
Students are required to complete an internship with a retail company in their senior year.  Students may also choose to attend Fashion Study Tours-organized every two to three years- in New York. Each academic year students may attend Fashion Career Day in Dallas, Texas to develop professional connections.  There are also opportunities available to students to participate in campus-wide fashion shows and design competitions.

All data is as of 2011.