California State University, Sacramento: Family and Consumer Sciences Apparel Marketing and Design.
Sacramento, California
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences

The apparel marketing and design program at California State University, Sacramento equips students with the knowledge and skills they need for careers in the multifaceted field of apparel and design. Students will be trained to qualify for work in design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing, and consumer behavior. The fashion design and marketing curriculum is structured to give students both a historical and up-to-date understanding of how existing apparel and textile resources can be used to meet consumer needs, including varying body shapes, spending power, desires, and sociological contexts.

What fashion related programs and degrees does California State University, Sacramento offer?
As of 2011, California State University, Sacramento offers the following degrees:
B.A. Family and Consumer Sciences Apparel Marketing & Design

What’s the school’s contact information?
California State University, Sacramento
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
6000 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95819-6053
Phone: 916-278-6393

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $2,483
Room & Board: $3,000

What is the typical student profile?
California State University, Sacramento total undergraduate students: Not reported
Fashion program students: 145

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a GPA of 2.0.

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 California State University, Sacramento’s Apparel Marketing & Design program have?
Faculty members: 3

What career placement services does California State University, Sacramento provide?
Although not required, apparel marketing & design students may complete an internship program at any grade level. Past interns have placed at major national retail chains. California State University, Sacramento’s fashion program also gives students the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the fashion industry by studying abroad. Design and marketing students can network with faculty members to learn about specialized topics in fashion design, including cross-cultural analysis of consumer psychology, international trade, costumer loyalty, retail, and other sociological and psychological aspects of fashion and consumption.