Harding University: Fashion Merchandising/ Interiors Merchandising.
Searcy, Arkansas
Family and Consumer Sciences Department

The fashion merchandising/interiors merchandising programs at Harding University are structured to give Christian students the skills and knowledge they need to take leadership roles in the merchandising industry. Graduates are trained to provide effective design service at their place of work, while helping companies achieve their merchandising objectives and goals. The fashion department uses the latest teaching methods in conjunction with hands on experience to create the most effective learning environment possible in fashion and interiors merchandising.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Harding University offer?
As of 2011, Harding University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Fashion Merchandising
B.S. Interiors Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
Harding University
Family and Consumer Sciences Department
Box 12233
Searcy, AR 72149
Phone: 501-279-4472

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $13,140
Room and Board $5,814

What is the typical student profile?
Harding University total undergraduate students: 4,086
Fashion program students: 31

What are the requirements to enter the program?
Program requires acceptance to Harding University.

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 Harding University’s Fashion/ Interiors Merchandizing program have?
Faculty members: 8

What career placement services does Harding University provide?
Students majoring in either fashion merchandising or  interiors merchandising are required to successfully complete an internship program by their Junior or Senior year. Past interns have been placed at national chain retailers and have worked at showrooms at regional clothing markets as well as in privately owned boutiques. Fashion majors may choose to participate in the department’s study-abroad program, which currently offers six international locations including Athens, England, Florence, France, Greece, Italy, Latin America, and Zambia.