Texas Christian University: Fashion Merchandising
Fort Worth, Texas
Department of Design, Merchandising & Textiles

The Fashion Merchandising program at Texas Christian University prepares students for careers in the industry with hands-on instruction in all parts of the supply chain. Students develop skills in fibers and fabrics, product compatibility, computer aided design, product development, buying, quality control, and apparel production, selection, and coordination. The program teaches professionally relevant skills in the development, buying, and selling of merchandise to prepare students for success in the industry.

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

What’s the school’s contact information?
Texas Christian University
Department of Design, Merchandising & Textiles
2722 W. Berry St.
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817-257-7499
www.demt.tcu.edu

Type of School? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $30,000
Room & Board: $6,200

What’s the typical student profile?
Texas Christian University total undergraduate students: 7,640
Fashion program students: 232

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a 2.5 GPA.

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 Texas Christian University’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 5.5

What career placement services does Texas Christian University provide?
Students are required to complete an internship in their junior year, where they are typically placed among top companies and retailers. Semester study abroad programs are available in London, Paris, and Florence.

All data is as of 2011.