University of Houston: Consumer Science & Merchandising
Houston, Texas
Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences

The Consumer Science & Merchandising program at University of Houston focuses on consumer-oriented business practices in customer service, merchandising, retailing, sales, and technology entrepreneurship. Students then learn to integrate this knowledge with technology-based consumer practices. Students may choose to specialize in Technology Entrepreneurship, Consumer Science and Merchandising, Training and Development, e-Tailing, or Professional Studies.

What fashion related programs and degrees does University of Houston offer?
As of 2011, University of Houston offers the following degrees:
B.S. Consumer Science & Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
University of Houston
Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences
4800 Calhoun
Houston, TX 77004
Phone: 713-743-4110

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $8,530
Room & Board: $7,890

What’s the typical student profile?
University of Houston total undergraduate students: 27,600
Fashion program students: 260

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires admission to the University of Houston.

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 University of Houston’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 11

What career placement services does University of Houston provide?
Students are required to complete an internship in their senior year, where they are typically placed among top companies and retailers. Independent study abroad opportunities are available. Student organizations offer opportunities for professional growth, networking, and study tours.

All data is as of 2011.