Bachelor of Science in Apparel Design and Merchandising: Concentration in Merchandising Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 58

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis 3
Major Prerequisite: College-Level Drawing Course (See Art or Design Courses) 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
 Units15
Third Semester
ADM 260 Textiles 3
ID 240 Color and Design 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
ADM 265 Introduction to the Fashion Industry 3
PSY 200 General Psychology 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units16
Fifth Semester
ADM 360GW Fashion, Clothing, and Society - GWAR 3
Major Electives (9 Units Total) – Take One 4 3
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 6
 Units15
Sixth Semester
ADM 365 Textile Laboratory 1
ADM 369 Fashion Merchandising and Buying 3
ADM 466 Computer Applications in Clothing and Textile Industry 3
Major Electives (9 units total) – Select 3 Units of Marketing: 3
Principles of Marketing  
Personal Selling  
Advertising Theory and Practice  
Retail Management  
Digital Marketing  
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units16
Seventh Semester
ADM 561 Culture and Historical Costume 3
ADM 566 Fashion and the Consumer 3
ADM 665 Product Development for Apparel 3
Major Electives (9 Units Total) – Take One 4 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
ADM 560 Supply Chain Management in the Textile & Apparel World Marketplace 3
ADM 569 Visual Merchandising and Promotion 3
CFS 600 Professional Development 5 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 4
 Units13
 Total Units120