This is the launch edition of the 2019-20 VCU Bulletin. This version includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester. (See the Archives page for bulletins for 2018-19.)

Students from any department in the university may request enrollment in the fashion merchandising minor provided they have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The minor consists of 18 credits, nine of which must be at the 300-400 level.

Course Title Hours
Required courses
FASH 120Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
FASH 250Concepts of Fashion Merchandising Environment3
FASH 341Merchandise Planning and Control3
Select nine additional credits from the following professional courses:9
Fashion Forecasting
Fashion Promotion
Fashion Branding
Fashion Workshop
Supervision and Management
Fashion Entrepreneurship
Fashion Internship
Total Hours18