This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas Regents public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit a JCCC counselor or the JCCC Registrar's office, and the Transfer Kansas portal to learn more.
Students that pursue a Visual Merchandising Certificate will study the importance of visual merchandising and its impact on the success of the retailer. Through analysis of the store layout, lighting, fixtures, props, window, and in-store displays students learn the importance of the customer retail experience. Students will learn how to create effective visual displays to promote products and increase retail sales. This certificate prepares students for an entry level position in retail visual merchandising while at the same time creates a seamless pathway into the Fashion Merchandising and Marketing AAS degree program.
Students must complete all FASH courses with a “C” or higher to be awarded the AAS degree and certificate.
(Major Code 7200; State CIP Code 52.1902)
|FASH 121||Fashion Fundamentals||3|
|FASH 122||Aesthetics for Merchandising and Design||3|
|FASH 125||Visual Merchandising||3|
|FASH 242||Product Knowledge for Merchandisers||3|
|Fashion Elective (see below)||3|
|FASH 225||Store Planning*||3|
|FASH 277||Fashion Seminar: Career Options||2|
|FASH 282||Fashion Internship||1|
|MKT 121||Retail Management||3|
|FASH 123||Apparel Construction I||4|
|FASH 130||Fashion Illustration I||3|
|FASH 133||Computer Aided Apparel Design||3|
|FASH 215||Field Study: MAGIC Trade Show*||1|
|FASH 224||History of Costume||3|
|FASH 268||Field Study: The Market Center*||3|