Fashion Design & Merchandising

Teacher: Sebastian Yeung

Fashion Design and Merchandising

Course overview: Fashion Design & Merchandising is a two-year program which offers instruction and practical experience in the skills and theory necessary to be employed within the fashion design and merchandising industry. Students will have the opportunity to learn and practice different functions of the merchandising process, including the development of buying plans, promotional materials, events and sales strategies for multiple retail channels. Students will develop visual research skills through applied design principles, and creativity to select appropriate fabrics for the construction of garments by editing and balancing a ready-to-wear collection. Students will develop their skills through visual, technical, digital and verbal presentations.

Academics: Career Literacy and Math are integrated into Fashion Design and Merchandising.

College articulation agreements: Dual Enrollment in FASH 100 at Marist College; Dutchess Community College