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Fashion Marketing Degree

AIU offers a professionally focused BFA in Fashion Marketing program with a specialization in Marketing that challenges students to become innovative, visionary marketers with an understanding of fashion marketing and communication skills. Students can develop the ability to work autonomously on a wide range of fashion marketing promotions as they can prepare for exciting opportunities in the fashion industry. The program is an industry-oriented fashion degree designed to instruct students on the rapidly changing world of marketing in the digital age. Students will learn basic marketing principles as well as participate in idea and campaign generation assignments and projects geared toward giving students a simulation of life as a fashion marketer.

 

Focus on Your Specific Area of Interest

By studying key topics in Marketing to complete the upper division’s core specialization requirements, AIU can give you an opportunity to focus your interests on the acquisition of industry-specific knowledge and skills common in the field of fashion marketing. 

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  • Next Start Date

    August 24th, 2015

  • Total Credits

    198

  • Specialization Credits

    72

  • Program Length

    36 MONTHS

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  • Successful completion of the BFA in Fashion Marketing with a specialization in Marketing can provide students with an applicable foundation of industry-related knowledge and skills, including how to:

     

    • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the fashion industry, fashion marketing, its products, markets, consumers and marketing activities.
    • Demonstrate a confident understanding of key theoretical and other issues at the forefront of the fashion marketing industry.
    • Know how to promote your work professionally in the contemporary fashion marketplace and present work visually, verbally and through text, confidently employing current industry practices, including digital technologies.
    • Confidently engage in critical thinking, analysis, problem-solving, reflection and evaluation in relation to fashion marketing and your own and others’ work.
    • Independently apply ideas and knowledge creatively to generate ideas, concepts, proposals, solutions and reasoned arguments to a given or self-initiated brief.
    • Analyze and interpret trend and market information towards the creation of market ideas.
    • Effectively self-manage, set goals, meet deadlines and anticipate and accommodate change in independent and team work.
    • Study the fashion industry, its products, markets, how consumer needs and characteristics affect areas such as production, management, sourcing, marketing, and merchandising.
    • Evaluate the quality of design, materials, and construction techniques that are used in commercially produced and hand-made textiles, apparel, and accessories.
    • Present and promote design and marketing concepts.
    • Apply design and marketing skills to exploring material and developing ideas.
    • Generate concepts, proposals, solutions, and arguments in response to design and marketing problems and self initiated briefs.
    • Analyze and interpret trend and market information towards the creation of design ideas.

    Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
     
    American InterContinental University® is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. To contact the Higher Learning Commission please visit www.hlcommission.org.

    • In this specialized curriculum, students can study the fashion industry and how consumer needs and characteristics affect areas such as production, management, sourcing, marketing and merchandising. The objective is to learn what it takes to be a creative, design-focused, fashion marketing professional. Courses are structured to help students learn focused knowledge and skillsets common in the field of fashion marketing. The experiences and firsthand perspectives they may share in class can help prepare you for real-life challenges after you graduate. For example:

      • In Targeting Customers, students can study consumer buyer behavior, analyzing its relationship to how consumers purchase fashion products and brands.
      • In Fashion Branding, students can explore contemporary fashion brands and examine the strategies they use to create a unique personality, generate appeal and generally develop a “desirability factor” for potential consumers.
      • In Strategic Fashion Marketing, students can develop marketing strategies and tactics from initial concept to finished proposal by utilizing elements of management leadership, critical thinking, problem solving and creative.

       Click here to download the AIU catalog for more information and a full list of courses for this degree.

    • Graduates from the Fashion Marketing specialization program can expect to leave the program with the toolkit of skills and know-how necessary to begin their careers in the fashion world.

      In addition to exploring the materials, resources, and different individuals involved in creating fashion marketing campaigns and promotions, students engage in multiple opportunities to put their knowledge to the test and apply their skills to industry-based projects and assignments designed to give students insight into real-world scenarios.

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