Majors & Degrees
As a student in Fashion Industry’s Science and Technology or Retailing and Consumer Science at the University of Arizona, you'll delve into the fascinating world of consumer behavior, master marketing essentials, and learn the most effective strategies for managing, buying, and selling.
Fashion Industry’s Science and Technology Major Overview
Ever wonder how your favorite fashion brands know exactly what you want? You’ll discover the art of predicting trends and so much more in the Fashion Industry’s Science and Technology degree program. This program immerses students in the symbiotic and dynamic relationships between fashion merchandisers, designers, journalists, and technologists. Students will explore fashion merchandising, fashion design, and retail management while mastering skills in pattern making, sewing, textiles, and art.
Your education goes beyond the confines of the classroom. Alongside foundational courses, you'll gain practical experience for your future career, embark on exciting student trips, attend external workshops, and connect with accomplished alumni, executives, recruiters, and professionals who will help guide you on your desired career path. You'll also have the opportunity to study abroad in Italy and France to explore some of the most iconic fashion names and brands.
So if you have an eye for design, an acumen for spotting trends, and a curiosity about how consumers respond to fashion, a major in Fashion Industry’s Science & Technology might be the right fit for you!
- FITS 100 Digital Warriors
- FITS 200 Design Warrior
- FITS 204 Fashion Consumers and the Shopping Economy
- FITS 300 The Business of Beauty
- FITS 335 Fashion Forecasting and Research Trends
- FITS 345 Science of Textiles
- FITS 400 Digital Revolution and Cultural Trends: The Influencer Phenomenon
Retailing and Consumer Science Major Overview
If you have big dreams and love approaching things from multiple angles, a major in Retailing and Consumer Science might be right for you. This innovative program combines the study of consumer behavior with various aspects of merchandising, such as marketing, management, technology, and product development.
By studying Retailing and Consumer Science at the University of Arizona, you'll delve into the fascinating world of consumer behavior, master marketing essentials, and learn the most effective strategies for managing, buying, and selling. This major will nurture your creativity and equip you with the skills needed to create exceptional merchandising experiences for consumers.
Personalized Attention and Mentorship
Your education will extend far beyond the classroom. In addition to fundamental courses, you'll gain hands-on preparation for your career, participate in student trips, attend external workshops, and connect with accomplished alumni, executives, recruiters, and professionals who can guide you towards your desired career path.
Our major has a proven track record of over four decades in placing students in industry internships and facilitating successful career launches. In short, you'll receive personalized attention and mentorship from the very best in the field.
- RCSC 150B1 Consumers, Environment and Sustainability
- RCSC 240 Consumer Behavior
- RCSC 325 Retail Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- RCSC 326 Product Development
- RCSC 346 Fundamentals of Marketing
- RCSC 361 Social Media, Influencers and Consumers
- RCSC 415 Retail Store Design, Planning and Display