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Mineral Area College Fashion Merchandising Major Agreement

  • Students who have graduated from a Missouri Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree and have completed the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have satisfied Fontbonne University General Education Requirements (42- Credit Hour Block).
  • Students who have not satisfied the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements must complete Fontbonne 42 Credit Hour of General Education Requirements that is listed on the next page. A course by course transcript evaluation will be performed.
  • Please note that some majors have specific General Education Requirements that meets both General Education and Major requirements.  Additional General Education Requirements (GER) are listed on the next page.
  • A maximum of 64 credit hours may be transferred from East Central Community College. 

The following is a list of the required courses for the Fashion Merchandising Major Degree at Fontbonne University and the equivalent courses offered at Mineral Area College.

Major:     Fashion Merchandising
Degree Offered:  Bachelor  of Science

Major Requirements

MINERAL AREA COLLEGE

FONTBONNE UNIVERSITY

PHS 1250 Introductory Chemistry

CHM 102 Essentials of Chemistry

PSY 1130 General Psychology I

PSY 100 Intro to Psychology

OR SOC 1130 General Sociology

OR SOC 100 Survey of Sociology

CIS 2100 Microcomputer Database Management

CIS 111 Microcomputer App/Databases

OR CIS 2200 Microcomputer Spreadsheet Application

OR CIS 110 Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets

BUS 2330 Marketing

BUS 233 Marketing Principles

In addition to the courses listed above, the Fashion Merchandising program strongly encourages students to choose a minor or group of courses from the four listed areas at Fontbonne University to complete the 128 hour graduation requirement.  The four areas are: business administration-minor, graphic design-minor, public relations and advertising. Please note: 50% of the courses must be taken at Fontbonne University.

Business Administration-Minor:

Mineral Area College

Fontbonne University

BUS 2930 Principles of Macroeconomics

BUS 202  Principles of Macro Econ

BUS 2000 Principles of Accounting I

BUS 205 Financial Accounting

BUS 2100 Fundamentals of Management

BUS 230 Management Principles

BUS 2330 Marketing

BUS 233 Marketing Principles

MGT 1840 Finance

BUS 343 Managerial Finance

CIS 2200 Microcomputer Spreadsheet Applications

CIS 110 Microcomputer Application: Spreadsheets

BUS 2430 Introductory to Statistics

MTH 115 Intro to Statistics


Graphic Design-Minor:

Mineral Area College

Fontbonne University

ART   1830 Two-Dimensional Design

ART 110 Design                          

CIS 1700 Desktop Publishing

 ART 115 Intro to Graphic Design 

CIS 2940 Advanced Desktop Publishing

 ART 215 Graphic Design

ART 1550 Beginning Photography

 ART 280 Photography

 

 ART 317 Illustration Techniques

 

ART 318 Digital Imaging

 

ART Any 400 Level Graphic Design Course


Public Relations-Major
:

Mineral Area College

Fontbonne University

CIS 1700 Desktop Publishing

ART 115 Intro to Graphic Design

BUS 2330 Marketing

BUS 233 Marketing Principles

ENG 2650 Applied Journalism

COM 208 Newspaper Workshop

COM 2000 Introduction to Public Relations

COM 250 Principles of Public Relations

 

COM 340 Cases and Campaigns

COM 2060 Journalism Copy-Editing and Layout

ENG 309 Journalism: Report. Edit

 

ENG 310 Journalism: Feature Writing

 

BUS 336 Advertising


Advertising-Major
:

Mineral Area College

Fontbonne University

 

ADV 201 Intro to Advertising

 

ADV 301 Advertising Strategies

CIS 1700 Desktop Publishing

ART 115 Intro to Graphic Design I

 

COM 380 Persuasion

 

BUS 357 Consumer Behavior

 

INT 293 Special Topics-Research, Study Design and Evaluation

 

OR BUS 396 Market Research

 

ENG 304 Advanced Writing

 

INT 293 Research Study Design & Evaluation

 

OR   BUS 369 Market Research

 

BUS 357 Consumer Behavior

For additional information on the Fashion Merchanding Program, please contact:

Rogene Nelson or Angie Dowell
Department of Human Environmental Sciences
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63105
(314) 889-4528 or (314) 889-1436
rnelson@fontbonne.edu or adowell@fontbonne.edu
OR Dorothy Davis
Director of Transfer Recruitment
Admission Office
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63105
(314) 889-1475
ddavis@fontbonne.edu

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