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Fahion Textile & clothing in business

"What Can I Do With a Major in...Fashion Textiles & Clothing?"

Why Major in Fashion Textiles & Clothing in Business?

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Fashion: Textiles and Clothing in Business will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Communicate and collaborate effectively in both individual and team settings in a creative environment.
  • Demonstrate professional qualities that are socially, ethically and responsibly moral in a diverse society.
  • Use technology to create and present materials, organize and analyze data, and manage the production of soft goods from development through retail consumption.
  • Demonstrate awareness of constant changes within the global fashion market and the need for sustainable materials in textile products.
  • Interact effectively with co-workers, supervisors and customers to solve problems that lead to effective management and leadership.

Related Career Titles

Advertising Copywriter Market Researcher
Apparel Designer Marketing Representative
Apparel Production Media Sales Executive
Assistant Buyer Merchandise Buyer
Costume designer Merchandise Manager
Design Assistant Merchandise Production Engineer
Design Consultant Merchandiser
Designer Operations Manager
Fabric Analyst Pattern Designer
Fashion Buyer Product Coordinator
Fashion Coordinator Product Manager
Fashion Designer Public Relations Executive
Fashion Editor Quality Assurance
Fashion Manager Sales Management
Fashion Production Stylist
Imaging Assistant Textile Merchandising Executive
Import Coordinator Trend Coordinator
Manager Quality Control Wardrobe Supervisor
Market Research Trainee

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

Career Threads
The Fashion Group International
Fashion Jobs
Apparel Job Board
Fashion Career Center LLP
Fashion Job
Fashion Wire Daily
All Retail Jobs

Affiliated Organizations

American Apparel and Footwear Association
American Fiber Manufacturers Association
American Textile Machinery Association
American Yarn Spinning Association
Costume Society of America
Cotton Incorporated
Custom Tailors and Designers Association of America
Daily News Record Men's Fashion
EURATEX (European Apparel and Textile Association)
Fashion Icon
Fashion Business Association (UCM)
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
Fashion Institute of Technology
Fashion USA
Institute of Textile Technology
International Textile and Apparel Association, Inc.
International Textile Manufacturers Federation
International Wool Textile Organization
National Costumers Association
National Cotton Council
National Retail Federation
Round Bobbin News
Synthetic Yarn & Fiber Assn.
The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
The Carpet and Rug Institute
The Fashion Group International
The Wool Bureau

Four-Year Academic Plan

Fashion: Textiles & Clothing in Business Major, B.S. Degree


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Valery Johnson
Career Development Coordinator