A Degree That’s Always in Style

Are you seeking the opportunity to critically explore how apparel and textiles are designed, produced, distributed, marketed and merchandised?

You can design a dynamic future with App State's Bachelor of Science in Apparel Design and Merchandising (ADM). This program, now housed in cutting-edge labs at the North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies with App State Hickory, encompasses the design, merchandising and marketing of apparel and textile products and provides a comprehensive understanding of the global textile complex.

Why ADM at App State?

  • Understand the path fashion takes from concept to consumer
  • Acquire the skills and values related to global fashion markets and designer contributions
  • Pick from two distinct degree tracks – Design or Merchandising
  • Receive personalized attention in small classes
  • Gain hands-on experience in the industry with co-op opportunities

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