FASHION MERCHANDISING is the final class in the OCHS “Textile & Design” state approved program of study. This course is designed for students who have an interest in fashion and wish to pursue a career in the buying and selling of retail fashions. Students will gain an understanding of fashion from the design level to the sales floor. Students will learn about current fashion trends, the history of fashion, and terminology in the fashion world. Students will gain an understanding of the many fashion related careers available and the skills needed to be successful in them. Students will apply the skills learned to produce a variety of projects.