About Us

Our Mission:

Through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and community engagement, the Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies Department prepares and advances leaders in our field. We provide a strong educational foundation through an innovative curriculum, integrating theory with hands-on experience and/or research within the community, with the flexibility for students to pursue their individual career interests related to the global apparel industry.

Our Vision:

To be recognized nationally and internationally as the leading program for teaching and scholarship in consumer, apparel, and retail studies.