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More information on each trip will be posted as it becomes available.

Fashion Merchandising and Design

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the global textile and apparel industries in Asia 
This is an advance-level course where undergraduate and graduate students will experience the global fashion industry in Asia. The trip is designed to help expand your understanding of the global fashion industry through site visits to manufacturing facilities, merchandising and retail offices, retail centers, design houses, museums, and auxiliary enterprises. Meet with international fashion students to exchange perspectives and broaden your global understanding through shared experiences. 

Duration: 15 Days 
Semester: Summer (May 16 - May 30, 2020) 
Course: FMD 597 (Pre-requisite FMD 141) 
Program Fee: $2,300 - $2,600 (INC. hotel, public transportation, admissions, and some meals) 
Application Deadline: February 15, 2020 
Contact: Dr. Su Kyoung An an1s@cmich.edu 

See the Asia Study Abroad trip flyer

Interior Design

Exploring the Arts, Design, and Architecture in Italy
This study abroad experience will captivate your heart by the history of the great Italian cities of Rome, Florence, Venice and the Island of Murano.  
After completing this course, you will understand the impact of social, economic, religious, and political events on the historical influences of decoration, architecture, and building practices.
You will see first-hand the impact of the local artisan trade in local, regional, and world markets and identify the impact of local architects and designers on regional architecture.


Rome, Venice, Murano Island, and Florence

Duration: 10 days in Italy
Semester: Spring (May 13-May 23) 
Course: IND 397
Application Deadline: February 1, 2020 
Contact: Jeanneane Wood-Nartker    wood1bj@cmich.edu 
Apply: studyabroad.cmich.edu
This class has approval as a University  Program IVB offering. 


Contact Us

Department of Fashion, Interior Design & Merchandising
Central Michigan University
Wightman 205
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

College of Education and Human Services | Central Michigan University | ehs@cmich.edu | 195 Ojibway Ct | EHS 426 | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-3079