New York City
Department of Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising Travel Programs

New York

New York is a major center of trade, culture, architecture, and fashion. Professional industry appointments provide awareness of the global impact of NY upon the design, apparel, and textile industries. This program is offered during odd years (2013, 2015, 2017, etc.) during the 3-week summer session in May. Students study on campus for approximately 8-10 days then travel to NYC for 7-8 days.

Individual program fee typically includes hotel lodging, subway card, museum and appointment fees, one Broadway show ticket, and one afternoon tea.

Paris & London

Paris consistently is a strong influence on design and fashion worldwide.

Professional industry appointments and various museum visits provide exposure to both historic and contemporary fashion, architecture and design as well as cultural trends and influences. This program is offered during even years (2012, 2014, 2016, etc.) during the 3-week summer session in May. Students study on campus for approximately 8-10 days then travel to Paris for 8-9 days.

Individual program fee typically includes hotel lodging (breakfast included), a metro card, transportation for sight visits outside the city, a museum pass, appointment fees, and one concert.

IDFM Travel Program Related Costs Include

  • Individual program fee
  • TCU tuition & fees
  • Airfare
  • Meals (not included as part of the program fee unless specified above).
  • Personal expenses and independent travel costs

Semester Study Abroad Programs are available for Fashion Merchandising and Interior Design majors through the Center for International Studies. The most popular destination for these majors is Florence, Italy. Additional locations include:

  • London, England
  • Paris, France

For more information regarding semester long study abroad programs visit the Center for International Studies http://www.studyabroad.tcu.edu/.

Financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available for international travel.