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The Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management (AESHM) offers three undergraduate majors for bachelor of science (B.S.) degrees and two combined undergraduate and graduate programs to earn concurrent bachelor of science and master of science (B.S. and M.S.) degrees. Each major is listed below.

Apparel, merchandising, and design – With a history of excellence and recent top rankings, the program opens doors to some of the top careers in the textiles and apparel industry.

Event management – More than ever, companies and individuals are relying on top ranked, experienced, professional, event management majors to coordinate conferences, weddings, festivals, trade exhibitions, corporate events and other special occasions.

Hospitality management – In Iowa State’s world-renown, nationally ranked hospitality management program, you will learn essential principles of accounting and finance, human resources, and marketing to manage a variety of hospitality organizations.