Major in Home Furnishings Merchandising

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

BS with a Major in Home Furnishings Merchandising (Business Minor)-PDF

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS

ECON 1100, Principles of Microeconomics 3

ENGL 1310, College Writing I or ENGL 1313, Computer Assisted College Writing IA, 3 3

MATH 1190, Business Calculus or MATH 1400, College Math with CalculusB 3

PSCI 1040, American GovernmentE 3

SMHM 2400, Home Furnishings I2 3

Elective 1

Total 16

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS

ECON 1110, Principles of MacroeconomicsI 3

SMHM 1450, Principles of NutritionF 3

SMHM 2360, Aesthetics and Environment 3

HumanitiesH 3

Natural SciencesC 4

Total 16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS

ACCT 2020, Accounting Principles I4 3

ENGL 2700, Technical WritingA, 3 3

PSCI 1050, American GovernmentE 3

SMHM 2370, Introduction to Computer- Assisted Design 1

SMHM 2650, Textiles 3

SMHM 2750, Consumers in a Global MarketK 3

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

HIST 2610, United States History to 1865D 3

MKTG 3650, Principles of Marketing4 3

SMHM 4080, Merchandising Ventures2 3

SMHM Elective 3

Natural SciencesC 4

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

MGMT 3720, Organizational Behavior4 3

MKTG 4600, Retailing4 3

SMHM 3510, Merchandising Problems 3

SMHM 4750, Managing a Diverse WorkforceK 3

SMHM Elective7 3

Total 15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS

ACCT 2030, Accounting Principles II4 3

BCIS 2610, Introduction to Computers in Business 3

HIST 2620, United States History Since 1865D 3

SMHM 3410, Kitchen and Bath Planning 3

SMHM 3380, Home Furnishings Industry1 3

Total 15

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

SMHM 3400, Home Furnishings II 3

SMHM 3350, History of Costume and Furniture1 3

SMHM 3450, Presentation TechniquesJ 3

Visual and Performing ArtsG 3

SMHM Elective7 3

Elective 3

Total 18

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

SMHM 3500, Advanced Field Experience9 6

SMHM 4450, Promotion of Apparel and Home Furnishings1 3

Business Elective4, 6 3

Total 12

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester. Some courses may require prerequisites not listed in the above plan. See Merchandising and Hospitality Management notes in supplement booklet for footnotes.

Summary of Degree Requirements:

Major: (33-36 advanced) 49

Minor: (12 advanced) 18

Core*:

English 6

History 6

Political Science 6

Mathematics 3

Laboratory Science 8

Communications 3

Cross Cultural, Diversity and Global Studies 3

Humanities 3

Social and Behavioral Sciences 3

Visual and Performing Arts 3

Wellness 3

Additional Requirements:

BCIS 2610 3

ECON 1100 3

Free Electives 4

Total 124

Note:

42 hours must be advanced

24 of last 30 hour must be completed at UNT

See "University Core Curriculum Requirements" in the Academics Section of this catalog for the lists of approved courses. The merchandising program requires specific courses contained in parts of the University Core to satisfy degree requirements. Students should consult program advisers for a list of required courses. Students may be required to take extra courses if they fail to take these courses.

Supplemental Information for BS with a Major in Merchandising (Business Minor)

Area of Concentration

Required courses are SMHM 1450, 2360, 2370, 2400, 2650, 2750, 3350, 3380, 3400, 3410, 3450, 3500 (6), 3510, 4080, 4450, and 4750, plus 9 hours to be selected from: SMHM 2380, 3650, 3750, 4000, 4090, 4650, 4660.

Minor

A minor in business administration requires 18 hours: ACCT 2020, 2030, MGMT 3720, MKTG 3650, MKTG 4600, and 3 hours to be selected from BCIS 3610, BLAW 3430, MKTG 4260, and MSCI 3700.