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

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

Note: The order of semesters and summer terms has been changed from the print version to accommodate the one-column format of HTML publishing. A conventional Four-Year Plan is available in the .pdf file.

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS
ART 1330, Introduction to Interior Design 3

ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

ENGL 1310, College Writing I3 3

MATH 1100, College Algebra 3

SMHM 2400, Home Furnishings I4 3

Elective 1

Total 16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS
BCIS 2610, Introduction to Computers in Business 3

ENGL 2220, World Literature II3 3

PSCI 1040, American Government 3

SMHM 3350, The History of Costume and Design4 3

Laboratory Science11 4

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
HIST 2620, United States History from 186518 3

MKTG 3650, Principles of Marketing10 3

SMHM 3410, Kitchen and Bath Planning4 3

SMHM 4080, Merchandising Ventures4 3

Laboratory Science11 4

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
MGMT 3820, Principles of Management10 3

SMHM 2750, Global Perspectives for Merchandising and Hospitality Industries4,8 3

SMHM 3510, Merchandising Problems 3

SMHM 4750, Managing a Diverse Workforce8 3

Visual and Performing Arts2 3

Wellness9 0-3

Total 15-18

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ACCT 2020, Principles of Accounting 3

ART 1440, Design I 3

ENGL 2210, World Literature I3 3

SMHM 1450, Principles of Nutrition9 3

SMHM 2360, Aesthetics and Environment 3

SMHM 2370, Introduction to Computer-Aided Design 1

Total 16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 2700, Technical Writing3 3

GNET 1270, Fundamentals of Engineering 3

HIST 2610, United States History to 186522 3

PSCI 1050, American Government16 3

SMHM 2650, Textiles 3

SMHM 3380, Home Furnishings Industry5 3

Total 18

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
MKTG 4600, Retailing10 3

SMHM 3400, Home Furnishings II5 3

SMHM 3450, Presentation Techniques 3

SMHM12 3

Minor Area13 3

Total 15

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
SMHM 3500, Advanced Field Experience15 6

SMHM 4450, Promotion of Apparel and Home Furnishings 3

Elective 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.Merchandising and Hospitality Management notes in supplement booklet for footnotes.

Summary of Degree Requirements:

Major (36 advanced): 52

Minor (12 advanced): 18

Core:

English 12

History 6

Political Science 6

Mathematics 3

Macroeconomics 3

Laboratory Science 8

Wellness (may be satsified by degree requirements21) 2

Visual and Performing Arts 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values 6 (6 hours may be satisfied by degree requirements.8)

Other Requirements: 14

Art 6

Engineering Technology 3

Free Electives 4

Note:

42 hours must be advanced.

24 of the last 30 hours must be taken at UNT.

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

Core Requirements

Required courses are English composition, 6 hours: ENGL 1310 and 2700 (Note 1); world literature, 6 hours: ENGL 2210 and 2220; ECON 1110; HIST 2610 and 2620; PSCI 1040 and 1050; MATH 1100 (Note 1); wellness, 2 hours: PHED 1000 (2 hour course), DANC 1100 (3 hour course), PSYC 2580 (3 hour course) or SMHM 1450 (3 hour course) (Note 2); physical and life sciences, 8 hours: select one course from two different areas, BIOL 1110/1115, CHEM 1310 or PHYS 1210 (Note 1); visual and performing arts, 3 hours (Note 2); and understanding ideas and values, 6 hours (Note 2).

(Note 1) Students in the home furnishings merchandising program must take ENGL 2700; MATH 1100; 8 hours chosen from BIOL 1110/1115, CHEM 1310 or PHYS 1210.

(Note 2) See "University Core Curriculum Requirements" in the Academics section of this catalog for the lists of approved courses. The home furnishings 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.

Additional Requirements

Required courses are ART 1330 and 1440; GNET 1270.

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; and 3 hours selected from SMHM 3650, 3750, 4000, 4090 or 4660.

Minor

A minor in business administration requires 18 hours: ACCT 2020, BCIS 2610, MGMT 3820; MKTG 3650 and 4600; and 3 hours selected from MKTG 4120, 4260, 4650 or ACCT 2030.

Electives

The student selects 4 semester hours of free electives to complete degree requirements of 124 hours.
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