Major in 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 Merchandising .pdf

BS with a Major in Merchandising

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
CHEM 1310, Essentials of Chemistry4 4

ECON 1100, Principles of Microeconomics 3

ENGL 1310, College Writing I3 3

PSCI 1040, American Government 3

SMHM 1650, Apparel Evaluation 3

Total 16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS
ACCT 2020, Principles of Accounting 3

ENGL 2220, World Literature II3 3

SMHM 2490, Introduction to Fashion Merchandising 3

SMHM 2650, Textiles 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values1 3

Total 15

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
BCIS 2610, Introduction to Computers in Business 3

HIST 2610, United States History to 186518 3

MKTG 3650, Principles of Marketing6 3

SMHM 3510, Merchandising Problems4 3

SMHM 3650, Textile Evaluation 3

SMHM 3750, Consumer Studies in Apparel and Home Furnishings4 3

Total 18

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
SMHM 4750, Managing a Diverse Workforce1 3

SMHM 3500, Advanced Field Experience20 6

SMHM17 3

Wellness9 0-3

Total 12-15

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS
BIOL 1110/1115, Human and Animal Biology14 4

ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

ENGL 2210, World Literature I3 3

MATH 1100, College Algebra 3

SMHM 2360, Aesthetics and Environment 3

Total 16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ACCT 2030, Accounting Principles II 3

ENGL 2700, Technical Writing3 3

PSCI 1050, American Government16 3

SMHM 1450, Principles of Nutrition9 3

SMHM 2370, Introduction to Computer-Aided Design5 1

SMHM 3350, The History of Costume and Furniture5 3

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
HIST 2620, United States History Since 186518 3

MKTG 4600, Retailing6 3

SMHM 3370, Dress and Human Behavior in Society5 3

SMHM 4010, Textile and Apparel Industries 3

Visual and Performing Arts2 3

Elective 1

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
MGMT 3820, Concepts of Management6 3

SMHM 3450, Presentation Techniques 3

SMHM 4450, Promotion of Apparel and Home Furnishings5 3

SMHM17 3

Business19 3

Total 15

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 (39 advanced): 55

Minor (12 advanced): 18

Core:

English 12

History 6

Political Science 6

Mathematics 3

Macroeconomics 3

Laboratory Science 8

Wellness (may be satisfied by degree requirements21) 2

Visual and Performing Arts 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values 6 (3 hours may be satisfied by degree require- ments.1)

Additional Requirements:

Microeconomics 3

Free Elective 1

Note:

42 hours must be advanced.

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

Supplemental Information for BS with a Major in Merchandising

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: CHEM 1310 and 4 hours selected from BIOL 1110/1115 or 2370 (Note 1); visual and performing arts, 3 hours (Note 2); and understanding ideas and values, 6 hours (Note 2).

(Note 1) Students in the merchandising program are required to take ENGL 2700; MATH 1100; CHEM 1310 and 4 hours selected from BIOL 1110/1115 or 2370.

(Note 2) 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.

Additional Requirements

Required courses are ECON 1100; plus 3 hours selected from: MGMT 3860; MKTG 4120 or 4260.

Area of Concentration

Required courses are SMHM 1450, 1650, 2360, 2370, 2490, 2650, 3350, 3370, 3450, 3500 (6), 3510, 3650, 3750, 4010, 4450 and 4750, plus 6 hours to be selected from: SMHM 4000, 4080, 4090, 4650, and 4660.

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