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. Some requirements may have changed because the University Core Curriculum was being revised at the time this catalog went to press. Contact a degree program adviser.

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

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

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS

ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

ENGL 1310, College Writing I3, or 1313, Computer Assisted College Writing I 3

MATH 1100, College Algebra (or higher) 3

PSCI 1040, American Government 3

SMHM 2400, Home Furnishings I4 3

Elective 1

Total 16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS

ACCT 2030, Accounting Principles II 3

ART 1340, Drawing for Interior Design 3

ENGL 2220, World Literature II3 3

SMHM 3350, The History of Costume and Furniture4 3

Physical Laboratory Science11 4

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

BCIS 2610, Introduction to Computers in Business 3

HIST 2620, United States History from 186518 3

SMHM 3410, Kitchen and Bath Planning4 3

SMHM 4080, Merchandising Ventures4 3

Natural or Life Laboratory Science11 4

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

MGMT 3820, Principles of Management10 3

MKTG 4600, Retailing10 3

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

SMHM 3510, Merchandising Problems 3

SMHM 4750, Managing a Diverse Workforce18 3

Visual and Performing Arts2 3

Total 18

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS

ACCT 2020, Accounting Principles I 3

ART 1500, Drawing 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

HIST 2610, United States History to 186518 3

PSCI 1050, American Government16 3

SMHM 2650, Textiles 3

SMHM 3380, Home Furnishings Industry5 3

Wellness9 0-3

Total 15-18

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

ART 1440, Design I 3

MKTG 3650, Principles of Marketing10 3

SMHM 3400, Home Furnishings II5 3

SMHM 3450, Presentation Techniques 3

SMHM12 3

Elective 1

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

SMHM 3500, Advanced Field Experience15 6

SMHM 4450, Promotion of Apparel and Home Furnishings5 3

Business Minor11 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 (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) 3

Visual and Performing Arts 3

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

Other Requirements: 13

BCIS 2610 3

Art 9

Free Elective 1

*The University Core Curriculum was being revised at the time this catalog went to press. Consult a degree program adviser or the university's Web site (www.unt.edu/catsched/).

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 or 1313, 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, 3 hours: PHED 1000, DANC, PSYC 2580 or SMHM 1450 (Note 2); physical and natural/life sciences (with laboratory), 8 hours; 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 or higher.

(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.*The University Core Curriculum was being revised at the time this catalog went to press. Consult a degree program adviser or the university's Web site (www.unt.edu/catsched/).

Additional Requirements

Required courses are ART 1330, 1440 and 1500, and BCIS 2610

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 4650 or 4660.

Minor

A minor in business administration requires 18 hours: ACCT 2020 and 2030, MGMT 3820, MKTG 3650 and 4600, and 3 hours selected from MKTG 3010, 4620, 4630 or 4750.

Electives

The student selects 1 semester hour of free elective to complete degree requirements of 124 hours.