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Merchandising

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Merchandising (120 Hours)

Merchandising includes courses designed to allow students to develop competence in the planning, buying, and selling of merchandise in either manufacturing or retail organizations. Curriculum includes a focus on marketing. Students often pursue one of the minors in Business.

Students wishing to certify in apparel, merchandising, design, and textiles must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA. Students must receive a C or better grade in all AMDT courses and the business industry elective. A course may only be repeated once. Courses required in these programs cannot be taken on a pass, fail basis.
First Year
First TermHours
AMDT 1051
AMDT 1083
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
Quantitative Reasoning [QUAN]3
Electives3
Second TermHours
AMDT 2213
H D 205 [COMM]4
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
Humanities [HUM]3
Electives3
Second Year
First TermHours
AMDT 2683
Arts [ARTS]3
ECONS 101 [SSCI]3
SCIENCE 101[SCI]14
Electives3
Second TermHours
ACCTG 2303
AMDT 210 [SCI]4
AMDT 2123
AMDT 2503
Electives3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermHours
AMDT 3143
AMDT 3183
AMDT 4881
Electives26
Second TermHours
AMDT 3073
AMDT 3083
AMDT Electives2,33
Business Industry Elective43
Electives3
Third TermHours
AMDT 4903
Fourth Year
First TermHours
AMDT 417 [DIVR] [M]3
AMDT 4303
AMDT 4353
AMDT Electives2,33
Electives3
Second TermHours
AMDT 413 [CAPS]3
AMDT 450 [M]3
AMDT Electives3
Electives24

Footnotes
1Students who fulfill the University science requirement through completion of [BSCI]/[PSCI] coursework are not required to take SCIENCE 101.
2AMDT and general electives should include sufficient 300-400-level coursework to meet University requirement of 40 upper-division credits.
3AMDT Electives (9 credits): Any AMDT course not used to fulfill major requirements or as approved by advisor.
4Business Industry Elective: B LAW 210; ECONS 321, 326, 352, 430; H D 320 [M]; MGMT 301, 315; MIS 250; PHIL 360.

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