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Merchandising (120 Credits)

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 are admitted to the merchandising option upon making their intention known to the department.

Students who major in Apparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and 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 TermCredits
AMDT 1051
AMDT 1083
Quantitative Reasoning [QUAN]3
Second TermCredits
AMDT 2213
H D 205 [COMM]4
UCORE Inquiry13
Second Year
First TermCredits
AMDT 2683
UCORE Inquiry16
Second TermCredits
ACCTG 2203
AMDT 210 [PSCI]4
AMDT 2123
AMDT 2503
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermCredits
AMDT 3143
AMDT 3183
AMDT 4881
Second TermCredits
AMDT 3073
AMDT 3083
AMDT Electives2,33
Business Industry Elective43
Third TermCredits
AMDT 4903
Fourth Year
First TermCredits
AMDT 317 [DIVR] [M]3
AMDT 4303
AMDT 4353
AMDT Electives2,33
Second TermCredits
AMDT 413 [CAPS]3
AMDT 450 [M]3
AMDT Electives2,33

1Must complete 3 of these 4 UCORE designations: ARTS, BSCI, EQJS, HUM.
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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