2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising Major

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(48 semester hours)

The Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising Program concentrates on preparing students for a career in retailing. The major requires 48 semester hours which includes 24 required hours in textiles, apparel, and merchandising; 15 hours of electives in the major area; and the family and consumer sciences core. To better prepare for careers in retailing, students are urged to complete a minor or concentration in merchandising, communication, or another areas of interest approved by the adviser.

Required Family and Consumer Sciences Core:

Choose one from the following:

Directed Electives:

  • Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising courses-17 hours as approved by the textiles, apparel, and merchandising area.

Merchandising Concentration (24 hours minimum):

Required Courses:

  • 15 hours of 300/400-level Marketing electives
    (completes the marketing minor)

Directed Electives:

Choose 6 hours from approved Marketing electives or the following courses:

Communication Concentration (24 hours minimum):


Choose 12 hrs. from other Communication courses in radio and television or the following courses in journalism:

  • COMM 116 3-hrs
  • COMM 301 3-hrs
  • COMM 306 3-hrs

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