Design, Housing & Merchandising: Merchandising, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 30

DHM Core
DM 5001Orientation to Graduate Studies in Design and Merchandising1
DHM 5112 or DM 5093 Proposal Writing2
DM 5013Research Developments in Design and Merchandising3
Hours Subtotal6
Other Requirements (Non-Core)
STAT 5013Statistics for Experimenters I3
DM 5003Theoretical Perspectives for Design and Merchandising3
DM 5000Master's Thesis6
Hours Subtotal12
Select 12 hours from the following, 9 of which must be in DM:12
Theories of Creative Process in Design and Merchandising
Sociological, Psychological and Economic Aspects of Consumer Behavior
Applied Sensation, Perception and Behavioral Psychology in DM
Career Internship
Promotional Strategies in Merchandising
International Merchandising Management
Merchandising Theory Application and Strategy Implementation
Promotional Strategies in Merchandising
Or appropriate related courses outside of DM, such as gerontology, hospitality, business, etc.
Hours Subtotal12
Total Hours30

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2023-2024 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.