Design, Housing & Merchandising: Retail Merchandising Leadership, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Required Courses
DHM 5013Research Developments in Design, Housing and Merchandising3
DHM 5113Theories of Creative Process in Design and Merchandising3
DHM 5240Master’s Creative Component3
DHM 5303Sociological, Psychological and Economic Aspects of Consumer Behavior3
DHM 5603Historical and Contemporary Issues in Trade3
DHM 5623Professional Advancement in Merchandising3
DHM 5643Promotional Strategies in Merchandising3
DHM 5663International Merchandising Management3
DHM 5673Financial Merchandising Implications3
DHM 5683Strategic Planning for the Merchandising Executive3
DHM 6403Merchandising Theory Application and Strategy Implementation3
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education3
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level