Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Strategic Communication

Merchandising, Minor


Academic Information

This minor provides a structured approach to the fundamentals of merchandising, including such facets of the ready-to-wear industry as textiles, manufacturing, and evaluating the quality of garment construction. Approved electives allow students to explore communication, promotion, budgeting, international purchasing, etc.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Strategic Communication

Merchandising, Minor


Careers

What Can I Do with a Minor in Merchandising?

What motivates consumers to spend on particular products? If you follow trends in fashion, decorating, architecture, or design, or want to work in retail, textiles, or a related field, adding a Merchandising minor will give you the skills to understand the vital links between buyers and sellers. You’ll graduate with a broad understanding of customer satisfaction in a rapidly changing retail world, as well as knowledge of products, consumer demand, market trends, and promotion.

A Merchandising minor gives you preparation for a career by developing competence in product analysis, buying, planning, controlling inventory, and targeting markets. Simply put, you’ll understand how to produce the right merchandise at the right time, in the right quantities, and at the right price.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Strategic Communication

Merchandising, Minor


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Strategic Communication

Merchandising, Minor


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 21
Major GPA 2.5

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Strategic Communication

Merchandising, Minor


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Minor Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Strategic Communication

Merchandising, Minor


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