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University of Texas, USA, Texas

Merchandising, B.Sc.

  • Merchandising, B.Sc.
  • Duration :

Student Type

Domestic

Indicative Fees

AUD 46,149

Study mode

On Campus

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Course Highlights

Are you interested in fashion, home furnishings or retail Are you interested in online retail Do you want a career with international opportunities in fashion- and retail-related industries A Bachelor of Science degree in Merchandising from the University of North Texas might be a good fit for you.

Career Opportunities

Hospitality management graduates are highly employable, applying their skills to careers in events, hotel and conference management, sales and business development and forestry and fishing management Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Accommodation manager Catering manager Chef Event manager Fast food restaurant manager Hotel manager Public house manager Restaurant manager Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Customer service manager Human resources officer Retail manager Tour manager Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

Merchandising encompasses the planning, developing, presenting and selling of clothing and home furnishings in consumer-driven markets. A bachelor's degree can help prepare you for many positions, including: Buyer for retail stores Store manager in retail store operations Sales representative in wholesale Supplier to retail stores Quality control and product development manager Graduates have worked as merchandisers for companies such as Fossil, J.C. Penney, Havertys, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Target, Tuesday Morning and Zale Corp. The Executive-in-Residence program brings merchandising executives to our college for lectures and meetings with students. Recruiters also frequently visit the campus to provide additional insights career opportunities. You can earn 3 credit hours through a merchandising study tour. You may go to New York or Dallas to tour showrooms, manufacturing facilities, retail establishments, museums and significant historical structures. Study abroad opportunities to Hong Kong/China, London and France can provide international exposure to the fashion industry.

Subjects

Programme Structure As a Merchandising major, you will take courses in consumer studies, textiles, fashion theory and trend analysis, brand development, promotion, global issues, and merchandising math. In addition, you must complete 18 credit hours of business courses, including courses in accounting, management, marketing and retailing. You may also have an opportunity to showcase your work in the college s annual research competition. The Career Center, Learning Center and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting handson experience in your major. The Learning Center offers workshops on speed reading, study skills and time management. Academic advisors will help you plan your class schedule each semester.

Fees

AUD/year

Contact Details

University of Texas

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