Interior Design & Merchandising
       Bachelor of Science in Merchandising Interiors Concentration

Merchandising with an Interiors concentration covers most aspects of the home interiors and furnishing industry from home furnishing designers, to manufacturers, distributers, marketers, and retailers. Students have a vast range of experiences that may include study abroad, trips to companies and interior markets (for example: the High Point Market), creating visual displays for local retailers, and interacting with industry professionals.

**Please note that this is a recommended sequence. Check catalog for prerequisites. Course availability may vary from semester to semester.
 
  • Freshman Year
  • Sophomore Year
  • Junior Year
  • Senior Year
 
FALL SEMESTER
SPRING SEMESTER
 
 
Science
4
Minor
3
 
ENGL 1100 (WI)
3
IDSN 2040
3
 
MRCH 1135
3
ENGL 1200 (WI)
3
 
HLTH 1000
2
PSYC 1000
3
 
MATH 1065
3
Science with Lab
4
 
 
Total
15
Total
16
 
FALL SEMESTER
SPRING SEMESTER
 
 
Humanities
3
MRCH 2883
1
 
ECON 2113
3
Humanities/Fine Arts
2
 
MRCH 2350
3
Minor
3
 
IDSN 1180
3
Minor
3
 
Minor
3
Social Sciences
3
 
MRCH 2035
1
Elective or Minor
3
 
 
Total
16
Total
15
 
FALL SEMESTER
SPRING SEMESTER
 
 
Minor
3
^MRCH 3350
3
 
^MRCH 3383
3
Minor
3
 
IDSN 2700 (WI)
3
Minor
3
 
^MRCH 3200
3
MRCH 3300
3
 
^MRCH 3400
3
MRCH 3401
1
 
Minor
3
Social Science
3
 
Total
16
Total
16
 
 
FALL SEMESTER
SPRING SEMESTER
 
 
^MRCH 4300 (WI)
3
Electives or Minor
3
 
^IDSN 3550
3
Humanities or Fine Arts
3
 
MRCH 3003 or MRCH 4209
3
^MRCH 4999
3
 
^MRCH 4350
3
MRCH 4400
3
 
Elective
1
Electives or Minor
3
 
 
Total
13
Total
15
*Declare Major after Freshman Year
*Apply for Graduation and Schedule a Senior Summary at the Student Advising Center after completion of 85 Hours.
^Declared MRCH majors only.
*MATH, and all MRCH/IDSN must be completed with a "C" (2.0) or higher.
 

 
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Requirements to Declare:
You should declare that you want to major in merchandising with an Interiors Concentration after you have completed your freshman year and meet the following criteria:
  • Students must have a cumulative 2.5 grade point average
  • Complete a minimum of 12 semester hours at ECU including MRCH 2350 and MATH 1065.

Please contact your academic advisor to officially declare your major.

 

Other Requirements:
  • The bachelor’s degree in merchandising requires a minor among the follow four choices: business administration, communication, hospitality management, and art. It is recommended students check with the chosen minor program for minor completion requirements and course sequence.
  • Internships are required for undergraduate catalogs starting 2010-2011.
  • Throughout the program, students must make a "C" (2.0) or better in all MRCH/IDSN major courses and MATH 1065.

 

 
     
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