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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Visual Merchandising and Exhibition Design (B.P.S.)


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The Visual Merchandising and Exhibition Design concentration is an interdisciplinary program and comprises developing environments such as homes, stores, display windows and other merchandise displays; as well Exhibition Design, including trade shows and installations at large scale events, like pop-up stores.

University General Education (35-41 hrs)


See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements. Students who have completed one year of American History in high school are exempted from the six credit-hour History General Education Program requirement; otherwise, students will have to meet the History requirement.

Visual Merchandising & Exhibition Design Concentration (24 hours)


Senior Year Requirements (6 hours)


The senior collection is a student’s culminating experience or capstone designed to synthesize and integrate the content of a student’s program of study. The senior collection is intended to fuse all the academic areas that comprise the student’s understanding of developing a fashion collection into a relevant example of scholarship to be showcased down the runway. Students will complete a collection of their choice with approval of their senior collection instructor. The senior collection is completed during a student’s final semester.

Thematic Studies (6 hours)


University College thematic studies course(s) are designed to broaden a student’s knowledge of significant themes in social, political, and religious history. Review a complete list of courses: http://www.memphis.edu/univcoll/resources/thematic_studies.php

Senior Project (3 hours)


The senior project is a student’s culminating experience or capstone designed to synthesize and integrate the content of a student’s program of study. The senior project is intended to fuse the two or more academic areas that comprise the student’s coordinated study (major) into an academically-relevant example of scholarship. Students will complete a thesis, task-based, or artistic project on a topic of their choice with approval of their senior project instructor. The senior project is completed during a student’s final semester. ALL sections of UNIV 4995 are taught online. Students will be assigned to a specific section based on the topic they select.

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