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Schedule for Summer Quarter 17-18
CRN 40120
Subject Code DSMR
Course Number 311
Section 001
Credits 4.00
Title Visual Merchandising
Campus University City
Instructor(s) Kristen F Ainscoe
Instruction Type Lecture
Instruction Method Face To Face
Max Enroll 15
Enroll 10
Section Comments
Waitlist capabilities until Tuesday prior to class beginning
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Start Date End Date Times Days Building Room
Jun 25, 2018 Sep 04, 2018 12:00 pm - 01:50 pm TR URBN Center 108
Course Description
DSMR 311 - Visual Merchandising
Visual Merchandising combines design skills, consumer psychology and marketing principles to create window displays, floor merchandising and plan-o-grams in a retail environment that entices consumers to buy. Students will investigate related areas of store planning and design, point-of-purchase display, fixture design, and topics on trend in the industry. Students will apply the principles and elements of design in merchandise presentation, analysis and experimentation and field research. Methods of promoting and selling merchandise, analyzing leading retail firms, employing basic methods of displaying merchandise, and developing a basic understanding of the use of special materials and lighting will be integrated into experiential projects outside of the classroom.
Credits: 4.00
College: Antoinette Westphal COMAD
Department: Design
May not be enrolled in one of the following Program Level(s):
- Continuing Education
May not have the following Classification(s):
- Freshman
Pre-Requisites: (VSST 103 Minimum Grade: D or VSST 106 Minimum Grade: D ) and DSMR 211 Minimum Grade: D
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Please note that course schedule information is subject to change at any time.