Chilton Hall, 331
P.O. Box 311100
Denton, TX 76203-1100
Fax: (940) 565-4348
Web site: www.scs.unt.edu/smhm/
Johnny Sue Reynolds, Interim Associate Dean
Professors Forney, LaBrecque. Associate Professors Clay, Flottman, Getty, Reynolds, Tas. Assistant Professors Brandon, Crutsinger, Hawley, Kennon, Kim, Kinley. Instructor Connors, Kinley, Hawley. Lecturers Dickenson, Ellis, Heath, Kniatt, Whitaker.
The mission of the School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management is to prepare professionals for careers in the fashion, hospitality and home furnishings industries. Graduates are employed as buyers; manufacturing representatives; showroom managers; department and specialty store managers; executive training associates; restaurant, hotel and club managers; food service directors; airline catering directors; and cruise line hospitality managers.
The School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management operates as one unit, but is organized into informal divisions based on programs:
The mission of the division of hotel and restaurant management is to educate students for managerial positions in the hospitality industry and to contribute to the profession through research, publication, consultation and related service activities.
The mission of the division of merchandising is to provide educational experiences that result in critical analysis of consumer-driven production through distribution systems, product evaluation, and product use in domestic and international textile, apparel and home furnishings industries. These experiences focus on the impact of consumer-driven markets, domestic and international merchandising, critical analysis, and leadership development as they relate to three components of the merchandising process: production through distribution systems, product evaluation, and product use. The division of merchandising prepares students for textiles, apparel and home furnishings merchandising career opportunities in increasingly competitive domestic and global marketplaces.
Information regarding academic matters is available in the office of the dean. Advising for entering freshmen and transfer students is available from Student Services in the School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management. The associate dean and student services staff answer questions concerning degree plans, application of transfer credit, general academic requirements, policies and procedures, and assist students in the selection and sequencing of courses.
The school offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the following areas:
This school offers the Bachelor of Science degree with majors in home furnishings merchandising, hotel and restaurant management, and merchandising.
The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Science.
1. Hours for the Degree: A minimum of 124 semester hours.
2. General University Requirements: See "General University Requirements " and "University Core Curriculum Requirements" in the Academics section of this catalog, and "Core Requirements" in this section of the catalog. Note: The University Core Curriculum was being revised at the time this catalog went to press. Consult a degree program adviser or the university's Web site (www.unt.edu/catsched/).
3. Major Requirements: See individual degree program.
4. Area of Concentration: See individual degree program.
5. Minor: See individual degree program.
6. Electives: See individual degree program.
7. Other Course Requirements: See individual degree program.
8. Other Requirements:
Each student should have a degree plan prepared by the School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management Student Services. This degree plan should be made by the end of the sophomore year. Transfer students should have degree plans prepared during their first semester at UNT.
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A minor in business administration requires 18 hours: ACCT 2020, 2030, MGMT 3820, MKTG 3650, 4600, and 3 hours selected from MKTG 3010, 4260, 4520, 4630 or 4650.
The minor requires at least 18 hours, including 6 advanced. Approved minor course sequences follow.
This minor requires a total of 19 hours: SMHM 1420, 2550, 3260, 3500 (6), 4260 and 4300.
SMHM 1420, 1450,* 1470, 1500 and 2800, plus two of the following courses: SMHM 2550, 3260, 3700, 3920, 4210, 4300 and 4750**.
*SMHM 1450, Principles of Nutrition, satisfies the Wellness requirement of the University Core Curriculum.
**SMHM 4750, Managing a Diverse Work Force, satisfies the Diversity in the United States requirement of the University Core Curriculum.
Note: The University Core Curriculum was being revised at the time this catalog went to press. Consult a degree program adviser or the university's Web site (www.unt.edu/catsched/).
SMHM 2360, 2370, 2400, 3380, 3400 and 4080, plus one of the following courses: SMHM 3350, 3410, 3510, 4000 or 4090.
SMHM 1650, 2490, 2650, 3510 and 4010, plus one of the following courses: SMHM 3350, 3370, 3650, 4000 or 4080.
SMHM 1650, 2490, 2650, 3650 and 4650, plus one of the following courses: SMHM 3750, 4000, 4010, 4080 or 4090.
The School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management offers two Master of Science degree programs:
· hotel and restaurant management, and
For information, consult the Graduate Catalog.
Information about the following scholarships may be obtained by writing to the Associate Dean, School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management, P.O. Box 311100, Denton, TX 76203-1100.
Completed scholarship applications are due February 1 in the office of the dean of the School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for scholarship application, unless otherwise noted. To keep a scholarship, a student must maintain:
· 3.0 GPA each semester and 3.0 overall GPA;
· status as a major in the School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management, taking required courses on degree plan and enrolling in at least one SMHM class per semester; and
· full-time status (i.e., 12 credit hours for undergraduate students and 9 credit hours for graduate students).
The following scholarships may be awarded to either merchandising or hotel and restaurant management majors:
Bobye J. Riney Sophomore
Dean Suzanne V. La Brecque
Ellen L. Flottman Junior
Florence I. Scoular
John W. and Fannie L. Woodruff
Merchandising and Hospitality Management Freshman
The following scholarships are awarded to merchandising majors:
Bette Bunge MacArthur Memorial
Jack Finger Memorial
JC Penney Merchandising
Merchandising Board of Governors
Pier 1 Imports
The following scholarships are awarded to hotel and restaurant management majors:
Alladin Hussein Memorial
Banfi Vintners Foundation
Ben E. Keith
Billie L. Parker
City Club of Fort Worth Work/Study
Colin Ridegeway Memorial
Don Paul Smith Memorial
Friday's Hospitality Worldwide Work/Study
Hospitality Management Board of Governors
Jerry W. Dickenson
Les Dames d'Escoffier
National Association of College and University Food Service (NACUFS), Region VII
Network of Executive Women in Hospitality
Roundtable for Women in Foodservice
Ruby Nell Ruth
Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival
Worthington Hotel Work/Study
All Courses of Instruction are located in one section at the back of this catalog.
The "Course and Subject Guide," found in the Courses of Instruction section of this book, serves as a table of contents and provides quick access to subject areas and prefixes.
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