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DSMR 311 Visual Merchandising 4.0 Credits

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.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: (VSST 103 [Min Grade: D] or VSST 106 [Min Grade: D]) and DSMR 211 [Min Grade: D] and DSMR 310 [Min Grade: D]

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