Interior Merchandising

Interior Merchandising Degree Emphasis

Interior Merchandising Undergraduate Degree Emphasis

The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences at Pittsburg State University is one of two FAC programs in Kansas and is known for getting students involved in professional development opportunities that will lead to employment across the nation. Interior Merchandising students blend knowledge from the areas of Fashion Merchandising and Interior Design.

The basic principles of merchandising cut across all retailing. Because the career direction for this area involves working within the interiors field, it is important for students to have a broad basic knowledge of that content as well. This program is often a secondary choice for those who begin in the interior design program but are more interested in retail environments.

Interior Merchandising major distinctives

Students majoring in the area of Interior Merchandising at Pittsburg State University experience a variety of hands-on learning opportunities both in the classroom and in the community. They are guided by dedicated faculty who see every student’s potential to find their own level of success. Students in this program earn a significant number of scholarships.

Career Options for Interior Merchandising majors

As a graduate of the PSU Interior Merchandising program, you will be equipped to secure the following positions, and more:

  • Buyer or Assistant Buyer
  • Retail Manager
  • Manufacturer's Representative
  • Visual Merchandiser

Learn more about the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences offers baccalaureate degrees and a cooperative master’s degree program. B.S. programs are offered in Community and Family Services, Early Childhood Development, and Fashion Merchandising. A B.S.E. program is offered in Family & Consumer Sciences Education. The department is also a partner in the Early Childhood Unified program housed in the College of Education. The department offers minors in Early Childhood, Fashion Merchandising, Human Ecology, and Youth and Adolescent Development. The department also contributes to minors in Women’s Studies and Public Health.

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Students take a selection of classes to complete Interior Merchandising emphasis.

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