SRetail Merchandising College of Design

Course Syllabi

Below you will find course syllabus for courses offered in the Retail Merchandising Program. The course syllabi may not be the official course syllabi, but is meant to provide an indication of course content and structure. Contact the instructor for the official syllabi.


DES 1111 Creative Problem Solving (Hokanson) Spring 2018


RM 1201 Design, Merchandising, and the Consumer (Loranger) Spring 2018


RM 2215 Multichannel Retailing (Lord) Spring 2018


RM 2234 Retailing in a Digital Age (Thompson) Spring 2018


RM 3124 Consumers of Design (Whang) Spring 2018


RM 3201 Strategic Career Planning (Rechtzigel) Spring 2017


RM 3242 Retail Buying (Thompson) Spring 2018


RM 3243 Visual Merchandising (Wu) Spring 2018


RM 4117W/5117 Retail Environments & Human Behavior (Wu) Spring 2018


RM 4212W Dress, Society and Culture (Reiley) Fall 2017


RM 4216 Retail Promotion and Consumer Decision Making (An) Fall 2017


RM 4217 International Retail Markets (Loranger) Spring 2018


RM 4247 Advanced Buying and Sourcing (Lord) Spring 2018


RM 4248 Creative Leadership in Retailing (Thompson) Spring 2018


APST 5218/ADES 4218 Fashion, Design, & the Global Industry (Wu) Fall 2017


DES 8164 Innovation Theory and Analysis (Hokanson) Fall 2017


APST 8268 Behavioral Aspects of Appearance (Im) Spring 2018


APST 8271 Retailing: Strategic Perspectives (Kim) Fall 2017


APST 8272 Digital Consumers: Theories in reail and Consumer Studies (Im) Spring 2018


Contact Information

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