Programs by Campus
Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design
College of Arts and Sciences
Departmental E-mail: tshockle [at] indiana [dot] edu
Departmental URL: www.indiana.edu/~amid
Master of Science
Special Departmental Requirements
(See also general University Graduate School requirements).
Note: The department currently is not accepting applications in Apparel Merchandising or Interior Design.
Minimum of 600 on the verbal section and on at least one other section of the Graduate Record Examination General Test. Minimum undergraduate GPA equivalent to 3.0 on 4.0 scale.
Minimum of 573 (paper) or 230 (electronic) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language.
Eighteen semester hours of undergraduate credit in apparel merchandising and/or a related field (e.g., economics), 9 of which must be at the junior or senior level.
Baccalaureate from a FIDER- (interior design) or NAAB- (architecture) accredited program and a portfolio of original work in interior design and/or architecture.
A minimum of 34 credit hours, to include H550, a 3-credit seminar or readings course in area of concentration; H598 Research, H599 Thesis, or H597 Project (if project is selected, a total of 37 credit hours is required); and a graduate course in statistics.
A minimum of 34 credit hours, to include H550, H568, H573, H598 Research, H599 Thesis, a graduate course in statistics, and 12 credits in one or two related area(s). H597 Project is not available to graduate students in interior design.
Fields of Study
Individualized programs are available in two different areas: apparel and textiles; and interior design.
Oral defense of the thesis; for those not electing thesis (apparel merchandising candidates only), a comprehensive written examination.