Furnishings and Interiors - B.S.F.C.S.


Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major


I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S 
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H  
MATH 1101 or MATH 1113 or MATH 1113E or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2250E or MATH 2300H or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H or STAT 2000 or STAT 2000E

II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): (CHEM 1110, CHEM 1110L) or PHYS 1010 may be required for this major due to prerequisites for major classes. Please see note below. 

Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): BIOL 1103 may be required for this major due to prerequisites for major classes. Please see note below. 

Note: One course from (CHEM 1110 and CHEM 1110L), PHYS 1010, or BIOL 1103 is required for this major due to prerequisites for major classes. Once the prerequisite is met, in either in the physical or life sciences, you are free to choose any science from the remaining list.

Please see your advisor for more information on this science requirement. 


III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

Preferred Course(s): STAT 2000 or STAT 2000E or STAT 2100H 


IV. World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Global Culture (9 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
Preferred Course(s): ARHI 2300 or ARHI 2400 or ARTS 2000 or COMM 1110


V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1101H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
Preferred Course(s): (HIST 2111 or HIST 2111H or HIST 2112 or HIST 2112H) and (POLS 1101 or POLS 1101H) and (PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1030H


Area VI
ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H or TXMI 2010
FHCE 2100 or FHCE 2100E or FHCE 2100H or HDFS 2100 or HDFS 2100E or HDFS 2100H
TXMI 2350 
TXMI 2360
TXMI 2370 
TXMI 2380

If any of the courses in Area VI have been used to satisfy Areas II-V of the Core Curriculum, General Electives may be taken here. (Refer to College-wide requirements when selecting General Electives)

Note: Furnishings and Interiors requires individual review of non-equivalent transfer courses before they can be used to satisfy Area VI and Major Requirements.

Please note the following prerequisite courses that should be satisfied while selecting classes for Areas I-V. (CHEM 1110CHEM 1110L) or PHYS 1010 or (BIOL 1103BIOL 1103L) is a prerequisite for TXMI 3500. STAT 2000 is a prerequisite for TXMI 3520.

Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.

Required Courses (55 hours)
FACS 2000 or FACS 2000E
TXMI 3320 or TXMI 3320S 
TXMI 3330
TXMI 3370
TXMI 3380 
TXMI 3390
TXMI 3500
TXMI 3520
TXMI 3520L
TXMI 4300
TXMI 4320/6320
TXMI 4350/6350
TXMI 4380/6380

Select nine (9) hours from the following Professional Electives. Courses approved for a minor or certificate program will also satisfy this requirement.

Business, Leadership and Sociology courses:
ALDR 3900S 
EBUS 4010/6010
FACS 5910/7910
SOCI 3750

Housing, Architecture, and the Built Environment courses:
EDES 4610/6610
EDES 4630/6630
EDES 4660/6660
FHCE 3300 or FHCE 3300E
FHCE 4300/6300 
LAND 2510
LAND 2520
LAND 4620/6620 

New Media
NMIX 2010

Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors courses:
FACS 5711/7711
FACS 5915/7915 or FACS 5915E/7915E
FACS 5950/7950
TXMI 2010  
TXMI 4240/6240
TXMI 4900/6900 
TXMI 5710/7710
TXMI 5910/7910 

Major elective courses may count toward minor requirements.


General Electives (5 hours)
Any level
(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)