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Fall 2012 Curriculum

Fashion Merchandising Management - Evening/Weekend Bachelor of Science Degree Program - Fall 2012 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2012 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

Semester 5
MAJOR AREA FM 325 Financial Assessment and Planning 3
FM 361 Leadership Development for Retailing 3
RELATED AREA MG 306 Info. Systems: Case Analysis 2
LIBERAL ARTS EN 321 Business Writing 3
choice see Foreign Language* G8 3.5
MA 321 Data Analysis 3

Semester 6
MAJOR AREA choice Buying and Planning Specialization:
FM 322 Fashion Inventory Management 3
or choice Product Development Specialization:
  FM 341 Computer Aided Product Development 3
or choice Fashion Management Specialization:
  FM 321 Workshop in Apparel Merchandising 3
choice see Major Area electives** 3-4
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Foreign Language* 3-3.5
SS 242 Microeconomics 3
choice see Speech* 3
    choice  see Mathematics*   

Semester 7
MAJOR AREA FM 324 Business of Licensing 3
choice Buying and Planning Specialization:
FM 423 Fashion Planning & Allocation 3
or choice Product Development Specialization:
  FM 441 Computer Aided Product Development 3
or choice Fashion Management Specialization:
  FM 431 Sales Management 3
    choice  see Major Area Electives**   
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Economics* 3
choice see Social Sciences* G9 3

Semester 8
MAJOR AREA FM 422 Merchandising Strategies 3
choice See Internship*** 3-4
LIBERAL ARTS PL 431 Philosophy Ethics G7 3
choice Liberal Arts elective 6

Total Credit Requirements

Major Area 27-29 credits
Related Areas 2 credits
Liberal Arts 36.5-37 credits
Total Credits 65.5

SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements (www.fitnyc.edu/gened).

G1 Basic Communication; G2 Math; G3 Science; G4 Social Science; G5 Western Civilization; G6 Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.

* REQUIREMENTS

Economics: 3 credits
Choice of SS 343, 443, or 445.

Foreign Language: 6.5-7 credits
Two semesters of the same foreign language taken consecutively, one of which must be a 3.5 credit non-conversational course (G8).

Mathematics:
Algebra proficiency or MA 003 must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 311, 321, or 331. Students must complete MA 222 prior to enrolling in MA 321 in the 5th semester.
Choice in 6th Semester: MA 311 or MA 331

Social Sciences: 3 credits
Choice of SS 354 or 374 (either one of these meets Gen. Ed. Other World Civ. requirement G9).

Speech: 3 credits
Choice of EN 241, 242, 244, 245, 341, or 342, or a liberal arts elective may be substituted if an equivalent speech course has been taken previously.

** MAJOR AREA ELECTIVES: 6-7 credits

Choice of two: FM 226, 321, 323, 326, 362, 363, 424, 431, 491, 499, BL 343, or EP 311.

Note: FM 114, FM 224, FM 244, MG 153, SS 141, and TS 111 must be completed prior to the sixth semester.

*** INTERNSHIP:  3-4 credits

Choice of IC 497 or IC 498