Fashion Merchandising Management - Two-Year Associate 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.
The major in Fashion Merchandising Management offers qualified students the opportunity to prepare for careers with retail and wholesale organizations in buying, merchandising, product development, creative fashion presentations, sales, management, or marketing.
|MAJOR AREA||FM 114||Intro. to the Fashion Industry||3|
|FM 116||Fashion Business Practices||3|
|RELATED AREA||AC 111||Advertising and Promotion||3|
|MG 153||Excel for Business||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see Requirements*||6|
|MAJOR AREA||FM 117||Introduction to Fashion Marketing||3|
|FM 262||Contemporary Retail Management||3|
|choice||See Major Area alternatives***||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see Requirements*||9|
|MAJOR AREA||FM 224||Merchandising Math Apps.||3|
|FM 268||Team Development Workshop||2.5|
|choice||See Major Area alternatives***||3-4|
|RELATED AREA||TS 111||Fundamentals of Textiles||3|
|choice||see Related Area elective**||1.5-4|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see Requirements*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||FM 225||Fashion Merchandising||3|
|FM 244||Product Development||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||MA 222||Statistical Analysis||3.5|
TOTAL Minimum Required
|MAJOR AREA:||29.5-30.5 credits|
|RELATED AREA:||9.5-12 credits|
|LIBERAL ARTS:||24.5 credits|
|Health and/or Phys. Ed:||2 credits|
|TOTAL Minimum Required:||68.5 credits|
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.
American History: 3 credits
CHOICE of EN 271, 272, 274, 335, HA 314, LA 221, LA 392, or any other course which meets the American History Gen. Ed. requirement (G10).
Arts: 3 credits
CHOICE of EN 251, 262, 361, HA 214, HP 231, LA 211, or LA 321 (any one of these meets G6).
English/Speech: 6 credits
EN 121 (G1) (Prerequisite: College-level English as demonstrated by placement test OR completion of appropriate Educational Skills courses), and
CHOICE of EN 231, 232, 233, or 236 before the fourth semester.
History of Art & Civilization: 3 credits
HA 112 (G5).
Mathematics: 3.5 credits
Graduation requirement: Arithmetic proficiency as demonstrated by placement test OR completion of appropriate developmental mathematics course(s).
MA 222 (G2).
Science: 3-5 credits
CHOICE of SC 111, 112, 121, 122, 045/145, 032/332, or 253 (any one of these meets G3).
Social Sciences: 6 credits
SS 141 (G4), and
CHOICE of SS 131, 151, or 171.
** RELATED AREA ELECTIVES: 1.5-4 credits
CHOICE of AC 221, AR 101, AR 115, DE 101, HD 111, HP 201, IC 296, IC 297, IC 298, ID 103, JD 101, PH 116, PH 162, or SD 112.
*** MAJOR AREA ALTERNATIVES: 6-7 credits
CHOICE of two of the following courses: FM 144, 212, 213, 222, 223, 226, 231, 245, 251, 491.
A 4-semester evening/weekend option is available for this degree program (www.fitnyc.edu/evening_weekend). The sequence of courses is the same as that listed on this page.
UPPER DIVISION ALTERNATIVES
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Fabric Styling, and the Bachelor of Science programs in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing, Direct and Interactive Marketing, Fashion Merchandising Management, Home Products Development, International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries, Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries, and Textile Development & Marketing.