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Eligibility

If you are a high school student
You may not apply directly to the bachelorís degree program. High school students should apply to a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program and after completing that degree apply to the two-year bachelorís program.

Complete list of FIT AAS programs

If you have an AAS from FIT
You may apply to the bachelorís degree program. Students not in an Art and Design major must complete additional coursework, including: 6 credits of art/design history and 24 credits that include coursework in drawing, digital drawing in Adobe Creative Suite or Illustrator, and a combination of courses that study design and business practices for artists.

If you have credits or a degree from another college
You may apply to the two-year BFA program in Fabric Styling as a transfer student if you meet one of the following criteria by the time you enroll at FIT:

  • you will have an earned associateís degree from an accredited college and your credits include: 18 credits meeting SUNY general education requirements, 6 credits of art/design history, and 24 credits that include coursework in life drawing, digital drawing in Adobe Creative Suite or Illustrator, and a combination of courses that study design and business practices for artists.
  • you will have earned at least 60 credits towards a bachelorís degree at a 4-year institution with credit in the following areas: 18 credits meeting SUNY general education requirements, 6 credits of art/design history, and 24 credits that include coursework in life drawing, digital drawing in Adobe Creative Suite or Illustrator, and a combination of courses that study design and business practices for artists.

*Most Associateís degree programs in art and design related fields meet the course distribution requirement for admission. FITís admissions office can assist you if you have any questions.

Please note that FIT AAS students receive priority admissions consideration.

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