You should apply to the two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) program. High school students may not apply directly to the Bachelor of Science (BS) program. On completing the AAS, many students choose to apply to the two-year BS program.
If you have an AAS from FIT
You may apply to the bachelorís degree program. Graduates of this program may apply to the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program in Fabric Styling, or to the Bachelor of Science (BS) program 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, or Textile Development and Marketing. If you complete certain prerequisite courses, you may apply to the Advertising and Marketing Communications BS program. See your advisor for more information.
If you have credits or a degree from another college
You may apply to the bachelor's degree program as a transfer student if you meet one of the following criteria by the time you enroll at FIT:
- you will have earned an associateís or bachelor's degree in a program that is exactly equivalent to the FIT Fashion Merchandising Management AAS program.††
- you will have earned at least 60 credits toward a bachelor's degree in an equivalent or related program.
A college program is equivalent if it contains the same major area and liberal arts distribution as the FIT Fashion Merchandising Management AAS program. Applicants from college programs that are not equivalent must apply to the AAS program.
Please note that FIT AAS students receive priority admissions consideration to the Bachelor level.