Are you thinking about applying to a degree program at FIT but missed the application period? Do you need to develop skills to create a portfolio before applying to FIT? Do you want to sample courses before committing to a degree program? If so, you can take courses through Continuing Education in non-degree status that will apply to the degree once you are accepted. Below is a list of the courses each department suggests you enroll in to experience a major before you decide to apply, or tow assist you with skills that will help you develop your portfolios.
|Fashion Design AAS||FD 131 Sewing Techniques I||1.5 credits|
|FF 111 Fashion Art and Design I||2 credits|
|Communication Design AAS||CD 122 Digital Layout 1** (will not apply to the major)||2 credits|
|CD 261 Portfolio Development**||1.5 credits|
|Advertising and Marketing Communications AAS||AC 111 Advertising and Promotion||3 credits|
|(one- and two-year programs)||CD 122 Digital Layout I||2 credits|
|FM 114 Introduction to the Fashion Industry||3 credits|
|Fashion Merchandising Management AAS||FM114 Introduction to the Fashion Industry||3 credits|
|(one- and two-year programs)||AC 111 Advertising and Promotion||3 credits|
|MG 153 Excel for Business||2 credits|
|FM 116: Fashion Business Practices||3 credits|
|Graphic Design BFA||See Communication Design Course Offerings|
|Illustration BFA||Contact the Illustration department for details: 212.217.5800|
|Advertising and Marketing Communications BS||AC 361 Computer Applications for Marketing Communications*||2 credits|
|AC 362 Broadcast Workshop*||3 credits|
|AC 222 Sales Promotion*||3 credits|
|Fashion Merchandising Management BS||FM 321 Workshop in Apparel Merchandising*||3 credits|
|FM 324 Business of Licensing||3 credits|
|MG 306 Info. Systems: Case Analysis*||2 credits|
|International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries, BS||IN 312 International Trade||3 credits|
|IN 313 International Business Transactions||3 credits|
*Some courses have pre-requisites that must be successfully completed prior to registration. See specific course descriptions for details. Not all courses may be available during the current semester. Visit the Continuing Education course page each term to see if the classes are available.
** Not part of the required curriculum for the degree program; however credits may be used towards general elective requirements. Suggested to assist potential application with portfolio development.