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Fashion Merchandising Management - Bachelor of Science Degree Program - Fall 2010 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2010 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

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

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 Dev. I 3
or choice Fashion Management Specialization
FM 321 Wkshp. in Apparel Merchandising 3
choice see Major Area electives** 3-4
LIBERAL ARTS SS 242 Microeconomics 3
choice see Foreign Language* 3-3.5
choice see Mathematics* 3
choice see Speech* 3

Semester 7
MAJOR AREA FM 324 Business of Licensing 3
choice Buying and Planning Specialization:
FM 423 Fashion Planning and Allocation 3
or choice Product Development Specialization:
FM 441 Computer-Aided Product Dev II 3
or choice Fashion Management Specialization
FM 431 Sales Management 3
choice see Major Area electives** 3-4
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Economics* 3
choice see Social Sciences* G9 3

Semester 8
MAJOR AREA FM 422 Merchandising Strategies 3
IC 497 Senior Internship C: Career Planning 3
or IC 498 Senior Internship D:  Career Planning 4
LIBERAL ARTS PL 431 Philosophy: Ethics G7 3
choice Liberal Arts elective 6

Total Credit Requirements

Major Area: 27 - 29.5 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.

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

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, 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 of the following: FM 226, 321, 323, 326, 362, 363, 424, 431, 491, 499, or BL 343.

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

EVENING/WEEKEND OPTION
A four-semester evening/weekend option is available for this degree program. The sequence of courses is the same as that listed here.

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