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Program Requirements and Course Descriptions

On this page, you will find links to program requirements for each major currently advised by the Academic Advisement Center. Theses links can help you make sure you are on track academically. If you have any questions about program requirements for these majors, please speak to your academic advisor or your department for more information.

Below the program requirements is a link to course descriptions for each major at FIT. These can help you explore your options if you are thinking about changing majors or applying to an upper-division program.

You will also find links to information about liberal arts requirements at FIT, including a list of general education courses approved by SUNY. Please be aware that not all courses are offered every semester. An academic advisor will be happy to go over your liberal arts requirements with you, regardless of what program you are in.

Please Note: Each program's curriculum page includes links to several years of program requirements. Your year's curriculum is based on the FALL semester of the academic year you began your program. For example, if you began your program in Fall 2012 OR Spring 2013, you may click on Fall 2012 to see your curriculum.

If you do not see a link to your year's curriculum, please click the following link to see the undergraduate catalog for the year that you entered for the requirements that apply to you.


Program Requirements for each Major
 •  Accessories Design  •  Home Products Development
 •  Advertising Design   •  Illustration
 •  Advertising and Marketing Communications  •  Interior Design
 •  Art History and Museum Professions  •  International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries 
 •  Communication Design Foundation  •  Jewelry Design 
 •  Computer Animation and Interactive Media  •  Menswear
 •  Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing  •  Packaging Design
 •  Direct and Interactive Marketing  •  Photography
 •  Entrepreneurship for the Fashion and Design Industries  •  Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries 
 •  Fabric Styling  •  Technical Design
 •  Fashion Design  •  Textile Development and Marketing
 •  Fashion Merchandising Management   •  Textile/Surface Design
 •  Film and Media  •  Toy Design 
 •  Fine Arts   •  Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design 
 •  Graphic Design    


Course Descriptions by Major


Liberal Arts Requirements 

Liberal Arts Course Descriptions




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