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Fall 2013 Curriculum

Fashion Merchandising Management - Evening/Weekend Two-Year Associate Degree Program - Fall 2013 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2013 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

The major in Fashion Merchandising Management offers qualified students the opportunity to prepare
for careers with retail and wholesale organizations in buying, merchandising, product development,
creative fashion presentations, sales, management, or marketing.

 

Semester 1




MAJOR AREA
FM 114 Intro. to the Fashion Industry
3


FM 116 Fashion Business Practices
3
RELATED AREA
AC 111 Advertising and Promotion
3


MG 153 Excel for Business
2
LIBERAL ARTS
choice see Requirements*
6





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Semester 2




MAJOR AREA
FM 117 Intro. to Fashion Marketing
3


FM 262 Contemporary Retail Management
3
    FM 268 Team Development Workshop   2.5
RELATED AREA
  TS 111
Textile Fundamentals
  3
LIBERAL ARTS
choice see Requirements*
6





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Semester 3




MAJOR AREA
FM 224 Merchandising Math Applications
3


FM 244
Product Development

3


choice see Major Area Alternatives***
3-4
RELATED AREA
choice see Related Area Electives**
1.5-4
LIBERAL ARTS
choice see Requirements*
6





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Semester 4




MAJOR AREA
FM 225
Fashion Merchandising

3


choice
see Major Area Alternatives***

3-4
LIBERAL ARTS
MA 222
Statistical Analysis

3.5


choice see Requirements*
3
ELECTIVE   choice
see The Arts*
G6
 3

 

Total Credit Requirements

Major Area 29.5-31.5 credits
Related Areas 9.5 - 12 credits
Liberal Arts 24.5 credits
General Elective 3 credits
Phys. Ed. 2 credits
Total Credits 68.5-73

 

SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements (www.fitnyc.edu/gened).

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: See below (also see Liberal Arts Requirements).

American History: 3 credits
CHOICE of EN 271, 272, 274, or 335, HA 314, LA 221, or 392, or any other course which meets the American History Gen. Ed. requirement (G10).

The Arts: 3 credits
CHOICE of EN 251, 266, or 361, HA 214, HP 231, or LA 321 (any one of these meets G6).

English/Speech: 6 credits
EN 121 (G1) (Prerequisite: College-level English as demonstrated by placement test OR completion of appropriate Educational Skills courses), and
CHOICE of (before the fourth semester): EN 231, 232, 233, or 236.

History of Art and Civilization: 3 credits
HA 112 (G5).

Mathematics: 3.5 credits
Graduation requirement: Arithmetic proficiency as demonstrated by placement test OR completion of appropriate developmental mathematics course(s). MA 222 (G2).

Science: 3-5 credits
CHOICE of SC 111, 112, 121, 122, 045/145, 253, or 032/332 (any one of these meets G3).

Social Sciences: 6 credits
SS 141 (G4), and
CHOICE of SS 131, 151, or 171.

**Related Area Electives: 1.5-4 credits
CHOICE of AC 221, AR 101 or 115, DE 101, HD 111, HP 201, IC 296, 297 or 298, ID 103, JD 101, PH 116 or 162, or SD 112.

***Major Area Alternatives: 6-7 credits
CHOICE of two: FM 144, 212, 213, 222, 223, 226, 231, 245, 251, or 491.

UPPER DIVISION ALTERNATIVES

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Fabric Styling, and the Bachelor of Science programs 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, and Textile Development and Marketing.

By completing certain course requirements, graduates may also apply to the Bachelor of Science programs in Advertising and Marketing Communications and Technical Design.