Students seeking admission to FITís Packaging Design BFA program must hold an Associate degree from the FIT programs listed below, or an equivalent degree from an accredited and approved institution.
This baccalaureate program is available to applicants from these FIT associate-level programs:
- Communication Design
- Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design
With advisement, the following course must be completed to enter FITís Packaging Design BFA program:
- PK211 Ė INTRODUCTION TO PACKAGING DESIGN
External applicants or applicants without the degrees stated above are eligible to apply directly to the Packaging Design BFA program if you have an Associate or Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college in a program the equivalent to FIT's Communication Design AAS program, or if you will have earned at least 60 credits toward a Bachelor's degree at a regionally accredited college in a program equivalent to FIT's Communication Design AAS program before enrollment at FIT.
Your college program is equivalent if it contains the same major area and liberal arts distribution as the FIT Communication Design AAS program. Transfer applicants from college programs that are not precisely equivalent to FIT's Communication Design AAS program should meet with the Chairperson of the Department regarding applying to the Packing Design BFA program.
If you do not hold one of these degrees, or are unsure of your eligibility, please schedule an appointment with the department chairperson to discuss your options.
All applicants to this program will be expected to provide a competitive portfolio.
|For more information about this program, please contact:
Marianne Klimchuk,†Packaging Design BFA Chair
Room D325, 212 217.5702†
By Appointment Only
ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: See above for degree requirements.
ADMISSIONS DEADLINE: The Admissions deadline date is January 1, 2013.
REQUIRED GPA: Please refer to the†admissions website for entrance requirements. Portfolio review is required for all external applicants. All Packaging Design applicants require an interview.
PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS: Portfolios must be evaluated by the Packaging Design Department.
PORTFOLIO REVIEW DATES: Applicants must contact the Packaging Design office to schedule an appointment to show their portfolios.
ADMISSIONS DECISIONS: Applicants will be notified of their admissions decisions by mail, via the Office of Admissions. Please do not contact the Packaging Design department for your decision.