Differences Between FD and FBM Majors

Students in a Fashion Business and Fashion Design Class

FBM (Fashion Business Management) and FD (Fashion Design) and are both fashion majors.  One is offered through the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology and the other through the School of Art and Design.

NOT SURE WHICH MAJOR IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING:


FBM

ABOUT
It's the job of the fashion business manager to give customers what they want at a price they're willing to pay based leading trends, mixing and matching colors, sizes, and silhouettes. In this program, you will master the skills needed in global retail operations and management, and learn how to combine your sense of style with business acumen.

COMMENTS:
From Naomi Gross, Assistant Chair, FBM Department

"FBM is literally business of fashion. Our students learn how to tie the numbers to the retail products that are bought and sold."

CAREERS
Product Developers, Store Planners, Fashion Buyers, E-commerce Merchandiser, and Business Consultants… and more!

EXPERIENCE THROUGH PRECOLLEGE:
We recommend the following options if you are intersted in FBM

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Fashion Business Management at FIT


FD

ABOUT
In this fashion design program you will to become not only a designer with your own creative vision, but a professional prepared to take your place in this challenging industry. Learn how to take a design from concept to finished garment, learn the fundamentals of professional draping, patternmaking, and sewing techniques, as well as hand rendering and computer-aided designing.

CAREERS
Designer, Collection Specialist, Assistant Designer, Stylist, CAD Designer…and more!

EXPERIENCE THROUGH PRECOLLEGE:
We recommend the following options if you are intersted in FD

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Fashion Design at FIT