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FIT Senior Learner Courses: School of Business and Technology

Spring 2018 Semester: January 29 - May 23, 2018

Senior Learners may only enroll in the courses identified on the Lists of Available Courses to qualify for the special auditors fee of $55. If you wish to enroll in a course not on these lists, you may do so as a Continuing Education student and pay the full, non-degree tuition rate.

FM 114 Introduction to the Fashion Industry

3.0 credits
This survey covers the history, characteristics, and global interrelationships of all segments of the fashion industry. The course explores how fiber, textile, and apparel producers, retailers, and home furnishings companies merchandise and market their products within the industry and to the ultimate consumer.

CRN           SECTION           DAY              TIME                              ROOM
5989              201                  M           8:10 AM-11:00 AM          DUBINSKY 321A
6508               202                  M          9:10 AM-12:00 PM          DUBINSKY 640
14125             25A                  R          6:30 PM-9:20 PM            DUBINSKY 321

FM 116 Fashion Business Practices
3.0 credits
A comprehensive introduction to the modern fashion business environment with insight to the structures, finances, management, leadership, organization and ethical responsibilities of varied global fashion enterprises. Emphasis is placed on careers, job descriptions and the preparation necessary for a successful career in the fashion business.

CRN          SECTION            DAY              TIME                                      ROOM
6309               203                   M          12:10 PM-3:00 PM      BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 928
6512               205                   R          8:10 AM-11:00 AM       DUBINSKY 324
14031             206                   F           12:10 PM-3:00 PM      BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 306
14847             207                   T           8:10 AM-11:00 AM       FELDMAN 308
12325             25B                   S          12:10 PM-3:00 PM       DUBINSKY 324

FM 117 Introduction to Fashion Marketing
3.0 credits
This course focuses on the integration of fashion marketing concepts, practices, and applications and facilitates the development of a marketing/merchandising plan. Through a case study approach, students analyze opportunities regarding merchandise positioning, brand imagery, targeting, and segmentation of an apparel or other fashion product.

CRN           SECTION             DAY              TIME                              ROOM
13722              213                    F           10:10 AM-1:00 PM       FELDMAN 814
13432              214                    F           12:10 PM-3:00 PM       BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 304
14427              215                    F           3:10 PM-6:00 PM         BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 307
13437              25A                   M           5:10 PM-6:25 PM         BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 306
                                                 W           5:10 PM-6:25 PM         BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 860
13435              25B                 T R          5:10 PM-6:25 PM         BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 304
14428              25D                   W          6:30 PM-9:20 PM         DUBINSKY 321A

FM 228 Business of Fashion Styling
3.0 credits
In the course, students explore the role of a fashion stylist as it applies to the field of merchandising. They learn about career opportunities in fashion styling and wardrobe consulting. The business requirements and entrepreneurial opportunities in the field of fashion styling are explored.

CRN           SECTION                DAY                TIME                                       ROOM
16062             202                        M            3:10 PM-6:00 PM         FELDMAN 814
16388             204                        T             8:10 AM-11:00 AM       BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 303
16063             25B                      T R           5:10 PM-6:25 PM         DUBINSKY 306

FM 231 Strategies of Selling
3.0 credits
Principles of personal selling techniques, presentation skills, the art of persuasion, negotiating, and account building in the wholesale markets are developed through lectures and workshops.

CRN           SECTION                 DAY                    TIME                                ROOM
8945               201                         M             12:10 PM-3:00 PM        DUBINSKY 307
3543               202                         W             12:10 PM-3:00 PM        BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 309
4732               25A                         R              6:30 PM-9:20 PM         BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 309

IN 312 International Trade
3.0 credits
Introduces international trade as it is practiced today. Students learn how various industries have developed different international trade patterns and how the internet is rapidly changing this field. Focus is placed on international trade as an industry, professional opportunities, project management, intercultural skills, and technical trends in logistics and online research.

CRN          SECTION                DAY                     TIME                               ROOM
8046              701                       M               2:10 PM-5:00 PM              DUBINSKY 336
12369             75A                      M               6:30 PM-9:20 PM              DUBINSKY 336

IN 313 International Business Transactions
3.0 credits
The management of international trade transactions is introduced, with emphasis on agency, distributorship, franchising agreements, import/export, and licensing. Students learn the theory and practice of conducting international negotiations and how to apply the self-regulatory standards used in international trade. The use of the internet and business-to-business e-commerce websites to transact international business is also examined.

CRN            SECTION               DAY                      TIME                                ROOM
13154              702                       F               9:10 AM-12:00 PM              DUBINSKY 336

IN 322 Global Marketing
3.0 credits
Introduction to the research techniques and implementation strategies practiced in global marketing by the fashion and related industries. Students examine the major trends revolutionizing international marketing, the evolution of international companies into global firms, and the expanding role of e-commerce. The role of intercultural communication and negotiation styles in global marketing strategies is studied in detail.

CRN            SECTION                DAY                    TIME                                  ROOM
9484                702                        F                2:10 PM-5:00 PM               DUBINSKY 336
17116              75A                        R               6:30 PM-9:20 PM                FELDMAN 310

IN 342 International Corporate Responsibility
3.0 credits
Students study the sustainability movement, and how ethical, social, and environmental issues are being addressed by multinational corporations. Through the review of current case studies, the course examines the role of fashion businesses in creating socially responsible and eco-friendly global supply chains and their effect in international trade policies.

CRN            SECTION                DAY                     TIME                                      ROOM
12140              75A                      M W             5:10 PM-6:25 PM                   DUBINSKY 337

MG 242  Principles of Accounting
3.0 credits
This introductory course covers the accounting cycle leading to the creation of a business' financial statements. Topics include double-entry accounting, adjusting and closing entries, trial balances, inventories, bank reconciliation, specialized journals, accounts receivable, bad debts, and depreciation. Partnership and corporation accounting are also covered.

CRN             SECTION                DAY                    TIME                                      ROOM
12651               25A                        T                  6:30 PM-9:20 PM                FELDMAN 415B

MG 153 Excel for Business
2.0 credits
This course provides a comprehensive presentation of Microsoft Excel. Topics include charting, data tables, financial functions, formatting, formulas, functions, what-if analysis, working with large worksheets, and other business-related topics.

CRN              SECTION               DAY                    TIME                                       ROOM
12602                201                      M                 9:10 AM-12:00 PM                 FELDMAN 309C
12603                202                      T                  9:10 AM-12:00 PM                 FELDMAN CC40
12606                206                      R                  9:10 AM-12:00 PM                 FELDMAN 415C
12607                25A                      M                 6:30 PM-9:20 PM                   FELDMAN 415B
17440                25D                      R                  6:30 PM-9:20 PM                   FELDMAN 309C

TS 111 Fundamentals of Textiles
3.0 credits
General study of textile materials with an emphasis on the factors that produce successful fabrics in the marketplace, including fibers, yarns, construction, color, and finish. Characteristics of a wide range of market fabrics are examined.

CRN           SECTION                 DAY                    TIME                                     ROOM
11305             203                         W              2:10 PM-6:00 PM                   FELDMAN 316
15608             207                         T               4:10 PM-6:00 PM                   FELDMAN 308
                                                      R               4:10 PM-6:00 PM                   FELDMAN 310
15610             209                         R               8:10 AM-10:00 AM                 FELDMAN 312
                                                      F                9:10 AM-11:00 AM                 FELDMAN 310
15611             210                         R                2:10 PM-4:00 PM                   FELDMAN 318
                                                      F                10:10 AM-12:00 PM               FELDMAN 318
15612            211                          F                 12:10 PM-4:00 PM                FELDMAN 316
16041            214                          W                9:10 AM-11:00 AM                 FELDMAN 318
                                                      F                 8:10 AM-10:00 AM                 FELDMAN 318
4868              25A                         M                 6:30 PM-10:20 PM                 FELDMAN 310