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FIT Senior Learner Courses: School of Business and Technology

Fall 2018 Semester: August 27 - December 20, 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.

AC 111 Advertising and Promotion
3.0 credits
For Advertising and Marketing Communications, Fabric Styling, Fashion Business Management, and Textile Development and Marketing students. Concepts, perspectives, and methods for the development and implementation of integrated marketing communications programs for producers, manufacturers, and retailers are analyzed and critiqued.

CRN       SECTION        DAY                    TIME                            ROOM
20612        217                 F               8:10 AM-11:00 AM       DUBINSKY 321A
4612          25B                M               6:30 PM-9:20 PM        DUBINSKY 321A

BE 261 Starting a Small Business
3.0 credits
Investigates the problems and challenges of opening and managing a small business. Emphasis is placed on analysis of financial statements and on developing a business plan.

CRN     SECTION       DAY                    TIME                        ROOM
20854       201               T               2:10 PM-5:00 PM       DUBINSKY 341A
26578       202               R              2:10 PM-5:00 PM        FELDMAN 807
21542       25A              W              6:30 PM-9:20 PM        FELDMAN 507

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                           
3909         210                W                  2:10 PM-5:00 PM            DUBINSKY 324
3912         211                R                   9:10 AM-12:00 PM          FELDMAN 513
27404       218                F                   12:10PM-3:00 PM           FELDMAN 810
4110         25B               R                   6:30 PM-9:20 PM            DUBINSKY 306

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
26128       206                W                 8:10 AM-11:00 AM          BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 736
3936         207                W                 11:10 AM-2:00 PM          BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 304
26655       208                W                 2:10 PM-5:00 PM            DUBINSKY 325
26484        210                F                  8:10 AM-11:00 AM          FELDMAN 513
26485        212                F                  9:10 AM-12:00 PM          BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 304
26487        215                F                  3:10 PM-6:00 PM            DUBINSKY 336
26493        25C               M                 5:10 PM-6:25 PM             FELDMAN 310
                                       W                 5:10 PM-6:25 PM             BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 309
28559        25H               R                  6:30 PM-9:20 PM            FELDMAN 314

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
26136        208              F                  9:10 AM-12:00 PM           FELDMAN 406
26138        25A             M                  6:30 PM-9:20 PM             DUBINSKY 321
26139        25C             W                  6:30 PM-9:20 PM             BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 304

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
29021       202                 M                 3:10 PM-6:00 PM             DUBINSKY 341B
29213       203                 F                 12:10 PM-3:00 PM            FELDMAN 312
28776       25A              T R                5:10 PM-6:25 PM              BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 734
29022       25B                T                  6:30 PM-9:20 PM              BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 309
29214       25C                R                  6:30 PM-9:20 PM              BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS 303

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
20467            701                M                  3:10 PM-6:00 PM             DUBINSKY 336
29282            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
29647          703                  R                    9:10 AM-12:00 PM            DUBINSKY 337
24258          75A                  T                    6:30 PM-9:20 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
29648           701                  W                 8:10 AM-11:00 AM            DUBINSKY 337

IN 341 International Logistics
3.0 credits
International logistics--the organized movement of goods, services, and people across countries--is explored. Students survey the impact of the market, government regulations, and technological forces on ground, ocean, and air transportation systems. International conventions and the role of unions in logistics are also studied. 

CRN        SECTION           DAY                    TIME                                ROOM
22746           75A                  R                 6:30 PM-9:20 PM            DUBINSKY 337

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
25697           207                R                  9:10 AM-12:00 PM             FELDMAN 415B
25703           213                R                  2:10 PM-5:00 PM               FELDMAN 409
27917           218                W                 10:10 AM-1:00 PM             FELDMAN 309C
25707           25A               M                 6:30 PM-9:20 PM                FELDMAN 313
25709           25B               W                 6:30 PM-9:20 PM                FELDMAN 415C
26546           25E               T                  6:30 PM-9:20 PM                FELDMAN 415C
27814           25F               R                  6:30 PM-9:20 PM                FELDMAN 415B

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
22727           201                T                9:10 AM-12:00 PM          FELDMAN 406
26093           25A                M               6:30 PM-9:20 PM            FELDMAN CC40

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
2425             203                   M               12:10 PM-2:00 PM              FELDMAN 308
                                              R                11:10 AM-1:00 PM             FELDMAN 316
26619           208                   M                 3:10 PM-5:00 PM               FELDMAN 314
                                              W                 4:10 PM-6:00 PM              FELDMAN 314
26772            210                 M                12:10 PM-2:00 PM             FELDMAN 316
                                             W                3:10 PM-5:00 PM              FELDMAN 310
26807            211                 M                 8:10 AM-12:00 PM            FELDMAN 308
26808            212                 W                 2:10 PM-6:00 PM             FELDMAN 308
26811            25B                W                 6:30 PM-10:20 PM           FELDMAN 312