Information for Current Students and Faculty

Student Information

The Dean's List, posted at the end of each semester, honors those students who have completed more than 12 credits (may not include courses taken on a pass/fail basis) and achieved a GPA of 3.5 or better. Students receiving an incomplete or an "F" grade are ineligible for the Dean's List that semester.

Fall 2021

List of FIT courses that have been certified by SUNY as meeting specific General Education student-learning outcomes and have been approved to meet General Education requirements. Additional courses will be added to this list as they are developed.

FIT's General Education Requirements and Courses (you will be redirected to FIT's catalog site)

Minors are a major deal at FIT. By completing five courses in a particular discipline, you can take a minor that enhances your major studies or enables you to explore a field that interests you. Do it because companies prefer employees with a wide range of knowledge. Or because you want to be a more interesting person and a well-informed citizen of the world.

Here are the 36 minors you can choose from.

Faculty Information

Faculty members in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences prepare students to become reflective, critical, and engaged citizens of the world. Our faculty are committed as well to their own development as teachers and scholars. They recognize that teaching excellence embraces innovative and technologically advanced forms of instruction in a variety of settings. Our faculty members foster an understanding of diverse cultures and international perspectives as well as an appreciation for the richness and changing composition of American culture. They also investigate new ways to heighten student awareness of the moral and intellectual dimensions of human existence.

Read more about their achievements.

Calendar of Events

Tuesday 2/8 Follow this link to access the meeting
Tuesday 3/8 Follow this link to access the meeting
Tuesday 4/19 Follow this link to access the meeting
Tuesday 5/10 Follow this link to access the meeting

All at 1-2 pm via Google Meet. Please contact [email protected] if you require Google access to the meeting.

Thursday 2/3
Thursday 2/17
Thursday 3/3
Thursday 3/17
Thursday 3/31
Thursday 4/21
Thursday 5/5

All at 10:30 am-noon via Google Meet. Invitations were sent out to the Chairs and Assistant Chairs.

English and Communication Studies

Poems about the History of Slavery in NYC

Wednesday, March 30, 1-2pm
Poet, performer, and educator David Mills will read from and reflect upon the research behind his recent collection, Boneyarn, the first-ever book of poems about slavery in New York City. By exploring the African Burial Ground, Mills creatively “excavates” the tragedies and triumphs of New York’s enslaved and free Black community. The event will provide a sense of how research and creativity can move us toward a sense of healing from collective trauma.

David Mills holds master’s degrees from NYU and Warren Wilson College and is a cum laude graduate of Yale. He’s published three previous poetry collections — The Dream Detective, The Sudden Country, and After Mistic (Massachusetts slavery poems) — in addition to Boneyarn. He lived in Langston Hughes’ landmark Harlem home for three years and wrote the audio script for MacArthur Fellow Deborah Willis’s curated exhibition: Reflections in Black: 100 Years of Black Photography. Mills has recorded his poetry on ESPN, RCA Records and has had poems displayed at the Venice Biennale and Germany’s Documenta art exhibition.

BONEYARN can be purchased at the FIT Barnes and Noble Bookstore

For more information, visit

Educational Skills

Language Exchanges, Spring 2022
Students, Staff, Faculty and Administrators are welcome!

Practice your second language (English, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, French, Chinese, etc.) with a native speaker in a casual setting

Feldman Center, C614 (in person)

Every Monday* from, 5-6pm starting February 28 and ending April 25

For further information, email [email protected]
*no session during Spring Break