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School of Business and Technology

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 20045      HEGIS 0599 

The major in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing offers students the creative, technological, and analytical capabilities necessary to prepare for executive, managerial, and support positions in the cosmetics, fragrance, and toiletries industries. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2018. 

 
Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREACM 341 - Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing3
RELATED AREAMG 304 - Information Systems2
LIBERAL ARTSMA 311 - Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications**3
SC 149 - Chemistry for Cosmetics and Fragrances3
choice - see Liberal Arts, Speech*3
Semester 6
MAJOR AREACM 023 - Cosmetic Product Knowledge Lab1
CM 323 - Cosmetic Product Knowledge2
RELATED AREAPK 302 - Packaging Design for Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing2
LIBERAL ARTSEN 321 - Strategies of Business Communication3
MA 222 - Statistical Analysis3
SS 242 - Microeconomics3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREACM 024 - Fragrance Knowledge Lab1
CM 424 - Fragrance Knowledge2
CM 442 - Global Brand Management in Cosmetics and Fragrance3
LIBERAL ARTSSS 345 - Fundamentals of Finance for Fashion Industries3
choice - see Liberal Arts, Foreign Language* 3
choice - see LIberal Arts, Other World Civilizations* 3
Semester 8
MAJOR AREACM 423 - Cosmetic and Fragrance Product Development Workshop3
CM 425 - Environmental Fragrancing3
IC 498 - Senior Internship D: Career Planning4
LIBERAL ARTSEN 335 - Working Women in the United States: 1865 to Present3
choice - see Liberal Arts, Foreign Language*3
choice - see Liberal Arts electives*3
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR AREA22
RELATED AREA4
LIBERAL ARTS36
 Total Credits: 62
 

Fall 2018 Requirements:  see below

*Liberal Arts:  36 credits

  • American History: 3 credits.  EN 335 (G10)
  • Economics: 6 credits.  SS 242 and SS 345
  • English: 6 credits.  EN 321
  • Foreign Language: 6 credits.  Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8)
  • Mathematics: 6 credits.  MA 311 and MA 222
  • Other World Civilizations: 3 credits. CHOICE of SS 353SS 354SS 355SS 356, or SS 374 (G9)
  • Science: 3 credits. SC 149
  • Speech: CHOICE of  EN 241EN 242EN 244EN 245
  • Liberal Arts electives: 3 credits.  Select Liberal Arts courses from the following subject areas: CH (Chinese), EN (English), FI (Film & Media) - any FI course other than FI 261, 361, 362461, and 462FR (French), HA (History of Art),  HE (Health Education) 201, 301, IT (Italian), JA (Japanese), MU (Music), HI (History), MA (Math), LA (Liberal Arts), MC (Modern Languages & Cultures), PE (Physical Education & Dance) 215, 216, 217, PL (Philosophy), SC (Science), SP (Spanish), and SS (Social Sciences). See Liberal Arts Courses

** NOTE:  Students must have taken the following courses prior to entering the program: AC 161 or  MG 153  and SS 141.

Mathematics Proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 311. Mathematics Proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 222.

IF YOU ARE A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

You may not apply directly to the bachelor's degree program. High school students should apply to a  two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program and after completing that degree apply to the two-year bachelor's program.

IF YOU HAVE AN AAS FROM FIT

You may apply to the bachelor's degree program. Depending on your major, you may have to take the prerequisites below.  

IF YOU HAVE CREDITS OR A DEGREE FROM ANOTHER COLLEGE

You may apply to the two-year Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing BS program as a transfer student if you meet one of the following criteria by the time you enroll at FIT:

  • you will have an associate or bachelor's degree from a regionally- accredited college in a program that is equivalent to any FIT AAS program, including the required liberal arts coursework. This is a guideline; graduates in other areas may also be considered if the prerequisites below have been completed.
  • you will have earned at least 60 credits toward a bachelor's degree in an equivalent or related program at a regionally-accredited college, including the liberal arts coursework required for an FIT AAS degree. This is a guideline; students majoring in other areas may also be considered if the prerequisites below have been completed.

A college program is equivalent if it contains the same major area and liberal arts distribution as FIT AAS programs. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria must apply to an FIT AAS program.

PREREQUISITES

The following must be completed prior to entering the program:

Please also note that FIT AAS students receive priority admissions consideration.

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