School of Business and Technology
Applications accepted for fall and spring. NYSED: 20789 HEGIS 0509
The major in Fashion Business Management equips students with the knowledge and skills required to compete in today's international marketplace. Students are prepared to assume positions in the omnichannels of retailing, as buyers, sales managers, planners, and product developers, as well as positions in the wholesale and merchandising areas. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2015.
|MAJOR AREA||FM 325 - Financial Assortment and Planning||3|
|FM 361 - Leadership Development for Retailing||3|
|RELATED AREA||MG 306 - Information Systems: Case Analysis||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||EN 321 - Strategies of Business Communication||3|
|MA 321 - Data Analysis for Business Applications||3|
|choice - see Liberal Arts / Foreign Language* G8||3|
|MAJOR AREA||Specialization Choice||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||SS 242 - Microeconomics||3|
|MA 311 - Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications|
or 331 - Calculus
|choice - see Liberal Arts / Foreign Language*||3|
|choice - see Liberal Arts / Speech*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||FM 424 - Global Merchandising||3|
|choice - see Major Area Electives**||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice - see Liberal Arts / Economics*||3|
|choice - see Liberal Arts / Social Science||3|
|MAJOR AREA||FM 422 - Merchandising Strategies||3|
|RELATED AREA||choice - see Internship*** or Major Area Elective **||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||PL 431 - Philosophy: Ethics G7||3|
|choice - see Liberal Arts Elective*||6||TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
Buying and Planning Specialization
|FM 322||Fashion Inventory Management||3|
|FM 423||Fashion Planning and Allocation||3|
Product Development Specialization
|FM 341||Computer-Aided Product Development I||3|
|FM 441||Computer-Aided Product Development II||3|
Fashion Management Specialization
|FM 324||Business of Licensing||3|
|FM 431||Sales Management||3|
Fall 2015 Requirements: See below.
* Liberal Arts: 36 credits
- English & Speech: 3 credits. EN 321.
- Economics: 6 credits. SS 242 and CHOICE of SS 343, 443, or 445.
- 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. Students must complete MA 222 prior to enrolling in MA 321 in the fifth semester. CHOICE of MA 311 or 331.
- Philosophy: 3 credits. PL 431.
- Social Sciences: 3 credits. CHOICE of SS 354 or 374 (either one of these meets General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9).
- Speech: 3 credits. CHOICE of EN 241, 242, 244, 245, or 342, or a liberal arts elective may be substituted if an equivalent speech course has been taken previously.
- Liberal Arts electives: 6 credits. Select two (2) courses from Liberal Arts courses from the following subject areas:
CH (Chinese), EN (English), FI (Film & Media) - any FI course other than FI 261, 361, 461, 362, and 462, FR (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.
***Internship: 3 credits
A four-semester evening/weekend option is available for this degree program (see Curricula or visit the FIT website at fitnyc.edu/evening_weekend). The sequence of courses is the same as that listed on this page.
NOTE: FM 114, 224 and 244, MG 153, MA 222, SS 141, and TS 111 are considered "bridge courses" for this major, and must be completed prior to fifth (5) semester for students accepted into the BS program from non-FBM Associate Degree programs.