Fashion Merchandising Management BS Degree Program
School of Business and Technology
Applications accepted for fall and spring. NYSED: 20789 HEGIS 0509
The major in Fashion Merchandising 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.
|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|
|GENERAL EDUCATION||choice - see Foreign Language* G8||3|
|MAJOR AREA||Specialization Choice||3|
|choice - see Major Area electives**||3-4|
|LIBERAL ARTS||SS 242 - Microeconomics||3|
|choice - see Foreign Language*||3|
|choice - see Mathematics*||3|
|choice - see Speech*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||FM 424 - Global Merchandising||3|
|choice - see Major Area Electives**||3-4|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice - see Economics*||3|
|GENERAL EDUCATION||choice - see Other World Civilizations* G9||3|
|MAJOR AREA||FM 422 - Merchandising Strategies||3|
|choice - see Internship***||3-4|
|LIBERAL ARTS||PL 431 - Philosophy: Ethics G7||3|
|choice - 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 2014 Requirements: See below.
FIT's Gen Ed courses are organized along the following categories: G1 Basic Communication; G2 Mathematics; G3 Natural Sciences; G4 Social Sciences; G5 Western Civilization; G6 The Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.
Foreign Language: 6 credits
Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet G8.
Mathematics: 6 credits
CHOICE of MA 311 or 331. Algebra proficiency or MA 003 must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 311, 321, or 331. Students must complete MA 222 prior to enrolling in MA 321 in the fifth semester.
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, SS 141, and TS 111 must be completed prior to the sixth semester. Business and Technology BS bridge course condition: SS 141 Macroeconomics (this course is the prerequisite for SS 242 Microeconomics at the bachelor degree level).