Fashion Merchandising Management/Florence and New York BS Degree Program
School of Business and Technology
Applications accepted for fall and spring. NYSED: 20789 HEGIS 0509
This overseas academic program leads to the bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising Management. Students spend semesters 5 and 6 in Florence, and semesters 7 and 8 in New York. Students must complete IT 111 before attending FMM in Florence.
|FM 226 - International Buying and Marketing||3|
|FM 324 - Business of Licensing||3|
|FM 361 - Leadership Development for Retailing||3|
|GENERAL EDUCATION||HA 212 - Renaissance Art in Florence G7||3|
|SS 354 - Comparative Political Systems G9||3|
|IT 112 - Italian II G8||3|
|FM 321 - Workshop in Apparel Merchandising||3|
|FM 431 - Sales Management||3|
|RELATED AREA||IN 312 - International Trade||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||EN 245 - Intercultural Communication||3|
|HA 344 - History of Western Costume|
or IT 213 - Italian III
|MAJOR AREA||New York:|
|FM 325 - Financial Assortment and Planning||3|
|RELATED AREA||MG 306 - Information Systems: Case Analysis||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||SS 242 - Microeconomics||3|
|EN 321 - Strategies of Business Communication||3|
|MA 321 - Data Analysis for Business Applications||3|
|MAJOR AREA||FM 422 - Merchandising Strategies||3|
|IC 497 - Senior Internship C: Career Planning|
or 498 - Senior Internship D: Career Planning
|LIBERAL ARTS||MA 311 - Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications|
or 331 - Calculus
|PL 431 - Philosophy: Ethics G7||3|
|choice - see Economics*||3||TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
*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.
Economics: 3 credits
Foreign Language: 6 credits
Two semesters of Italian, one of which must be a 3-credit, non-conversational course (G8). Note that IT 213 can be taken as an optional liberal arts elective (after completion of the foreign language 6-credit requirement). Italian I must be taken prior to travel. TOTAL Liberal Arts Credits and General Education Summary with IT 111 Italian I (3 cr.) is 33.
NOTE: The following must be completed prior to semester 6: FM 114, 224, and 244, MG 153, SS 141, TS 111, and the algebra proficiency exam. Business and Technology bridge course B.S. condition: SS 141 Macroeconomics (this course is the prerequisite for SS 242 Microeconomics at the bachelor degree level).