http://fitnyc.edu/fmm

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 Business Management. Students spend semesters 5 and 6 in Florence, and semesters 7 and 8 in New York. Students must complete IT 111 before attending FBM in Florence. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2016. 

 
Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREAFlorence: 
FM 226 - International Buying and Marketing (Major Area Elective)**3
FM 361 - Leadership Development for Retailing3
FM 424 - Global Merchandising3
LIBERAL ARTSHA 212 - Renaissance Art in Florence G73
IT 111 - Elementary Italian (taken prior to Semester 5)3
IT 112 - Italian II G83
SS 354 - Comparative Political Systems G93
Semester 6
MAJOR AREAFlorence: 
FM 431 - Sales Management (Specialization)3
RELATED AREAchoice - Internship or FM 321**3
LIBERAL ARTSEN 245 - Intercultural Communication3
HA 344 - History of Western Costume
  or IT 213 - Italian III
3
SS 242 - Microeconomics3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREANew York: 
FM 324 - Business of Licensing (Specialization)3
FM 325 - Financial Assortment and Planning3
RELATED AREAMG 306 - Information Systems: Case Analysis2
LIBERAL ARTSMA 321 - Data Analysis for Business Applications3
EN 321 - Strategies of Business Communication3
 
Semester 8
MAJOR AREANew York 
FM 422 - Merchandising Strategies3
LIBERAL ARTSMA 311 - Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications
  or 331 - Calculus
3
PL 431 - Philosophy: Ethics G73
choice - see Economics*3
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR AREA21
RELATED AREA5
LIBERAL ARTS36
 Total Credits: 62
 

Fall 2016 Requirements:  See below.

* Liberal Arts: 36 credits 

  • English & Speech: 6 credits.  EN 321 and EN 245.
  • Economics: 6 credits.  SS 242 and CHOICE of SS 343443, or 445.
  • Foreign Language: 6 credits. Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must be a 3-credit, non-conversational course that meets General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8).  IT 111 must be taken prior to travel. Note that IT 213 can be taken as an optional liberal arts elective (after completion of the foreign language 6-credit requirement). TOTAL Liberal Arts Credits and General Education Summary with IT 111 Italian I (3 cr.) is 36.
  • Liberal Arts Elective(s): 6 credits.  HA 212 and (HA 344 or IT 213).
  • 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.  SS 354, which meets General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9).

Specialization: 6 credits. Fashion Management Specialization:  FM 431 is offered in Florence and FM 324 is offered in New York.

**Related Area Requirements: 3 credits.   IC 497 or FM 321