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 2015. 

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 - Italian I (taken prior to Semester 5)3
IT 112 - Italian II G83
SS 354 - Comparative Political Systems G93
Semester 6
MAJOR AREAFlorence: 
FM 321 - Workshop in Apparel Merchandising (Major Area Elective)**3
FM 431 - Sales Management (Specialization)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
RELATED AREAchoice - see Internship*** or Major Area Elective **3
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 AREA24
RELATED AREA5
LIBERAL ARTS36
 Total Credits: 65
 

Fall 2015 Requirements:  See below.

* Liberal Arts: 36 credits (includes IT 111 Italian I, 3 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). 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 36.
  • History of Art: 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.

**Major Area Electives: 6 credits
CHOICE of two: FM 226321, 324326328362363431, 491, or 499, or BL 343, or EP 311.

***Internship: 3 credits
    IC 497