School of Business and Technology

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00842      HEGIS 5099

The major in Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries offers preparation for careers in the management of the production processes within a global marketplace for the fashion-related businesses. Graduates are employed in the areas of production control, sourcing, costing, engineering, product development, quality assurance, technical design, and other administrative positions.

Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREAMG 153 - Excel for Business2
RELATED AREATS 115 - Textiles for Production Management3
FM 114 - Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
TS 015 - Textiles for Production Management Laboratory1.5
GENERAL EDUCATIONEN 121 - English Composition G13
choice-See Requirements*3
Semester 2
MAJOR AREAMG 114 - Principles of Product Construction3
MG 132 - Marketing for Manufacturers3
MG 253 - Object-Oriented Database Management2
GENERAL EDUCATIONMA 222 - Statistical Analysis G23
SC 112 - Earth Science G33.5
Semester 3
MAJOR AREAMG 242 - Principles of Accounting3
MG 252 - Product Data Management3
GENERAL EDUCATIONSS 131 - General Psychology G43
choice - see Requirements*6
Semester 4
MAJOR AREAMG 234 - Supply Chain Management3
IC 297 - AAS Internship C: Career Exploration3
RELATED AREAchoice - see Related Area Elective**3
GENERAL EDUCATIONSS 141 - Macroeconomics3
SS 237 - Industrial Psychology3
 Total Credits: 62

*FIT's General Education Requirements

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.

  • In the Production Management AAS program, General Education courses are selected as the following: G1=EN 121, G2=MA 222, G3=SC 112, G4=SS 141
  • A second English course (3 credits) is required for the major. Select from: EN 231, 232, 233, 236, 241, 241, 244, 245, 253.
  • The following 6 (six) credits should be from 2 different G5-G10 areas. 

See list of Gen Ed approved courses under FIT's General Education Requirements and Courses.  An FIT Gen Ed course cannot be used to meet more than one General Education area.  

** Related Area Elective: 3 credits
CHOICE of AC 111, BL 343, FM 322, or TT 174.

Upper Division Alternatives:
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Science programs in Cosmetics and Fragrance MarketingDirect and Interactive Marketing, Home Products Development, Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries, and Textile Development and Marketing. By completing certain course requirements, graduates may also apply for admission to the Bachelor of Science programs in Advertising and Marketing Communications, Fashion Merchandising Management, International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries, and Technical Design.