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School of Business and Technology

Applications accepted for fall and spring.       NYSED: 00828     HEGIS 5004

The major in Fashion Merchandising Management provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for assuming positions in the merchandising industry in areas such as buying, sales, product development, creative fashion presentation, retail management, and marketing.

Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREAFM 114 - Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
FM 116 - Fashion Business Practices3
FM 117 - Introduction to Fashion Marketing3
FM 224 - Merchandising Math Applications3
RELATED AREAAC 111 - Advertising and Promotion3
TS 111 - Fundamentals of Textiles3
Semester 2
MAJOR AREAFM 225 - Fashion Merchandising3
FM 244 - Product Development3
FM 262 - Contemporary Retail Management3
FM 268 - Team Development Workshop2.5
choice - see Major Area Elective*3-4
RELATED AREAchoice - see Related Area Elective**1-4
MAJOR AREA26.5-27.5
 Total Credits: 33.5-37.5

*Major Area Electives:
CHOICE of FM 144, 212, 213, 222223,  226, 228231, 245, 251, or 491.

**Related Area Electives:
CHOICE of AC 221, AR 101 or 115, CL 112, DE 101, HD 111, HP 201, IC 296, 297, 298, or 498, ID 103JD 101, MG 153, PH 116 or 162, or TD 112.

Evening/Weekend Option:
A two-semester evening/weekend option is available for this degree program (see Curricula or visit the FIT web site at ). The sequence of courses is the same as that listed on this page.

Online Degree Program:
The FMM associate degree program is also offered fully online (see ).The majority of major and related area electives are offered online for this major, but not all. Consult with FMM's faculty advisor for the online degree program. 

NOTE: All one-year AAS students must complete all requirements for the FMM one-year curriculum in residence as indicated on this page.