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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 .