School of Business and Technology
Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 33762 HEGIS 0599
The major in Entrepreneurship for the Fashion and Design Industries provides students with the knowledge, skills, and mind-set necessary to succeed in new and uncharted business environments. Graduating students are prepared to transform creative ideas into business ventures and to assume leadership positions in entrepreneurial companies. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2018.
|MAJOR AREA||EP 311 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship||3|
|RELATED AREA||AC 311 - Integrated Marketing Communications Management||3|
|MG 306 - Information Systems: Case Analysis||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||MA 321 - Data Analysis for Business Applications*||3|
|SS 242 - Microeconomics||3|
|choice - see Speech*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||EP 321 - The Business Plan||3|
|EP 331 - Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||MA 311 - Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications||3|
|PL 431 - Philosophy: Ethics G7||3|
|choice - see Writing*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||EP 441 - Converting Innovation into Value||3|
|RELATED AREA||BL 343 - Introduction to Business Law||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice - see American History* G10||3|
|choice - see Economics*||3|
|choice - see Foreign Language* G8||3|
|MAJOR AREA||EP 452 - Entrepreneurship Practicum||3|
|RELATED AREA||IC 497 - Senior Internship C: Career Planning||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice - see Foreign Language*||3|
|choice - see Liberal Arts*||3|
|choice - see Other World Civilizations* G9||3|
|TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
Fall 2018 Requirements: see below
* Liberal Arts: 36 credits
- American History: 3 credits. CHOICE of any course that meets General Education American History requirement (G10).
- Economics: 6 credits. SS 242 and CHOICE of SS 343 or 443
- Foreign Language: 6 credits. Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8)
- Liberal Arts Elective: 3 credits. Select Liberal Arts courses from the following subject areas: CH (Chinese), EN (English), FI (Film & Media) - any FI course other than FI 261, 361, 362, 461, and 462, FR (French), HA (History of Art), HE (Health Education) 201, 301, IT (Italian), JA (Japanese), MU (Music), HI (History), MA (Math), LA (Liberal Arts), MC (Modern Languages & Cultures), PE (Physical Education & Dance) 215, 216, 217, PL (Philosophy), SC (Science), SP (Spanish), and SS (Social Science). See Liberal Arts Courses.
- Mathematics: 6 credits. MA 311 and MA 321. MA 222 and Mathematics Proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 321.
- Philosophy: 3 credits. PL 431
- Other World Civilizations: 3 credits. CHOICE of SS 354 or SS 374 (either one of which meets General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9)).
- Speech: 3 credits. CHOICE of EN 241, EN 242, EN 244, or EN 342
- Writing: 3 credits. CHOICE of EN 321, EN 322, or EN 323
IF YOU ARE A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT
You may not apply directly to the bachelor's degree program. High school students should apply to a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program and after completing that degree apply to the two-year bachelor's program in Entrepreneurship.
IF YOU HAVE AN AAS FROM FIT
You may apply to the bachelor's degree program if you have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Depending on your major, you may have to take the prerequisite courses listed below.
IF YOU HAVE CREDITS OR A DEGREE FROM ANOTHER COLLEGE
You may apply to the two-year Entrepreneurship BS program as a transfer student if you you have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and meet one of the following criteria by the time you enroll at FIT:
- you will have an associate or bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college in a program that is equivalent to any FIT AAS program, including the required liberal arts coursework and the prerequisites listed below. This is a guideline; graduates in other areas may also be considered if the liberal arts coursework and the prerequisites below have been completed.
you will have earned at least 60 credits toward a bachelor’s degree in an equivalent or related program at a regionally-accredited college, including the liberal arts course work required for an FIT AAS degree and the prerequisites listed below. This is a guideline; students majoring in other areas may be considered if the liberal arts and prerequisites below have been completed.
Please note that FIT AAS students receive priority admissions consideration.