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School of Business and Technology

Applications accepted for fall and spring.      NYSED: 20268        CIP: 52.1403  

The International Trade and Marketing major prepares students for management positions in international trade and global fashion companies. Graduates pursue careers in global marketing, management, import/export operations, logistics, sourcing, compliance, customs, research, strategic planning, and licensing. Some graduates pursue further studies for professional development in education, finance, law, and other fields. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2021.

Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREAIN 312 - International Trade3
IN 313 - International Business Transactions3
LIBERAL ARTSMA 222 - Statistical Analysis3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/English3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts Elective(s)3
Semester 6
MAJOR AREAIN 322 - Global Marketing3
IN 323 - Import/Export Regulations3
choice - see Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s)3
LIBERAL ARTSMA 300 - The Mathematics of Financial Life Management
  or 311 - Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications
3
SS 242 - Microeconomics3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts Elective(s)3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREAIN 433 - Global Sourcing3
choice - see Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s)3
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/Economics minor courses3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts Elective(s)3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/Foreign Language3
Semester 8
MAJOR AREAIC 497 - Senior Internship: Career Planning
  or IN 492 - International Trade Practicum or Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s)
3
choice - see Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s)3
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts Elective(s)3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts Elective(s)3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts Elective(s)3
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR AREA27
LIBERAL ARTS36
 Total Credits: 63
*Fall 2021 Requirements: See below.

Liberal Arts: 36 credits 

Liberal Arts Elective(s):  18 credits.
Select Liberal Arts courses (for which prerequisites have been met) from the following subject areas: AB (Arabic); CH (Chinese); EN (English); FI (Film and Media Studies); FR (French); HA (History of Art); HE (Health Education) 201301; IT (Italian); JA (Japanese); MU (Music); HI (History); MA (Math); MC (Modern Languages and Cultures); PE (Physical Education and Dance) 215216217; PL (Philosophy); PO (Portuguese); SC (Science); SP (Spanish); and SS (Social Sciences). Click on a prefix for a listing of courses available in the subject area.

Major Area Elective(s)/Practicum/Internship: 12 credits. 
CHOICE of four: IN 320IN 324, IN 341, IN 342, IN 423, IN 424, IN 434, IN 441, IN 442, or IN 443 or choice of Internship IC 497 or Practicum IN 492.

Evening/Weekend Option
A four-semester evening/weekend option is available for this degree program (see Curricula Overview or visit the FIT website at fitnyc.edu/evening_weekend). The sequence of courses is the same as that listed on this page.

Online Degree Option
The two-year online degree is designed to give students flexibility in earning a Bachelor of Science degree (see Online Degree Programs for additional information).

NOTE: Students must have taken the following course prior to entering the program: SS 141.

Upon graduating from the International Trade and Marketing BS program, students will be skilled in the following:

  1. Professionalism/Ethics: Students will cite their sources of information in order to submit assignments for ethical assessment.
  2. Decision Making: Students will solve international trade and marketing business challenges and make decisions in the best interest of companies and stakeholders in the global fashion and creative sectors.
  3. Communication: Students will communicate effectively through accepted business practices associated with the fashion and creative industries.
  4. Technology: Students will use technology to complement and present their knowledge and ideas in the global fashion and creative business environment.
  5. Critical Thinking: Students will gather, analyze, differentiate, and evaluate information to make sound decisions related to key management issues.
  6. Global Perspective: Students will apply knowledge of the political, legal, ethical, cultural, quality assurance, transportation, technological, and customs issues as well as implement strategies associated with global trade and marketing.
  7. Management/Teamwork: Students will work independently and in teams, using leadership and interpersonal skills to complete projects and other assessment methods according to relevant business practices.