School of Business and Technology

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00564      CIP: 19.0902

In the major in Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries, students concentrate on the intricacies of the process: manufacturing, quality control, and supply chain. Students learn analytical and conceptual problem solving, effective business communication, and industry systems and software, and apply these skills through a required internship. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2022

Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREAMG 306 - Information Systems: Case Analysis2
MG 311 - Manufacturing I: Equipment Analysis3
LIBERAL ARTSEN 321 - Strategies of Business Communication3
MA 300 - The Mathematics of Financial Life Management
  or MA 311 - Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/Foreign Language G83
Semester 6
MAJOR AREAMG 312 - Manufacturing II: Process Analysis3
MG 313 - Cutting Room Processes3
LIBERAL ARTSSC 032 - Color Science Laboratory1
SC 332 - Color and Light3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/Foreign Language3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/Social Sciences3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREAMG 411 - Manufacturing Facilities Management3
MG 442 - Product Costing3
RELATED AREATT 055 - Total Quality Management for Textile Products Laboratory1.5
TT 455 - Total Quality Management for Textile Products1
LIBERAL ARTSchoice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/Other World Civilizations3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/Social Sciences6
Semester 8
MAJOR AREAIC 497 - Senior Internship: Career Planning3
MG 432 - Strategy, Policy, and Decision Making3
RELATED AREATS 367 - Knit Fabrics and Machinery3
LIBERAL ARTSPL 300 - Business Ethics3
choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/American History3
 Total Credits: 62.5

*Fall 2022 Requirements: See below.

Liberal Arts: 34 credits

60 credits total in liberal arts are required to earn a BS. Students who transferred into Production Management from another major or from another college may need to take additional liberal art credits to earn 60 total.

NOTE: Students must have taken the following courses prior to entering the program: MG 114, MG 132, MG 153, MG 234, MG 242, TS 111, and SS 141.

Upon graduating from the Production Management BS program, students will be skilled in the following:

  1. Professionalism/Ethics: Students will be able to make ethical judgements that will meet the professional standards of the production management of the fashion and related industries.
  2. Business Fundamentals:  Students will demonstrate the ability to create a complete financial plan, including master budget, sales, forecast, purchase budget, operating expense budget, cash and capital budget, projected operating statements, and proforma balance sheets.
  3. Communication:  Students will understand the process of supply chain management from a manufacturer’s perspective of global sourcing, vender evaluation, quality assurance, materials resource planning, inventory control, budget considerations.
  4. Globalism: Students will create the necessary “paper trail” to track the legal documents required to process raw materials and the analysis of the legal aspects and restrictions applicable to the purchasing of raw materials; these include the study of warranties and the transfer of title.
  5. Technology: Students will articulate the intricacies of facilities design as they are made to consider material flow design, systems design, space allocations, auxiliary services, and storage facilities in their plant layout.
  6. Research & Critical Thinking: Students will plan and analyze flow techniques, create an operation process chart, place equipment while considering the intricacies of material handling between the various operations of the plant. 
  7. Retail/Wholesaling: Students will learn the facility for researching and relating external information to the decisions required on plans, policies, strategies, and procedures for a particular company
  8. Production Commercialization:  Students will develop a business plan for a small business and to prepare operational plans for a large business.