School of Business and Technology

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00842      CIP: 19.0902

The major in Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries provides a strong foundation in business principles, technological training, and production methods that prepare graduates for global careers in in the areas of production control, sourcing, costing, engineering, product development, quality assurance, technical design, and other administrative positions. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2022. 

Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREAMG 108 - Apparel and Home Textile Products Manufacturing2
MG 153 - Excel for Business2
RELATED AREATS 015 - Textiles for Production Management Laboratory1.5
TS 115 - Textiles for Production Management3
GENERAL EDUCATIONEN 121 - English Composition G13
HA 112 - History of Western Art and Civilization: Renaissance to the Modern Era3
Semester 2
MAJOR AREAMG 132 - Marketing for Manufacturers3
MG 242 - Principles of Accounting3
MG 253 - Object-Oriented Database Management2
GENERAL EDUCATIONMA 222 - Statistical Analysis G23
SC 112 - Earth Science G33.5
Semester 3
MAJOR AREAMG 114 - Principles of Product Construction3
MG 234 - Supply Chain Management3
RELATED AREACG 212 - Introduction to 3D Computer Modeling2
GENERAL EDUCATIONSS 131 - General Psychology3
choice - see Requirements - English/Speech*3
choice - see Requirements - Arts3
Semester 4
MAJOR AREAIC 297 - AAS Internship C: Career Exploration3
MG 252 - Product Data Management3
RELATED AREAchoice - see Related Area Elective*3
GENERAL EDUCATIONSS 141 - Macroeconomics3
SS 237 - Industrial Psychology3
 Total Credits: 61

*Fall 2022 Requirements: See below.

General Education: 27.5 credits:

Related Area Elective(s): 3 credits. CHOICE of AC 111, BL 343, or FM 322

Upper Division Alternative(s):
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Science programs in Cosmetics and Fragrance MarketingDirect and Interactive MarketingHome Products DevelopmentProduction 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 CommunicationsFashion Business ManagementInternational Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries, and Technical Design.

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

  1. Professionalism/Ethics: Students will discuss business ethics and professional standards to understand how they apply specifically to the fashion and related industries in the production management area.
  2. Business Fundamentals: Students will dissect a financial plan, including a master budget, sales, forecast, purchase budget, operating expense budget, cash, and capital budget, projected operating statements, and proforma balance sheets in preparation of creating their own.
  3. Communication: Students will be able to present different business production applications for problem-solving and generate simulated tech packs of product data to be used throughout a global supply chain.
  4. Globalism:  Students will analyze the worldwide supply chain processes from selected examples, including purchasing from a global source.
  5. Technology: Students will evaluate how fiber, textile, apparel producers, retailers and home furnishing companies merchandise and market their products within the industry to the ultimate consumer by using different advanced technologies in manufacturing and marketing, channels of distribution and communication.
  6. Research & Critical Thinking: Student will research and evaluate how fiber, textile, apparel producers, retailers and home furnishing companies and market their products within the industry to the ultimate consumer.