January 27, 2010
Where We Are…
The FMM Office is located:
See our receptionist at the front desk to make an
You will each meet with your advisor in group meetings
later this morning. E-mail your advisor to arrange for
future individual meetings.
Who We Are…
Renee Cooper …Acting Chairperson
Naomi Gross…Assistant Chair / AAS Deg.
I Love New York Club Advisor
Gary Wolf…Acting Assistant Chair / AAS Deg.
Who We Are…
Nancy Kaplan…Assistant Chair / BS Deg.
Vincenzo Gatto…Advisor International Programs
Registrar Advisors for FMM:
Ellyn Halpern (From A-L)
Andrew Omotoso (From M-Z)
Who We Are; Continued….
Admissions issues only: not course
In preparation for orientation you received:
Spring Academic Calendar
The following will be handed out today:
FMM Curriculum Worksheet
SAVE THIS DOCUMENT!
Use it as a tool to track your progress, semester by semester
Bring it with you to all advisement sessions.
The curriculum worksheet is:
Arranged by Semester.
Lists required Major and Liberal Arts courses
Provides any Pre-requisites
Provides credit requirements to complete the degree.
Lists choices of:
Major Area Electives, Related Area Electives, Liberal Arts
Electives, Art Requirement, P/E requirements.
Provides the 2 year program
broken down by semester.
Review each semester
Note : Physical Education/Health
Education requirements are not
included in any particular
semester but must be fulfilled
Liberal Arts and Art
Major Area Electives
Related Area Elective
Each of you has been assigned to an FMM
You met with your FMM advisor on January
27th from 3:00 – 4:00pm.
Stay in touch with your advisor during your
AAS degree program!
Always bring your curriculum worksheet
with you. This is your guide from semester
Group advisement sessions will take place
prior to registration for fall 2010 classes on
Thursday March 25th from 1:00- 2:00pm. We
urge you to attend this session!
In addition to your assigned advisor and
group advisement, one-on-one advisement is
available with an FMM advisor during the day
or evening hours.
What is Common Hour?
Time out for Club Meetings and Campus Activities:
see Student Life: A bldg 7th Floor.
Common Hour is every Tuesday & Thursday
between 1 pm and 2 pm
BRAG (open to all minorities)
Delta Epsilon Chi (Collegiate Division of DECA)
American Marketing Association
I Love New York Club
Location: Room B202
Related area elective (choice)
To be taken 3rd or 4th semester
Builds networking and focus on career
Must be planned semester before
Pick up “student guidelines” handout
Must attend one special internship
orientation meeting as posted on the
Students MUST maintain a 2.0 GPA.
Falling below 2.0=12 credit probation and / or
Students have up to 6 weeks to withdraw from a
class---tuition penalties apply; notify Professor.
Grades of “Incomplete” are calculated as an “F”
until completed….make up exams offered the
following semester: Fee $25
FIT’s graduation ceremony is held in May
Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 to receive a
Students must complete 68 to 72 credits
All FMM / FIT requirements must be met; no exceptions
The “Request to Graduate” form must be completed ($30
bursar fee); this form is available on line
Applying to Bachelor’s Program
Applications is available on line. You must
re-apply if interested.
(**$25 fee, no essay required)
Applications should be filed no later than
October 1, 2011 for Spring 2012.
Bachelor candidates should attend Upper
Division advisement meetings in the fall
semester 2011 (or semester prior to
Bachelor’s Degree Program
Buying Product Fashion
Planning Development Management
• Inventory • Computer • Workshop in
Management Aided Apparel
• Fashion Product Merchandising
Planning and Development • Sales
Allocation • Web PDM Management
International Courses & Semester Abroad
**GPA Requirements and faculty approval
**Attend orientation meetings in fall semester
5th & 6th Semester in Florence (BS Program)
Westminster University Program
Other programs in: France, England, China, and Australia.
Summer courses abroad: FM226 International Buying &
Marketing, FM 491 London Internship
International Programs Office: B119
Web site: www3.fitnyc.edu/internationalprograms
FMM International Programs: Prof. Gatto B320
The FMM Office: B320
FMM phone number: 212-217-4800
FMM faculty are available for academic advisement. Call or
stop into B320 to schedule
Group Advisement: March 25, 2010 (location TBA)
DARS (Degree Audit) are available! Print a copy and keep it
with your Curriculum Worksheet!